• University of Oulu (map)
  • 1 Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu
  • Oulu, 90570
  • Finland

University Business Forum is an event, that gathers together the most influential people from both research and business. The aim is to create better business opportunities and solutions to global problems by matching university researchers with business leaders

Keynote speakers in this event are Katarina Segerståhl, chief strategy officer of Aava, one of the biggest private healthcare companies in Finland and Petri Lehmus, R&D vice president at Neste, the biggest fuel company in Finland and the biggest producer of renewable diesel in the world.

The registration is now open here.

Event kicks off at nine in the morning with breakfast and keynotes. After getting inspired by the keynotes, visitors divide into three themed sub sessions, each covering the latest research of a certain theme. Themes of this event are wireless communications and AI, circular economy and personalized health. Each sub session consists of four to five research groups sharing their findings and five companies pitching their projects, hopes and needs to the science community. 

All participants gather together again for lunch, which is followed by the launch of 6Genesis Flagship ecosystem collaboration and tours in university premises. On the same day at 6 PM University Gala will be held in the university of Oulu. Therefore, this day altogether offers a great opportunity for networking with the most influential people on your field.

University Business Forum is open for everyone and free of charge. You can read more on the website of the event:,or send email to  ubf2018@oulu.fiif you have any questions.