Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

Nokia Foundation grants professor Yrj Neuvo a recognition award for achievements in development of postgraduate education

25/11/2021

Nokia Foundation grants professor Yrj Neuvo a recognition award for achievements in development of postgraduate education

Professor, doctor Yrj Neuvo has done remarkable work in developing postgraduate education and helping newly graduated non-medical doctors become employed at Finnish companies.

Nokia Foundation promotes and supports Finnish scientific development and education in information technology, telecommunications and related scientific disciplines.

25 November 2021

Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced the Nokia Foundation 2021 Recognition Award has been granted during a virtual ceremony to professor Yrj Neuvo for achievements in developing postgraduate education and supporting newly graduated doctors find employment at Finnish companies.

Each year more than 1,800 doctors graduate from Finnish universities. Compared to countries like U.S., Germany and Sweden, the employment rate of doctors is low in Finland. Enhancing post-doctorate job opportunities is crucial to the long-term competitiveness and strategic renewal of Finnish companies.

Hannu Kauppinen, Chairman of the board of Nokia Foundation, said: There's an increasing need to employ non-medical doctors in the private sector. Especially Finnish technology companies, Nokia among others, have seen the need for highly skilled experts who can help in driving innovation and renewing products and services. Strong relationships between universities and companies, and making the latest research results available are crucial in developing the Finnish economy and society. With this award we want to demonstrate our appreciation for the important work that Yrj Neuvo is doing to help phd graduates become employed at Finnish companies, but also his work in developing the needed skills amongst postdocs.

Yrj Neuvo is seen to have pursued three career paths. He worked as the professor of Digital Signal Processing at Tampere University of Technology. He has also worked as a leader at Nokia Corporation. Nokia Foundation now recognizes his outstanding achievements as a professor at Aalto University, specifically for the development of doctoral education and collaboration with Finnish companies. The Nokia Foundation is also highlighting the establishment of the PoDoCo (PostDocs for Companies) program for postdoctoral researchers and the Bit Bang course for the doctoral students.

The Bit Bang course was arranged for the first time during the academic year 2008-2009. Since then, the course has been organized a total of nine times as a multidisciplinary program for postgraduate students from universities across Finland. Yrj Neuvo designed and implemented this multidisciplinary education program that combines technology, business sciences and art, before the multidisciplinary Aalto University was founded.

During each Bit Bang course a group of students attend a field trip abroad and visit a technology hub with leading companies and research centers to understand the research, development and innovation strategies of the country in question. As part of the course, students have published their own Bit Bang related books that are freely available on the Internet.

The PoDoCo program was established to support the employment opportunities of doctors in the industry. The first projects started in 2016. A project is a joint effort between postdocs, a company and the funding foundation. A PoDoCo project usually lasts two years and consists of two phases, research and targeted research.

In cooperation with the postdocs, a PoDoCo project aims to generate new information on how to develop and grow its business for the company involved. The projects have managed to investigate and develop new technologies, new ways of working, business concepts as well as identify new market trends and demands. The PoDoCo program currently cooperates with 11 foundations.

During its existence the PoDoCo program has witnessed successful projects with several companies. The projects represent all scientific fields, although 35% of the projects have been related to the fields of natural sciences, like physics and chemistry, and engineering sciences. The program has been quite impactful as in 90% of the PoDoCo projects, the company ended up recruiting the postdoc involved with the project.

Nokia Foundation has granted over 1,850 scholarships and other grants during its 26-year existence. In 2021, the Foundation will grant scholarships and awards totaling around 430,000 euros.

About the Nokia Foundation

Nokia Foundation's purpose is to support the scientific development of information and telecommunications technologies and to promote education in the sector in Finland. Nokia Foundation provides scholarships and awards for this mission. The Foundation was established on the initiative of Nokia Oyj in 1995; it is an independent, non-profit organization under Finnish foundation law. www.nokiafoundation.com

About Nokia

At Nokia, we create technology that helps the world act together.

