User Innovations and their Economic Potential
28 October 2011, G18, Yrjönkatu 18, Helsinki
Ministry of Employment and Economy, Tekes and SC-Research have
organised high level international seminar on user innovations.
SC-Resserach team consists of world leading researchers Eric von
Hippel / MIT, Fred Gault / UNU MERIT, Jeroen de Jong / University
of Rotterdam and Jari Kuusisto / SC-Research.
The key note sessions are presented by the research team highlighting
the progress of the flagship project; ‘Statistical Indicator
Development for User Innovation and Innovation Transfers in Finland
(InFi)’. This project is in progress in Finland and it is
developing indicators for user innovation, a topic that has global
relevance for innovation policy development.
Other speakers in the seminar include:
- Sampsa Hyysalo, Professor, Aalto University, and
- Dr. Heli Koski, Head of the Unit, The Research Institute of Finnish
Ministry of Employment / Petri Lehto and Tekes / Christopher Palmberg
will also address in the seminar.
The seminar day will be concluded by practical cases presenting