Lapland UAS attends INNO4Sports Final Conference
The final conference of the INNO4Sports project took place at the world-famous filming studio, Distrito Digital in Alicante, Spain.
During the event partners took the opportunity to report project results
and the opportunities available following the completion of the Inno4sports project
brings together 5 regions: Hajdú-Bihar (HU), Lapland (FI), Lodzkie
Region (PL), South Netherlands (NL), Valencian Region (ES) and EPSI (BE)
sharing the ambition to strengthen the regional innovation ecosystems
on sports & vitality based on market chances, social trends and
Present at the event from Lapland UAS was Engineering expert Hannu Korhonen
who took the opportunity to present the Smart Urban Routes project.
This project looks to collect data in order to start a further planning
consultation to develop a pathway around Rovaniemi that will promote
active healthy lifestyles, innovation and enterprise.
last year Lapland UAS has been a partner in a pilot project to research
the use of data as a tool to enable innovation within the Arctic Sport
Network. Hosting two workshops and a set of interviews, Ben Taylor
, Sport and Tourism Development Specialist, presented key data to the
stakeholders. Following the presentation, the group set out to
brainstorm and discuss the potential future projects stemming from the
Ben Taylor (Lapland UAS), Hannu Korhonen (Lapland UAS), Marko Keskitalo (The Regional Council of Lapland), Pirkko Sivonen (The Regional Council of Lapland) and Marke Rautiala (City of Kemi) attending the conferece in June 2022.