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My work focuses on innovation management, innovation policy, and sustainability. I manage research projects in innovation studies and consult companies and public organizations in designing effective approaches to promote sustainable innovation.
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Open innovation, sustainable and responsible innovation, radical and disruptive innovation, innovation management, innovation policy, digital innovation, procurement of innovation.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment 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):
Doctorate, Aalto University
Award Date: 26 Jun 2018
Master, University of Helsinki
Award Date: 20 Jun 2012
Skills and expertise
- Innovation Management
- Innovation Policy
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- 4 Active
1/03/21 → 31/03/22
Project: Finnish government project
INNOSDG: Mapping Sustainable Development Activity; Its Evolution and Impact in Science, Technology, Innovation and Businesses
1/09/20 → 1/09/22
Project: Business Finland project
What does it mean to be open? A typology of inbound open innovation strategies and their dynamic capability requirementsPihlajamaa, M., 13 Apr 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Innovation: Organization & Management. 24 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Organizing innovation contests for public procurement of innovation: A case study of smart city hackathons in Tampere, FinlandPihlajamaa, M. & Merisalo, M., 2021, In: European Planning Studies. 29, 10, p. 1906-1924 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile21 Downloads (Pure)
Wallin, A., Pihlajamaa, M. & Malmelin, N., 16 Feb 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: European Journal of Innovation Management.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile67 Downloads (Pure)
Malmelin, N., Pihlajamaa, M. & Komonen, P., 2021, In: The European Business Review. March-April 2021
Research output: Contribution to journal › Other journal contribution › Professional
Pihlajamaa, M., Malmelin, N. & Wallin, A., 15 Nov 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 31 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-review
Lorentz, H. (Recipient), Aminoff, A. (Recipient), Kaipia, R. (Recipient), Pihlajamaa, Matti (Recipient), Ehtamo, J. (Recipient) & Tanskanen, K. (Recipient), 1 Apr 2021
Prize: Honorary award for a career