Projects University of Vaasa

Current projects

Co-ProtoLab 9/2017-12/2019. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Vaasa university of applied sciences and University of Vaasa.
Further information: Juha Arrasvuori,


DIGI-BOTNIA 8/2017-12/2017. Funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
Further information: Juha Arrasvuori,
 
DIGI-ACTION 3/2017-9/2017. Funded by the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia (AIKO ERM) and University of Vaasa.
Further information: Pirjo Yli-Viitala,
 
VEBIC-NET 1/2017-6/2017. Funded by the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia (AIKO ERM) and University of Vaasa.
Further information: Juha Vänskä,
 
EP-DIGI 9/2016-5/2017. Funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development. Further information: Juha Arrasvuori,
 


Earlier projects

Enabling Technologies and Innovation Capabilities as Drivers of Industrial Renewal - An international comparative analysis (iREN) research project, 1/2015-12/2016. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES) and University of Vaasa. Link

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,
 
User-driven Service Innovation and Co-creation Management (NOMAD), 1/2012-12/2015. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation TEKES and University of Vaasa.

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,
 
Service and Social Innovations – Policy Needs and Potential Impacts (SOPPI), 05/2012-12/2015. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation TEKES and University of Vaasa.

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,
 
Rapid deployment as catalyst of change (NOVUS), 10/2012 – 04/2014. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES), European Regional Development Fund, business partners and University of Vaasa.

Further information: Juha Vänskä

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A Radical Approach to Forest Sector Tune-up – Gauging Forest Sector Value Potential Through User Experiences (FORTUNE), 9/2012-12/2013. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES) and University of Vaasa.

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

Statistical Indicator Development for User Innovation and Innovation Transfers in Finland (InFi), 9/2010-4/2013. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation TEKES and University of Vaasa.

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

Discontinuous Innovation Project II: Integrating customer and user into innovation (DIP-FI II), 4/2010-3/2012. Funded by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation TEKES and participating businesses.

Further information: Juha Vänskä,

Etnografia palveluinnovaatioiden mahdollistajana
Serve – Palveluliiketoiminnan edelläkävijöille 2006–2013, Tekes / 1/10 – 6/11

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

LeadXL – Leading service exellence
Serve – Palveluliiketoiminnan edelläkävijöille 2006–2013, Tekes / 11/09 – 10/11

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

DIP-FI - Discontinuos Innovation Project Finland /
Liito – Uudistuva liiketoiminta ja johtaminen, Tekes / 01/08 – 12/09

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

 

CEOS-08 Customer Excellence On Services R&D /
Serve – Palveluliiketoiminnan edelläkävijöille 2006-2013, Tekes 06/08 – 09/10

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

 

SERVNET, Modular set of instruments for the support of service innovations in the field of business related sevices /
Serve, Innovatiiviset palvelut, TEKES / 09/06 - 08/09

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

 

Study on High-Growth SMEs, Innovation, Intellectual Assets and Value Creation / OECD
6/2008 – 12/2008
Further information: Soile Kotala / Jari Kuusisto


 

SCR-06, Conceptualising Service Innovation Process /
Serve, Innovatiiviset palvelut, TEKES/
10/2006 - 9/2008

Further information: Jari Kuusisto,

 

Trademarks and Industrial Designs (am. Design Patents) in Innovation Process / Tekes
3/2008 – 6/2008
Further information: Soile Kotala / Jari Kuusisto


 

The results of Tekes-financed projects’ post follow-up process / Tekes / 11/06 – 01/08
Partner organisation: LTT Research Ltd.

Further information: Soile Kotala

 

Policies and Programmes targeting KISA in the Finnish
software industry (STEP 2), KISA-SW /Tekes /OECD KISA Project
11/2002 – 12/2003
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

Service Innovation in the Nordic Countries: Key factors for Policy Design (SERVINNO)
9/2006 – 3/2008
Partner organisations: NICe, CFA, Aalborg University, SINTEF, University of Linköping, RANNIS, BI Norwegian School of Management, Aarhus School of Business
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

Final Report - Download (pdf, 362 KB)
Key Factors for Policy Design - Download (pdf, 191 KB)

 

Innovation Policy Project in Services, IPPS / Tekes/ INNO-Net
1/2007 – 9/2007
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

The results of Tekes-financed projects’ post follow-up process 08/2004 – 05/2005
Partner organisation: Tekes
Further information: Soile Kotala

 

Regionalisation and Internationalisation of Innovation Services RISE / ProACT
01/2004 - 12/2005
Partner organisation: University of Tampere
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

IP Protection and management in KIBS, Phase I and II / ProACT 03/2004 - 04/2006
Partner organisations: Kingston University, HSBC Bank
Further information: Jari Kuusisto / Riikka Kulmala


 

Knowledge-Intensive Service Activities in Innovation Systems - A Study on the Finnish Forest-Metal-Electronic Cluster, FORENEL / Tekes /OECD KISA project
04/2003 - 04/2006

Partner organisations: Tekes, OECD, ETLA, VTT
Further information: Jari Kuusisto/Arja Kuusisto


 

JOINT: KISA and co-production of innovations / ProACT
01/2004 - 04/2006
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

INDIS: Integrated business models in the distributed energy sector / Densy
2003 - 06/2006
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

Informal ways to protect IP in SMEs / ProACT
03/2002 - 11/2004
Partner organisations: Kingston University, HSBC Bank
Further information: Jari Kuusisto / Riikka Kulmala


 

Multi Actors Cooperation for Sustainable SMEs through Informal Intellectual property Management training (MAC-SSIIM). Leonardo da Vinci II, 2002 - 2005. Coordinator SC-Research. Partners
Further information: Juha Vänskä and www.mac-ssiim.com

 

Markkinointiviestintä elämysten tuottajana / Paulon säätiö
09/2003 - 12/2004
Further information: Arja Kuusisto

 

A study of the provision of knowledge intensive services in the Uusimaa region,
2003-2004
Partner organisation: University of Tampere
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

An evaluation of the Employment and Economic Development Centres network, 2004.
Partner organisation: NetEffect Oy
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

An intermediary evaluation of Tekes TULI-programme (SYO) / Tekes
10/2003 – 01/2004
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

An intermediary evaluation LIKSA-pre seed funding programme for TEKES/SITRA (SYO) / Tekes
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

SME policy in England and the Republic of Ireland: a Delphi study from experts and researchers’ perspective, reports I and II (Research Associates/Kingston University) / Ministry of Trade and Industry
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

An evaluation of the SND investment and development bank (Technopolis Ltd.) / Government of Norway
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

An evaluation of the Finnish 5b –programme (Technopolis Ltd.) / Ministry of the Interior
Partner organisation: NetEffect Oy
Further information: Jari Kuusisto

 

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