In 2016, the Government of India launched the Smart Cities Mission - an urban renewal and program to transform 100 cities across the country into Smart Cities. In order to provide insights into the immense business opportunities in this sector, the Embassy of India is organizing a seminar on ”India’s Smart Cities Mission: Opportunities for Collaboration” 11 October 2018 in Tampere.
Three Finnish companies and two Indian companies will present their current operations in the Smart City sector in India, and participate in a panel discussion, which will highlight the experience of implementing Smart City projects in India, collaboration with other technology and service providers, localisation, and advise for startups and SME’s interested in exploring the Smart City opportunities in India.
Moderated by Mr. Venkata Gandikota, Founder and President, The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society
15:15 - 15:20 Opening remarks by Mr. Venkata Gandikota, Founder and President, The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society
15:20 - 15:30 Tech Mahindra, India: Leveraging Digital Technolofies to Enable Smart, Safe and Sustainable Cities and Active Citizen Participation by Mr. Ola Hammarlund, Head of Engineering Business for the Nordics
15:30 - 15:40 Ramboll Oy's Smart City Projects in India: Infrastructure, Structural Engineering Services and Smart Mobility Projects by Mr. Seppo Pakarinen, Project Manager, Smart Mobility, Ramboll
15:40 - 15:50 Larsen & Toubro Infotech, India: System integrator and Master Service Provider for Smart City Projects in India by Mr. Ashwarya Agnihotri, Manager, Strategic Sales, Larsen and Toubro Infotech
15:50 - 16:00 Mirasys Oy's Smart City Operations in India: Video Management Systems for Cities and Other Stakeholders in India by Mr. Jouni Räihä, Vice President, Product Management, Mirasys
16:00 - 16:10 Avanto Ventures Oy: Searching for Routes to Revenues in Electric Mobility Transformation in India by Ms. Ulla Koivukoski, Head of Avanto Ventures India
16:10 -17:00 Panel Discussion
17:00 - 17:15 Q & A