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From July 8-26, Tallinn University of Technology is hosting the European Innovation Academy, a training program giving 200 students from 30 countries a chance to draft a prototype and business model, and then introduce them to investors.

The event kicked off today with a rock performance and a demonstration of how a 3D printer works, in this case producing a copy of a professor's brain.

Highlights of the event include a video lecture by professor Steve Blank and a Windows Phone 8 workshop with Stepan Bechynsky.

"Estonia's economic development depends a lot on innovation and a bit on crazy ideas bringing new successful businesses or new initiatives. The Innovation Academy is a very rewarding working model for connecting brilliant and talented young people and inspiring them to think big and bold," said Rain Laane, Microsoft's director in the Baltics.

The Innovation Academy will be held next year in Sophia Antipolis in France, home to the largest technology park in Europe.



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