eTLakes – Setting up a silicon valley of educational technology (2013-2014) 

eTLakes is a start-up project to establish a dynamic community that develops educational technology services and products for markets in emerging economies. The eTLakes brand will be based on the North Karelian educational technology research and expertise. The project will produce road maps in order to guide the transformation of Joensuu region into a Silicon Valley of Educational Technology.

Regional Council of North Karelia, 35 000 €

School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland, 15 000 €

Kirsi Karjalainen, kirsi.karjalainen (at)

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