Join Us At The 2nd Edition Of This Iconic Innovation And Thought Leadership Event Co-Organized By The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society And The Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland

April 25-26, 2016


Registrations Have Ended! Counting Down To April 25th For An Exciting Event!

Are you “Value Conscious” and “Values Conscious”?


Do you want to learn how to do more with less?


Do you want to know how to innovate under resource constraints and cost controls?


Are you already working on or want to learn more about high impact, new tech, sustainable and affordable solutions?


Then, InnoFrugal during April 25-26, 2016 is your answer.


InnoFrugal is a non-profit event organised by The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society. It is a 2 day conference comprising of

  • Speaker sessions

  • Panel discussions

  • Product demo/showcasing

  • Workshops

  • Investor meetings &

  • Networking/Match making sessions

  • InnoFrugal is a forum for best practices, policy analysis, latest thinking and successes in frugal innovation. It brings together world class experts, executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers from across various domains such as: Technology, Education, Energy, Environment, Food, Healthcare & Water.

    Slow growth, deleveraging, environmental constraints, ageing societies in Finland and other developed economies on one hand and emerging world markets on the other are the drivers behind InnoFrugal.


    What some of the Attendees from the 1st edition (held in April 2015) of InnoFrugal said about the conference:

    “Far exceeded my expectations!”

    “The conference showed that frugal innovation is an upcoming, particular economic issue against the backdrop of an emerging globally aware human ecology with a social-ecological and a techno-economic side.”


    “Really great overall - organization, content, communication. The only thing to make it better would be more of everything. More people to meet, more presenters and panels to learn from.


    “10/10 - one of the best quality event I´ve ever been involved in.”



    What is InnoFrugal?
    We are urging businesses to respond to limitations in resources; whether financial, material or institutional, and turn these constraints into innovative ideas and quality, practical, affordable & sustainable solutions.
    Why Should you participate at InnoFrugal?
    • Learn new types of business models and value chains
    • Discover new ideas and solutions
    • Identify current and future trends in Innovation
    • Identify new skills to learn and develop
    • Learn about enabling technologies
    • World Class Speakers
    • Workshops with Experts
    • Tremendous Networking
    • Get to know more about creating affordable and sustainable B2B & B2C solutions
    • Investor - Business Interactions
    Conference Registration

    The conference registration begins on September 16th, 2015 with the Super Early Bird Tickets. The 2 day conference will occur on April 25-26, 2016.

    Please note that the preliminary agenda will be released on January 15, 2016 and we shall notify the ticket purchasers when we open registrations for Workshops and Matchmaking.

    Featured Speakers

    InnoFrugal Agenda

    Preliminary Schedule

    Registrations Have Ended! Counting Down To April 25, 2016 For An Exciting Event!

    Attending InnoFrugal will give you a wide perspective on what are the new innovation ideas and where they fit in our global market. Come and learn from global speakers and network with investors and specialists from this growing innovation field.   If your company or organisation wants to pay by invoice for your tickets, please email your message to

    Our Partners

    Main Partners



    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.

    Team Finland

    Team Finland

    The Team Finland network promotes Finland and boosts the success of Finnish companies abroad. The Team Finland network brings together all state-funded actors and the services they offer to promote the internationalisation of Finnish companies, to attract foreign investments to Finland, and to promote Finland’s country brand.



    Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation is the most important public funding agency for research funding in Finland.

    Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland

    Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland

    Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland


    Embassy of India in Finland

    Embassy of India in Finland

    Embassy of India in Finland


    KEKSINTÖSÄÄTIÖ - Foundation for Finnish Inventions’ mission is to promote Finnish invention activity.The Foundation has been doing this work for more than 40 years supporting the Finnish private individuals and helping them in developing their inventions into business.

    Heureka -  The Finnish Science Centre

    Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre

    The Finnish Science Centre - Heureka introduces the public to science and technology in an engaging and interactive way. Visitors can experience the joy of discovery through spectacular exhibitions, planetarium films and events.

    In Kind Partners

    Urban Mill

    Urban Mill

    Urban Mill is thematic global focal point for Urban Innovations with 1300 m2 co-working and co-creation space.

    Media Partners



    Valokynä-lehti is an independent and respected trade magazine for computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing (CAM), product lifecycle management (PLM) and building information modeling (BIM). Four times a year, Valokynä magazine explains the news in the industry, focuses on practical problems and presents guidelines for development and research.

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