Keynote and three paper presentations by SC-Research at ICIM 2014 conference
11th International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM) was
held on November 17-19, 2014 at the University of Vaasa, Finland. This
academic conference was jointly organized by University of Vaasa, Vaasa
University of Applied Sciences, Wuhan University of Technology (China),
Yamaguchi University (Japan), Tilburg University (Netherlands),
Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), and University of
Technology (Malaysia). More than 100 scholars representing 16
nationalities participated in the event.
Dr. Jari Kuusisto,
Director of technology at SC-Research, gave a keynote speech titled
“Evolving innovation landscape, business, research and policy
Furthermore, SC-R researchers presented three papers at the conference:
Pirjo Yli-Viitala presented the paper titled “Use-driven Services in District Heating”, which was co-authored by Juha Vänskä.
Arrasvuori made a presentation of the paper “Management of Confidential
Business Information and Trade Secrets: Findings of an International
Survey“, co-authored by Selina Liang and Jari Kuusisto.
Vänskä presented the paper titled “Smart Grid as service innovation? A
review of literature and suggestions for future research”, which he
co-authored with Arja Kuusisto, Jari Kuusisto and Juha Arrasvuori.