The Old Fox Club

Who are we?

The Old Fox Club is established by the Glass Innovation Institute (Gii). We aim to collect glass related knowledge from experts who have retired from the whole value chain and to transfer it to the next generation.

This will ensure that invaluable (and often unwritten) experience will be inherited and utilized by young generations. 

Universities and companies can hire our members to provide training or to help in the development of new products and processes.

Our mission

The Old Fox Club will be the leading knowledge-sharing network for the whole glass value chain by connecting glass experts and designers with young professionals, startups, universities and students.

What we expect from the members?

While The Old Fox Club coordinates all the work, all members are expected to:

  • Contribute
    • To the material bank and press: technical articles and presentations/ papers/videos/animations/pictures
    • Some marketing materials
    • Ideas for a virtual training program (near future)
  • Give one presentation voluntarily in educational events arranged by the club (travel expenses will be covered).
  • Help to get business partners to sponsor and support the development of GII, especially when we apply for EU funds.
  • Make Gii more well known among other companies and glass experts.

Our success does not happen without other companies, universities, research institutes and customers.

Join the Club


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I agree that Glass Innovation Institute (GII) and the Old Fox Club can use/publish my name and my given referenced technical material(s), like presentation(s)/paper(s)/video(s)/animation(s) and picture(s) etc. Your contact information will be added in GII’s data base.


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A fresh approach

Glass Innovation Institute (GII) is the first organisation to provide a knowledge-based platform for all players in the glass industry, connecting experts and professionals with young generations.

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For more information, please contact: 

Jorma Vitkala | | +358 40 553 2042

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