As a trusted partner for critical networks, we are committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. We create value with intellectual property and long-term research, led by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs.

Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and security, we help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable and inclusive world.

Media Inquiries:

Nokia

Communications

Phone: +358 10 448 4900

Email: press.services@nokia.com

Share
LINK: https://www.nokia.com/about-us/news/releases/2021/11/25/nokia-foundati...
See more stories from nokia

Most recent headlines

01/06/2029

IMT AIRBORNE VIDEO DOWNLINK SYSTEM (AVDS) TAKES OFF AT ALEA EXPO 06

Jun29 IMT AIRBORNE VIDEO DOWNLINK SYSTEM (AVDS) TAKES OFF AT ALEA EXPO 2016 SAVANNAH, GA, JUNE 29, 2016 - Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a leader in...

01/04/2025

Images from NAB 2017

Apr25 Images from NAB 2017 Mike Payne of Vislink delivers a presentation on newsnet, a secure, high-bandwidth IP network that completely transforms traditiona...

01/04/2024

VISLINK UNVEILS ALL-NEW HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD CAMERA TRANSMITTER AT NAB 2017

Apr24 VISLINK UNVEILS ALL-NEW HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD CAMERA TRANSMITTER AT NAB 2017 18 Unit Purchase by UK Based-Broadcast RF to be Finalized at Show LAS VEGAS, ...

03/12/2021

Spotify Joins the Valuable 500 With a Commitment to Disability Inclusion

Product accessibility has always been a focus for Spotify. Earlier this year, we introduced improvements to Spotify's mobile experience that included button...

03/12/2021

Space Development Agency Approves L3Harris' Missile-Tracking Satellite Design

MELBOURNE, Fla. - L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) successfully completed the fi...

03/12/2021

Fox Weather's Weekend Programming To Simulcast On Fox Business Network

NEW YORK Fox News Media's new AVOD streaming service Fox Weather will start simulcasting its live weekend programming on the Fox Business Network (FBN) on D...

03/12/2021

Gray Television Closes On The Acquisition Of Merediths TV Stations

ATLANTA As expected, Gray Television, Inc. has closed its acquisition of Meredith Corporation's Local Media Group and its 17 television stations in 12 local...

03/12/2021

Grass Valley Signs $31M, Five-Year Deal With Broadcast Solutions Group

MONTREAL Grass Valley and Broadcast Solutions Group have inked a $31 million deal that will see the systems integrator investing the sum over five years as it a...

03/12/2021

Sky Deutschland Taps Rohde for Storage Upgrade

MUNICH German broadcaster Sky Deutschland has installed storage technology from Rohde & Schwarz, which Rohde says will now give Sky the benefits of a highly rob...

03/12/2021

NewTek Adds to TriCaster Line

SAN ANTONIO, Texas NewTek has launched the new TriCaster 1 Pro, a streamlined live video production system with support for 4K UHD switching, live streaming, re...

03/12/2021

NAB Show Now Accepting Technical Paper and Panel Proposals

WASHINGTON, D.C. The 2022 NAB Show has issued a call for technical papers and panel proposals for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) tr...

03/12/2021

Demo Artist and Trainer Loni Fiscus Joins PlayBox Neo's U.S. Operations

PlayBox Neo has hired Loni Fiscus as a trainer for the U.S.-based PlayBox Neo team, providing training and demonstrations of the newest versions of the PlayBox ...

03/12/2021

Latency, Controlling Costs Top the List of Streaming Tech Challenges

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. A new survey of video developers by Bitmovin highlights a number of ongoing tech challenges facing streaming services, with 41% of those t...

03/12/2021

Grass Valley signs $31 million deal with Broadcast Solutions Group

Broadcast Solutions Groups Nordic team will also establish a new facility in Helsinki based on Grass Valley's cloud-based Agile Media Processing Platform (A...

