Race4Scale – Development of Automotive and Motorsport Ecosystems

Development of the Multidisciplinary Educational, Business and RDI Opportunities for the Finnish-Russian Automotive and Motorsport Industry Ecosystem.

Teacher week 2.9.2022

Teacher Week will be held online on Friday 2nd of September, 2022. The day is scheduled around Eastern European Summer Time (EEST).

The Teacher Week is about the good practices in education. During the day you will be introduced to different cases in the participant organizations. The goal of the day is become inspired and pick up the tips on the best practices in education.

The day will start with EduKo’s presentations:

  • A pedagogical perspective on the use of smart glasses
  • Tuija Arola, Development Director

  • Dynabook smart glass technology
  • David Sims, Dynabook Europe and Petteri Aspelund, Pekava Oy


  • Break
  • From this point onward Xamk will introduce following presentations:

  • Future Experience Lab Concept – What is it? How does it work?
  • Jani Kiviranta, Project Manager and Joel Eronen, Workshop Assistant


  • Break
  • 11.40-12.10

  • Business Degree Programs in English at Xamk
  • Pia M. Jääskeläinen, Lecturer


  • Break
  • 12.15-12.45

  • Environmental Engineering Degree Program at Xamk
  • Arto Sormunen, Principal Lecturer

    Join the event on Zoom by clicking here.
    Passcode: 169557


    The South-Eastern Finland and Saint Petersburg with North-West Russia prioritize the sustainable development of cross-border automotive industry. This is not possible without engineering innovations and proper education for high-skill jobs meeting demands of the future. The Race4Scale project unites universities, researchers and business for the future synergetic automotive and motorsport ecosystem.


    • Students and life-long learners oriented on new careers.
    • Educators developing courses and programs for multidisciplinary education.
    • Industrialists and entrepreneurs building automotive and motorsport business of the future.

    LETI learning for future careers: university knowledge and skills for the Kudrovo Technopark School and R&D projects for self-driving cars


    • Establish and strengthen the long-term cross-border partnerships of businesses, educational institutions and associations in the automotive and motorsport industry ecosystem.
    • Develop exchanges between innovative businesses and university engineering research.
    • Increase opportunities for lifelong learning of advanced skills and qualifications.
    • Create new cross-border curricula for innovative lifelong learning.


    • For students and learners: Insight into the future workforce demands and job opportunities of cross-border automotive and motorsport industry.
    • For educators: Benchmarked masters and bachelors programs and professional qualification courses meeting future needs of the cross-border ecosystem.
    • For business and industry: Innovative engineering products and solutions developed by the university research teams.



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