Jyväskylä Human Technology City

Summer/autumn 2014

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Published twice yearly, Human Tech Center Finland magazine showcases the expertise, culture and people to be found in the Jyväskylä Region.

* Champion skier Matti Heikkinen chooses Jyväskylä
* Housing Fair in Jyväskylä: Something for everyone
* Living means more than having a home
* Full familiarity with wood
* Stakeholders are seizing power
* Satellite technology provides pep for business
* Finnish Music Campus ushers in the time of opera
* Translations ready in 15 minutes
* Mature students get more out of their studies
* At the heart of sports and well-being

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Kaksi kertaa vuodessa ilmestyvä Jyväskylä – Human Tech Center Finland -julkaisu esittelee Jyväskylän seudun osaamista ja vetovoimatekijöitä.

* Informaatio on tulevaisuuden raakaöljyä
* Koulutus työntää työuralla eteenpäin
* Kyberuhkia torjutaan uusilla messuilla
* Yrityksen on kestettävä pahinkin kyberuhka
* Pelin supersankari tekee Jyväskylää tunnetuksi
* Älykäs Kangas
* Ideat nopeasti testattavaksi
* Rasvajätteistä biopolttoaineita
* Vauhtia kasvuun Kasvu Open -kilpailusta
* Romantiikkaa ja shrek’n’rollia
* Tytti on maailman taitavin ompelija
* Kasvimaa ja kaupungin valot
* Yrittäjyysopintoja varikolta ruutulipulle asti
* Yksi kuva > tuhat vakuuttavaa markkinointisanaa

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This publication is brought to you by

The City of Jyväskylä, with a population of 135 000, is one of Finland’s centres of growth. Recognised as a city of high-quality education, Jyväskylä is also internation­ally known for the architecture of Alvar Aalto. www.jyvaskyla.fi

Jyväskylä Regional Development Company Jykes Ltd. is a business promotion and development company owned by the four municipalities in the Jyväskylä Region. The aim of Jykes is to create a favourable business environment. By offering expertise, support and various networks for companies, Jykes creates opportunities and conditions for profitable business operations. www.jykes.fi

The University of Jyväskylä is one of the largest, most attractive and dynamic research universities in Finland, with about 15 000 students, including international students from some 90 countries. www.jyu.fi

JAMK University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary institution of higher education with a strong international orientation and a student enrolment of 8 000. Our strengths are workplace-driven learning, close cooperation with the labour market and business, as well as extensive international contacts. www.jamk.fi

Jyväskylä Educational Consortium provides vocational and general upper secondary education to young people and adults. The consortium’s educational institutions are attended by over 22 000 students. www.jao.fi

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ISSN 2342-1002 (Online) Editorial Office in this issue University of Jyväskylä, P.O.Box 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä, miikka.kimari@jyu.fi, www.jyu.fi Editor-in-chief Miikka Kimari University of Jyväskylä Editorial staff and layout Viestintä-Paprico Oy, www.paprico.fi

Editorial board Satu Heikkinen (City of Jyväskylä), Miikka Kimari (University of Jyväskylä), Taija Lappeteläinen (Jyväskylä Regional Development Company Jykes Ltd.), Niina Luttinen (Jyväskylä Educational Consortium), Heli Toivola (JAMK University of Applied Sciences)

English translation Peter Gregory and Tony Melville

Printed by Kirjapaino Kari Ky Circulation 7 600 Cover photo by Petteri Kivimäki. Petteri Heinonen is studying business cour­ses at the Open University of the University of Jyväskylä.