Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation: Frugal Friday, Helsinki

  • Nigel M Bolster (Contributor)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Frugal Friday is a breakfast event organised under Tekes BEAM (Business With Impact) program. Frugal Friday offers participants an excellent opportunity to discuss with professionals (from across various sectors like health, education, energy, cleantech), decision makers, investors and policy makers. The theme of the inaugural event in December is mHealth and mEducation. Presentations will be held by the below speakers. There will be ample time for demo, Q&A, networking and discussion along with coffee and breakfast. The aim of Tekes and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs' joint programme BEAM – Business with Impact, is to generate new, sustainable business in developing countries. BEAM assists Finnish enterprises and other actors in using innovations to address global development challenges, by converting such innovations into successful and sustainable business in both Finland and developing countries.
Period11 Dec 2015
Event titleTEKES Business with Impact - Frugal Friday
Event typeSeminar
LocationHelsinki, FinlandShow on map


  • mHealth
  • frugal innovation
  • eye care
  • low-income countries
  • low-income settings
  • ophthalmology
  • health care
  • health technology