Camps, Jams, Hackathons, Challenges

With the help of innovation camps, competitions, and communal sessions we produce ideas, accelerate their commercialisation, and develop new products and services.

In addition to companies, participants in events and projects can include programme developers, planners, researchers, and other experts from outside the organisation.

Doctoral School of Industry Innovations (DSII)

DSII is a new kind of school for PhDs, based on cooperation between companies and universities, for the production of industrial innovations based on innovation platforms, and of PhDs as innovators for the needs of industry.

Training and coaching

Hermia Group offers training and coaching to develop professional know-how through the training services that it coordinates, and by utilising its own fields of expertise. The training is implemented by the experienced cooperative partners of Hermia Group. Training and coaching is organised both for the benefit of individuals, for instance employment training, such as Spirit CT Future. Training is also tailored to the needs of companies and other organisations.

Spirit ICT Future

Hermia Group organises professional supplementary training aimed at deepening or expanding previously acquired professional skills. The training is linked with the ongoing upheavals in the ICT field. The array of training currently includes more than 100 different training programmes in areas such as technology, methods, and business acumen:

SpiritR is a recruitment programme that offers ICT companies of the Tampere area as well as unemployed job seekers the possibility to meet each other during a recruitment programme. The duration of a recruitment programme is about 90 days, 12 days of which are reserved for face-to-face teaching with the purpose of promoting the success of recruitment, while offering those participating in the training the possibility for professional development.

Programmes for change

Hermia Group has considerable experience in organising coaching programmes for the needs of employees of companies in changing situations. A typical example of such a situation of change involve mass lay-offs; procedures have been developed for the implementation of such lay-offs, helping personnel of the company in their career-changing situation, while at the same time finding a way for the company itself to implement the situation of change in a way that is optimal for the company itself from the point of view of economics and social responsibility.