Dr. Jari Kuusisto from University of Vaasa was invited speaker at the
18th Meeting of the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP)
April 22-24, 2014, Morgantown West Virginia and Pittsburgh, PA
Organized by West Virginia University

Dr. Kuusisto participated the panel session ‘The Future of Industry University Partnerships’. This session discussed and compared current models of industry – university collaborations in US and Europe and their evolution. Other discussants in this panel were; Nick Nikolaides, Global Open Innovation Manager, Corporate R&D, The Procter & Gamble Company, Barbara Kenny, Program Director, Industrial and Innovation Partnerships, NSF, and Gary Luce, Technology Manager/Liaison Corporate Innovation/EIC, Eastman Chemical Company. Further information, please see:


University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP)