Innovation Research


Round table 11 April 2013: "Statistical Indicator Development for User Innovation and Innovation Transfer in Finland (InFi) workshop"

Workshop 23 November: An innovation policy event organised in Helsinki by the European Commission's INNO-Grips network. The workshop also utilises Tekes' innovation research results. Advance notification (pdf)

Seminar, 22 November 2012: Broad-based innovation – challenges for companies and policy. The seminar discussed results and policy implications of projects funded in 2010 Seminar material

Round table 10 September 2012: "Radical Innovation from Public Research? Insights from other countries´ funding models".

The application period for the 2012 theme "Intangibles, value creation and policy" closed at the end of August. A total of 19 projects were selected on the basis of the pre-call, and the aim is to process their applications by the end of October. The selection process will also support the intangibles-related programme now being prepared at Tekes.

A synthesising meta-analysis of innovation project results was launched in summer 2012. This meta-analysis serves the new science and innovation policy action programme and the Government report on the future produced by the Prime Minister's Office and will be completed on 30 September.

Collaboration with the Green Growth programme led to funding for projects that support Finland's transition to greener growth in conjunction with the 2011 application process "System-level changes and innovation". Professor Jan Rotmans also visited Finland for the Green Growth summit on June 6th 2012. Watch a video of Rotmans' ideas concerning the challenges and opportunities associated with green growth in Finland (YouTube-video).

Round table 15 June 2012: "Boosting user-oriented innovation in industry"

Round table 22 May 2012: "Indicators and monitoring for broad-based innovation"