Funding call: How to increase the attraction of Joensuu, the city needs your ideas – apply by 3 Dec


How would you increase the attraction of Joensuu? The city is looking for teams to develop innovative product or service ideas. The goal is to attract graduating students as well as tourists during winter. In this funding call a maximum of four teams will be selected in December to deliver their pilot implementation to the city of Joensuu on 30 March 2019 at the latest. The total amount of funding is EUR 10,000.

Two different themes – choose your own!

1) Talent Attraction

We are looking for new kind of product or service ideas, which are able to increase the number of graduating students and especially international exchange or degree students staying in Joensuu after their studies.

2) Joensuu in Winter

We are looking for new kind of tourism-related product or service ideas, which positively invigorate the Joensuu city center area possibly including the Pielisjoki river.

Who can participate?

Teams that have at least two members can apply. At least one team member must be a student, staff or faculty member of Karelia UAS, University of Eastern Finland, Savonia UAS or Riveria.

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