We are happy to invite you to the kick-off webinar, which introduces research projects started in 2021. The first topic of the webinar is sustainability and innovation policy. The second topic is the survival and resilience of companies during and after the pandemic as well as challenges in innovation policy. Also new funded research themes of 2022 will be presented.
The aim of the innovation and growth research funded by Business Finland is to find solutions to the global challenges of the Finnish economy and society. It also seeks to promote dialogue between researchers and stakeholders, such as policy makers.
14:00-14:10 Innovation and Growth Research Call Themes 2022, Jari Hyvärinen, Business Finland
14:10-14:25 Co-designing Sustainable Innovation Policy, Matti Pihlajamaa, VTT
14:25-14:40 Actions for Sustainable Business Renewal, Vafa Järnefelt, VTT
14:40-14:50 Comment: Tuija Pakkanen, Ministry of the Environment
14:50-15:05 Company Resilience in the Era of Globalization, Jyrki Ali-Yrkkö, ETLA
15:05-15:20 Towards an Entrepreneurial Welfare State, Ville Takala, Hanken
15:20-15:30 Comment: Kai Husso, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
15:30-16:00 Final discussion
Webinar language is English
Information in Finnish.