The GREAT Network – Design Future Health

The Design Future Health (GREAT) project is a network of Nordic and Baltic Higher Educational Institutions coordinated by the University of Turku with partners – Universities of Oslo, South-Eastern Norway, Tartu, Åbo Akademi and Centre for Digital Life Norway. The network aims to introduce and use design thinking in the development of learning and learning environments to promote a new culture of innovative thinking and to apply it in health technology education. The network initiates a completely novel culture inspired by Stanford Design Thinking Model in creating own educational material and organizing own training courses as well as events in design thinking.

Steering group

University Name
UTU Sanna Salanterä, Project Leader
UTU Anni Pakarinen, Chairman
UTU Eriikka Siirala, Secretary
UT Mari Kangasniemi
UT Marika Laidvere (Student)
UiO Nicolay Bérard-Andersen
UiO Beate Rygg Johnsen
USN Janne Herholdt Dugstad
ÅA Linda Nyholm

Steering group

University Name
UTU Sanna Salanterä, Project Leader
UTU Anni Pakarinen, Chairman
UTU Eriikka Siirala, Secretary
UT Mari Kangasniemi
UT Marika Laidvere (Student)
UiO Nicolay Bérard-Andersen
UiO Beate Rygg Johnsen
USN Janne Herholdt Dugstad
ÅA Linda Nyholm

Development group

University Name Subgroup
UTU  Anni Pakarinen  SYMPOSIUM
UTU  Eriikka Siirala  SYMPOSIUM
UT Janne Pühvel ONLINE COURSE
UiO  Beate Rygg Johnsen ONLINE COURSE
UiO  Øistein Sonstad (student)  ONLINE COURSE
UiO  Olga Mikhailova (student) ONLINE COURSE (coordinator), SYMPOSIUM
UiT Danijela Simonovic (student) THEMATIC EVENTS (coordinator), WEBPAGE
USN  Vidar Thomassen (student)​  ONLINE COURSE, WEBPAGE
ÅA  Linda Nyholm  SYMPOSIUM
ÅA  Camilla Mattjus (Student)  SYMPOSIUM (coordinator), THEMATIC EVENTS
UTU  Sanna Salanterä  THEMATIC EVENTS
UTU  Kaile Kubota (student)   WEBPAGE (coordinator), ONLINE COURSE

Intensive course group

University Name Subgroup
UT  Janne Kommusaar  COURSE CONTENT, ADMINISTRATION
UT  Kadri Strömberg-Järvi (student)  PRELIMINARY MATERIAL
UT Siiri Sats (student)  COURSE CONTENT
UT Merle Seera PRELIMINARY MATERIAL
UiO  Nicolay Berard-Andersen COURSE CONTENT
UiO  Uswatun Kamalia (student)​  PRELIMINARY MATERIAL
UiO  Denis Dozen (student) COURSE CONTENT
UiO  Oscar Ofordile Odeigah  COURSE CONTENT
UiO  Marthe Jordbrekk Blikra  COURSE CONTENT(coordinator)
NTNU  Aman S Chahal COURSE CONTENT
ÅA   Linda Nyholm  COURSE CONTENT
ÅA Camilla Mattjus (student)  COURSE CONTENT
UTU  Eeva Rainio  ADMINISTRATION
UTU  Anni Pakarinen  ADMINISTRATION
UTU  Annika Nordberg(student)  PRELIMINARY MATERIAL, ADMINISTRATION (coordinator),ONLINE COURSE
UTU   Habib Ullah Raj (student) ​  COURSE CONTENT (coordinator)
UTU  Zhu Quing Ren (Christina)(student)  PRELIMINARY MATERIAL (coordinator)