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Artistic and research interests

I have a research focus on assessing the impact of emerging technologies, identifying potential disruptions for the existing company networks, and discovering weak signals for the emergence of new ecosystems. I am finalising my doctoral thesis looking at the Knowledge-Intensive business in Virtual Worlds.

Mother tongue

Finnish

Linguistic skills

  • English: Excellent
  • Swedish: Satisfactory
  • German: Basics

Role in the preparation of funding applications for a research group

Usually, my responsibilities include being the principal writer of funding applications and continuing to orchestrate the funded projects as a project manager at Aalto University. In this role, I have developed good management skills and personal connections with many actors (public authorities, researchers, and companies) especially in the fields of sustainable mobility services and digitalisation – both on a national and international level.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Master's degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 12 Jun 2001

Keywords

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Virtual Environments
  • Weak Signals
  • Impact Assessment

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