The Young Researcher Entrepreneurs of 2020 are building Finland’s first quantum computer
The Young Researcher Entrepreneur 2020 award is awarded to quantum physicists Jan Goetz and Kuan Yen Tan. Together with their colleagues Mikko Möttönen and Juha Vartiainen, they have co-founded IQM Quantum Computers, a startup which builds quantum computers using supercomputing qubits. IQM now operates in Munich, Germany and Espoo, Finland, and has partners across Europe.
KAUTEn Avartajat-juttusarjassa esitellään säätiön rahoittamien tutkijoiden uusia ja mielenkiintoisia tutkimusavauksia. Sarjan jutut tarjoavat tuoreita näkökulmia ajankohtaisiin ja nouseviin ilmiöihin kaupallisten ja teknillisten tieteiden aloilta.
Everyone from directors to team members can help to create an inclusive organisation
KAUTE talks x Aalto University webinar addressed the importance of diversity and inclusion in organisations. Experts from academia and the business world agreed that while there are challenges in creating an inclusive organisation, accommodating employees with diverse backgrounds is a strategic strength.
The finalists for the Young Researcher Entrepreneur Award 2020
Here are the four finalists for the Young Researcher Entrepreneur 2020 award. The award is granted yearly to an entrepreneur who has created a new research-based business.
3 views on enhancing diversity in organisations – are we biased, lazy or are the barriers structural?
The benefits of diversity and inclusion for businesses are well known. So why are we still struggling with these issues? In a KAUTE talks interview Rebecca Piekkari, Marcus Wallenberg Professor of International Business from Aalto University, Sami Itani, CEO of Adecco Finland and Kristina Sweet, CEO of The Shortcut share their views on the topic.
KAUTE talks x Aalto University: Diversity and inclusion in organisations
KAUTE and Aalto University invite you to a KAUTE talks online event on Tuesday 2 February 2021 at 9.00–10.30 to learn about diversity in organisations. The event is hosted by Marcus Wallenberg Professor Rebecca Piekkari from Aalto University. Join us for an insightful and inspiring morning!
Tutkijat maailmalle on KAUTE-säätiön, Walter Ahlströmin säätiön ja Liikesivistysrahaston yhteinen kansainvälistymisohjelma. Blogissa ohjelmaan osallistuneet tutkijat kertovat kokemuksistaan kansainvälisessä tutkijavaihdossa.
KAUTE’s grant application is open from 1 to 31 January 2021
Apply for a grant from 1 to 31 January 2021 for research, teaching and studying in the fields of economics and technical sciences. We will host an info event on our Twitter account on 20 January at 10 am, where you can ask questions about the application process.
How is the use of data changing our society?
KAUTE talks x Aalto University webinar dove into the societal impacts of technological development and who are driving these changes in our societies. The speakers highlighted the need for deeper understanding of sustainability and accountability in the use of data and other technologies.
Three views on data economy: what are the threats and possibilities and who carries the responsibility?
In a KAUTE talks interview Eero Korhonen, Head of Strategic Relationships EMEA, Google inc, Meeri Haataja, CEO of AI startup Saidot, and Risto Sarvas, Professor of Practice at Aalto University, share their views on the future of data.
KAUTE talks x Aalto University webinar on Data-driven future
KAUTE talks is a new event concept that brings together researchers to discuss current research and upcoming applications with organisations that apply research results into practice. KAUTE talks is launched with Aalto University in a series of webinars, starting on 9 December 2020 with a focus on our data-driven future!
Nominate your candidate for the Young Research Entrepreneur of 2020
The Young Research Entrepreneur of the Year is a 5,000 euro award given annually by the KAUTE Foundation’s Academic Entrepreneurship Fund to a researcher who has developed a new research-based business. We are now seeking candidates for the award!
Foundations support the promotion of researcher mobility – spring 2020 Tutkijat maailmalle grant decisions have been made
The corona situation did not hamper applicants’ enthusiasm to participate in the foundations’ joint Tutkijat maailmalle call for grant applications.