Event info

All the relevant information about the event week – you can find it here.

Sprint will be organized 7.-11.11.2022

This year, Sprint Innovation Festival will take place as a hybrid event. Most of the student teams work on site at TAMK’s main campus in Kauppi, and some teams work online. On Friday, the final pitches will be held at Tampere University’s City centre campus. The final pitches of teams working online are organized in Zoom.

Pre-Sprint on Tuesday 1.11.2022

Pre-Sprint will be held online on Tuesday 1st November 2022, the week before Sprint. At this event, the student teams get to know each other and orientate on the program and working methods of the actual event week.

Sprint enrollment has closed 27th of October. Student, with questions on participation, please contact sprint@tuni.fi.

Contact person

Sprint tiimi | Sprint Team

Questions about Sprint?

Contact Sprint team and we’ll work it out!

Partners and challenges 2022

There will be interesting challenges to solve from companies and organizations operating in different fields. Most of the challenges are on site at TAMK’s Kauppi campus and fourchallenges are implemented as online work.

In the autumn, students participating Sprint will be able to wish for the most interesting challenges, and we try to take those wishes into consideration while dividing the student teams.

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Sprint partners 2022

Challenges on campus

Challenges online

Our host during Sprint week

We have the pleasure to enjoy the company of our host, Trent Pancy for the whole Sprint week!

Trent is an American actor, comedian, writer, and event host living in Tampere since 2010. He has performed, taught, and taken part in events of all shapes and sizes across the globe. And yes, that is his natural hair. 

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Event Speakers 2022

Minna Koskelo

Futures Designer


Minna Koskelo is a forerunner in future design in Finland. In her thinking, she combines foresight thinking, service design and human sciences.
In Sprint, Minna explains how and why the future is taken into account in the solutions!

Titus van der Spek

Expert & lecturer

Titus van der Spek is an expert and lecturer in social entrepreneurship and business management at The Hague.

In Sprint, Titus gives you the keys to understanding and defining the problem!

Jani Turku

CEO & Ideator


Jani is the CEO of Ideapakka and an ideator. He coaches facilitation and creativity and helps organizations function better in everyday life.
In Sprint, Jani challenges students to come up with ideas!

Mika Yrjölä

University lecturer


Mika is a university lecturer in marketing at Tampere University. He’s research topics are strategic marketing, including value propositions, business models, capabilities, and customer orientation.
In Sprint, Mika opens up insights into customer understanding!

Cristian Burr Raty

Industrial Designer

Cristian is an Industrial Designer from Diego Portales University (UDP) in Chile. He is an Entrepreneurship coach, mentoring countless student startups, and a Digital Fabrication Teacher, bringing ideas to life.
In Sprint, Cristian guides students in prototyping!

Raúl Berlanga Zarate



Raúl is an entrepreneurship and team learning coach. He is a strong generalist and intrapreneur who acts smartly but lazily, in other words, in a startup-like manner.

In Sprint, Raúl gives the students tips on how to build a pitch!

Innovation week program

Experts 2022

We will publish experts of the event in September!

Supporting partners

Sprint Innovation Festival is supported by:

Tampereen kauppakamari
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Tampere Chamber supports the execution of Sprint Innovation Festival.

Sinetti Säästöpankki participates Sprint on campus! Meet them at the stand in the lobby!

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Sprint Crew clothing by High Peak.

Pirkanmaan Osuuskauppa participates Sprint on campus! Meet them at the stand in the lobby!