For curious minds who aim high and are interested in design, tech or business.
Dash connects students and professionals mainly from the fields of design, business and tech to work in teams for one weekend. You create inspirational solutions to challenges from companies in Finland.
Participants share a passion for solving or learning to solve problems in a diverse and creative way, utilizing various design thinking approaches.
Dash shows the power of diverse and multidisciplinary teams at their best.
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Hacking (Mentors available)
Hacking (Mentors available)
Closing Ceremony and announcing winners
Kuopio is constantly developing the city’s smart mobility and public transport services.
How to improve the attractiveness and usability of buses in the new Savilahti district and campus area? How can they be maintained easily and can be used throughout the year? What could be the new innovative way to connect people with the bus lines?
Self-employed people and entrepreneurs have a lot of responsibility. Yet they often forget to look after themselves. Many entrepreneurs aren’t aware of how their statutory pension insurance affects their social security as a whole.
How do we increase their understanding of the security that their pension insurance provides?
Housing is facing a new era in many ways. Circular economy and buildings’ lifecycle have become hot topics in construction.
But how to make circular economy part of daily living and inspire residents to make the right choices?
How living could be improved using circular economy practices at home? How can circular thinking be integrated into our daily living in an apartment building?
How can Hartela and their ecosystem become the circular economy pioneers in construction in Finland?
The largest pizza restaurant chain in Finland, Kotipizza, is built of two concepts tied up with one brand. Kotipizza shop-in-shops at gas stations are popular, but lack visibility and the feeling that the restaurants have.
How to make them stand out with the Kotipizza brand in the middle of gas station wonderlands of candy, donuts and coffee? How to communicate the differences between brick & mortar restaurants and shop-in-shop locations for the consumers?
Transportation is one of the heaviest causes of emissions, and the aim is to help customers in adopting cleaner solutions.
How could Neste steer the behavior and decision making of B2B customers towards more sustainable solutions? How could Neste support B2B customers (fleets, buses...) in choosing more sustainable transportation fuel options?
Slow, frustrating, expensive and inefficient have been the words to describe the challenge of integrating the new flow of immigrants.
How to find a quicker and more efficient route to work, integration and self-sustained life for immigrants in Finland? Create a solution and you will impact the work of Startup Refugees, the whole Finnish society, and change the lives of numerous immigrants.
Finland's movie industry needs a fix in posture in the current casting culture. One of the current problems is that movie extras and actors are not compensated well enough and the productions are therefore lacking the right people.
How to create a fair and functioning system where the needs of all the parties involved are taken into consideration? How can Helsinki Casting push the industry towards fair pays and more convenient practices through the use of new tools for project management?
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I design ways to achieve my dreams. I aim to focus on all the useful things but end up having 2h long conversations about life.
I design what to eat next, when to sleep next and when to have my next holiday – I design relaxing.
I design crazy immaterial birthday gifts.