Innovation events

This autumn we are looking for digitalized innovations, concepts and solutions that look at forest industry and bioeconomy from a different perspective at Junction and ADIC hackathons and Slush.

 

Let’s #UPMhack the future in Helsinki!​
 

Junction

Nov 25 - 27, 2016

Supply chain goes mobile in November when UPM Paper ENA is looking for new, innovative digitalized solutions for its supply chain at Junction hackathon in Helsinki. The track is powered by IBM Bluemix cloud platform and tools, and supported by experts from UPM, Tieto and IBM.
Adic

Final at Slush on Dec 1, 2016

UPM is looking for new innovations to co-create sustainable Biofore solutions to build circular economy and minimize waste at ADIC this autumn.
Slush

Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2016

UPM is one of the key partners at Slush, Europe’s leading start-up event organised in Helsinki on 30 Nov - 1 December. UPM is also co-hosting the 'Smart and Clean Future' side event on 1 December, with Petteri Kalela talking about Biofore – The forest of opportunities for smart start-ups. UPM challenges future entrepreneurs and sustainability professionals to fulfil the potential in forests for responding to the constantly growing need for sustainable, eco-designed products and every-day wellbeing.

 Latest articles

Junction — why we need you!
SEP 01 2016

Junction — why we need you!

Junction, the hackathon, is a creative think tank where a thousand developers, designers and entrepreneurs from around the world get together to break the status quo and create inspiring digital innovations. UPM will definitely be there, and we warmly invite all imaginative hackers to share their bright ideas to help us push our supply chain into the digital future.
Driving value with new digital technologies
SEP 01 2016

Driving value with new digital technologies

“Change will never be this slow again,” said Gordon Moore in 1965 on the eve of a fundamental change in exponentially increasing computing power called Moore’s Law. It is of the best known predictions auguring the coming change that would profoundly impact the world of corporations and individual consumers.
Three months since Slush: some of the start-up spirit has rubbed off on us
JAN 29 2016

Three months since Slush: some of the start-up spirit has rubbed off on us

At the beginning of November, we attended the Slush 2015 event with a great deal of enthusiasm and curiosity. We were looking for mobile application developers for two of our projects, so we presented two challenges to the Slush attendees.
UPM on the Green Stage at Slush!
NOV 11 2015

UPM on the Green Stage at Slush!

The dark November in Helsinki is illuminated for two days by Slush. The event draws together over 15.000 tech entrepreneurs, business people and journalists from around the world.