03/12/2021

France Tlvisions future proofs newsroom with Fairlight

Broadcaster has implemented 31 Fairlight Advanced Consoles in two bay systems, across 24 regional newsroom hubs throughout France By Jenny Priestley Published...

03/12/2021

IPG Mediabrands To Use NewsGuard To Evaluate News Shows for Clients

Media buyer IPG Mediabrands said it will be working with NewsGuard to create an exclusive tool to determine whether individual news channels and shows are relia...

03/12/2021

Xandr Helps Future Today Grow CTV Advertising Revenue 200%

Future Today, a streaming video company with channels including HappyKids, Fawesome and Filmrise, says working with AT&T's Xandr unit is helping it cash in ...

03/12/2021

Cheryle Harrison Named Head of Bounce by Scripps Networks

Scripps Networks said it named Cheryle Harrison head of Bounce, the TV network serving African-Americans....

03/12/2021

NewFronts Scheduled To Be Held In May and In Person

The 2022 NewFronts will be held the week of May 2, with the first four days planned as in-person events, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) said Thursday....

03/12/2021

American Idol' Back on ABC Feb. 27

Season 20 of American Idol is on ABC starting Sunday, Feb. 27. Ryan Seacrest hosts and Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie are the judges. It is American I...

03/12/2021

Battlebots' Returns to Discovery Jan. 6

Battlebots returns on Discovery Jan. 6. The robot-fighting competition sees more than 60 teams head to Las Vegas to compete for The Giant Nut trophy. There are ...

03/12/2021

Women of the Movement', About Aftermath of Emmett Till Murder, on ABC Jan. 6

ABC will debut the limited series Women of the Movement, about Mamie Till-Mobley, who in 1955 risked her life to find justice for her son Emmett's murder, o...

03/12/2021

Kenny G Gets His Close-Up in HBO Documentary

Listening to Kenny G, a film about the notorious saxophonist, premieres on HBO December 2. Penny Lane directs and Bill Simmons executive produces....

03/12/2021

Dave Morgan, Pete Sniderman Retiring at Litton Entertainment

Dave Morgan, founder, president and CEO of Litton Entertainment, and Pete Sniderman, Litton's COO, will retire at the end of the year, Hearst Television ann...

03/12/2021

David Schafer Joins MSG Networks as Senior VP of Operations

MSG Networks said it hired David Schafer as senior VP, operations....

03/12/2021

Beverley Callard joins cast of Newark, Newark

Thursday 2 December 2021 Beverley Callard (Coronation Street) is set to star as Pauline in Golds recently announced comedy, Newark, Newark. The series is produc...

03/12/2021

SVG Voices: WWE Propmaster Mark Shilstone

SVG Voices: WWE Propmaster Mark Shilstone By SVG Staff Friday, December 3, 2021 - 6:30 am Print This Story | Subscribe Story Highlights Many fans know ...

03/12/2021

SVG Esports Production Summit: Super League Gaming's Brian Gramo on the Emergence of Cloud-Based Workflows, Virtualis Studios

SVG Esports Production Summit: Super League Gaming's Brian Gramo on the Emer...

03/12/2021

Los Angeles Rams' Sarah Schuler on Tapping Into Local Talent for an Engaging, Entertaining Gameday

Los Angeles Rams' Sarah Schuler on Tapping Into Local Talent for an Engaging...

03/12/2021

Grass Valley Executive Chairman Louis Hernandez on Cloud-Based Future, $31M Deal With Broadcast Solutions Group

Grass Valley Executive Chairman Louis Hernandez on Cloud-Based Future, $31M Deal...

03/12/2021

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2020-21: Don Cornelli, The Lens Through Which America Watches Sports

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2020-21: Don Cornelli, The Lens Through Which A...

03/12/2021

Riot, Blizzard, EA, FACEIT, and NBA 2K League Talk Live Esports Production Workflows in the Pandemic Era

Riot, Blizzard, EA, FACEIT, and NBA 2K League Talk Live Esports Production Workf...

