The best days of your academic year!

Mark your calendars – Sprint Innovation Festival is back: 5-15.3.2024!


Test and Develop Your Skills in Sustainable Future Challenges

Put your theoretical knowledge into practice and embark on solving challenges for a more sustainable future! The Sprint Innovation Festival is a two-week event that brings together students and organizations. Showcase your skills, meet potential employers, and network with students from various fields within the Tampere higher education community. Lecture halls rarely offer the excitement you’ll experience during this event!

In the upcoming academic year, Sprint will be organized twice. The first event was a pilot in November 2023, with 120 students from Proakatemia and TAMK’s IB program. The next Sprint will be held again as an open event for everyone from March 5th to 15th, 2024.

Registration is now open for students of the University of Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences! Spaces are limited, so act quickly!

Follow Sprint Innovation Festival on Instagram @sprinttampere to stay tuned!

Partners from last Sprint (2023)

Sprint partner logos from fall 2023

What’s in it for you?

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Learn new skills

Train the skills you need in addition to your studies in your field!

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Build your network

Meet and work with students from different fields and make contacts with representatives of working life!

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Learn to new tools

Learn new tools that help you solve different everyday challenges both at work and on free-time!

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Earn credits

Take a break from basic studies and earn credits in a new way!

I learned about working in a multidisciplinary team and gained confidence in my own skills, ideas, and teamwork abilities.

Student feedback
Sprint Innovation Festival 2022

I learned to work in an international environment and utilize multiple perspectives in problem-solving.

Feedback from a student
Sprint Innovation Festival 2022

I have learned that fear of failure is only in my head, that challenge is not as scary as it seems.
The best way to overcome obstacles is to start doing things. The more you work, the more effort you put the better is the result.

Student feedback
Sprint Innovation Festival 2022

It was interesting to work with students from other fields of study. We all have our own strengths, and we had some good discussions. Initially, I had a slightly negative attitude towards the SPRINT week, but it turned out to be really enjoyable and rewarding.

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Sprint Innovation Festival 2022

Sprint Innovation Agenda

Agenda will be updated closer to the event.