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Luodaan Keski-Suomeen sijoittuva peli- ja digialan toimijoita yhdistävä ja yhteen kokoava ekosysteemi (kiihdyttämö). Ekosysteemin toiminnan kautta syntyy monialainen toimijaverkosto, jonka keskinäinen yhteistyö rikastuttaa toimijoiden osaamista, luo edellytyksiä yrittäjyydelle sekä uusille liiketoimintamahdollisuuksille.

Create an ecosystem (accelerator), which brings the gaming and digital actors in Central Finland together. Through the operation of the ecosystem, a multidisciplinary network of actors is created, whose mutual co-operation enriches the know-how of the actors, creates the conditions for entrepreneurship and new business opportunities.

Action

  • The ecosystem operating model and implementation in practice
    - Ecosystem operating model is tested and piloted with different stakeholders
    - Open to all events
    - New funding instruments

  • Gamefication and digital services
    - Co-development projects
    - New business and education opportunities

  • Business simulation
    - Education project labs

  • Visibility and internationalization of the ecosystem
    - Branding
    - International cooperation networks

Results

  • Through the operation of the ecosystem, a multidisciplinary network of actors is created, whose mutual co-operation enriches the know-how of the actors, creates the conditions for entrepreneurship and new business opportunities.
  • The awareness and credibility of the digital and gaming industry in Central Finland is growing
  • Networking and growth of expertise --> Jyväskylä Digi & Game Center

Basic details

  • Funding
    - Regional Council of Central Finland from European Regional Development Fund, BusinessJyväskylä and Fingersoft

  • Partners
    - Lead partner JAMK University of Applied Sciences, School of Business
    - Co-partner Jyväskylä Game Industry Hub Expa

  • Duration
    - 1.12.2018–31.12.2020

  • More information
    - Hanna Hauvala, Project Manager, JAMK, hanna.hauvala@jamk.fi, +358 40 576 9174
    - Tuomas Roininen, Chairman of the Board, Expa, tuomas.roininen@expa.fi, +358 50 380 0991