KEYNOTE: Internet of Things and the Smart City + funding experiences
IInternet of Things (IoT) and its services are becoming part of our everyday life, ways of working, and business. The long-standing visions of the personal digital assistant, smart home, smart car and the smart environment are now becoming reality with the help of mobile computing and IoT. In this talk, I will examine Finnish research funding instruments supporting research, tech transfer and startup activities. I will discuss IoT related funding and startup experiences and present some lessons learned from tech transfer.