03/12/2021

Third Man Records Powers World-Class Performances with HARMAN Professional Solutions in New London Location

December 03, 2021 LONDON - December 03, 2021 - HARMAN Professional Solutions, t...

03/12/2021

Nokia to build new campus in Oulu

Nokia to build new campus in Oulu Press Release Nokia to build new campus in Oulu 3 December 2021 Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced the decision to ...

03/12/2021

Antoine Fuqua Forms First Look Partnership With Netflix; Announces New Production Company Name Hill District Media

Back to All News Antoine Fuqua Forms First Look Partnership With Netflix; Annou...

03/12/2021

It all started with a pan of soup!

Posted on 03 Dec 2021 For our second week of Give Back Fridays, weve got behind the volunteers at Wesleys Community Kitchen and Larder on the Fylde. After don...

03/12/2021

Fox Corporation Chief Financial Officer Steven Tomsic to Participate at Upcoming UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference

Fox Corporation Chief Financial Officer Steven Tomsic to Participate at Upcoming...

03/12/2021

Brian Skeels: Respect makes a difference on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

News | December 03 2021 Brian Skeels: Respect makes a difference on Internatio...

03/12/2021

2021-12-03

His Royal Highness Prince William will be the next Time to Walk guest on Apple Fitness+, closing the second season of the series with a special holiday episode ...

03/12/2021

Amp Sims: Garbage In, Garbage Out

An astute Friday Tip reader commented that while the tip on how to level the outputs of amp sim presets was indeed useful, I should also write about the importa...

03/12/2021

EBU News Committee urges Qatar to respect freedom of expression and journalists right to work

EBU News Committee urges Qatar to respect freedom of expression and journalists ...

03/12/2021

DiepCity' Review: Troubled Nox can't raise bail money for Bonga

DiepCity' Review: Troubled Nox can't raise bail money for BongaDiepCity's Nox, played by actress, Nozuko Ncayiyane, is unemployed at the moment and ...

03/12/2021

7de Laan: What is happening Friday 03 December 2021 - E242 S22

7de Laan: What is happening Friday 03 December 2021 - E242 S22Don't miss out on what's happening on tonight's episode! by SA TV and Soapies 03-12...

03/12/2021

Skeem Saam: Tonight's episode, E370 S9 - Friday 03 December 2021

Skeem Saam: Tonight's episode, E370 S9 - Friday 03 December 2021Find out what's going on tonight on Skeem Saam! by SA TV and Soapies 03-12-2021 in ...

03/12/2021

TONIGHT'S EPISODE: Scandal - Friday 03 December 2021 (E3968 S13)

TONIGHT'S EPISODE: Scandal - Friday 03 December 2021 (E3968 S13)Get to know what's happening on tonight's episode! by SA TV and Soapies 03-12-202...

03/12/2021

Gomora: What's happening tonight Friday, 03 December 2021 - E160 S2

Gomora: What's happening tonight Friday, 03 December 2021 - E160 S2Don't miss out on what's happening on tonight's episode of Gomora! by SA TV...

03/12/2021

Friday's Episode: Generations - The Legacy, E270 S30 (03 December 2021)

Friday's Episode: Generations - The Legacy, E270 S30 (03 December 2021)Keen to know what's happening on the latest episode of Generations: The Legacy? ...

03/12/2021

The River: what is happening E215 S4 - Friday 03 December 2021

The River: what is happening E215 S4 - Friday 03 December 2021On tonight's episode of The River . by SA TV and Soapies 03-12-2021 in SA TV and Film Th...

03/12/2021

TONIGHT'S EPISODE: Diep City E175 S1 - Friday 03 December 2021

TONIGHT'S EPISODE: Diep City E175 S1 - Friday 03 December 2021We've got you covered on what's happening tonight. by SA TV and Soapies 03-12-2021 ...