Omnia Makespace hosted for 2 weeks, 9 students from Espoo International School (school link) who are doing their TET (Työelämään tutustuminen) training at Innovative Education Council (https://www.innoedu.org) who are located at A Grid(https://agrid.fi) in Otaniemi district well known in Finland for some of the biggest companies including Nokia, Kone, Microsoft, HP and Rovio to name a few.
“Omnia makerspace has been in use by companies and students both and by hosting TET we are taking the extending the experience to the school students as well” says Siim-Eigo Saar, Host, Omnia Makerspace
Agrid is part of the Aalto University campus and some of its well-known tenants include European Space Agency(ESA), United Nations Technology Innovation Labs(UNTIL), Omnia University apart from Espoo city office such as Business Espoo and Enter Espoo (formerly Espoo Marketing). A Grid is a shining example of the university campus lifestyle blended with entrepreneurial spirit and a mindset to co-create, innovate and change the world. It is home for 150 ambitious start-ups and partners, and acts as a gateway to the university’s ecosystem of resources, talented students and cutting-edge research and infrastructure.