The laying of the founding stone of the new building that goes with a working name Arvo2 took place on 1st September, 2014 on Kauppi campus. The new building is scheduled to be finished by autumn 2016. All the University of Tampere schools (BioMediTech, School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences) on Kauppi campus are going to be located in the Arvo buildings when the new building is finished. Arvo2 is built right next to the current Arvo building, and when Arvo2 is finished, the two buildings form one untity.
There were many higly esteemed guests in the founding event on 1st September, for example Kaija Holli, the Rector of University of Tampere; Markku Kivikoski, Rector of the Tampere University of Technology; Annakaisa Ikonen, Mayoress of City of Tampere and Mauno Sievänen, Managing Director of Suomen yliopistokiinteistöt Ltd.