Ville Valovirta
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My work focuses on innovation policy, public procurement of innovation and public-private collaboration for a sustainable society. I have been engaged with research on diffusion of urban innovation in cities across various domains – e.g. transport, health, and circular economy – as well as facilitating emergence of open digitally-enabled ecosystems. I have a longstanding interest also on technology foresight and have experience in carrying out projects in various countries.

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Skills and expertise

  • Innovation Policy
  • Innovation Management
  • Procurement of Innovation
  • Impact Assessment


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