Keynote and three paper presentations by SC-Research at ICIM 2014 conference

The 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 perspectives”.

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.

Juha 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.

Juha 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.