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Mika Kautonen, D.Sc., Adjunct Professor, is the Head of the Innovation Studies Group in TaSTI, Research Centre for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tampere University, Finland. His and his research group's research interests relates especially to the expansion of innovation activities in present-day societies, to new stakeholder groups, sectors and countries. Therefore he is also interested in innovation activities and innovation policies in developing countries. Those innovation activities are of special interest that contributes to a more sustainable society.
Manager, Corporate Engagement
MFA: Digitalization and human rights (2019); Ministry of Education: Data protection, privacy and child rights (2018-19); Various publications to the World Bank on climate change mitigation and adaptation (2010-12); LuKe (former RKTL): Consumers' willingness to buy eco-labeled fish (2004) Various articles in HS, Talouselämä and UNICEF blog on corporate responsibility (2015-19)
Following five years of research in the fields of product development and eco-design (including a PhD in mechanical engineering), Galyna worked for over three years as part of the Product Bureau at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre. She currently works in Finland on issues related to the local bioeconomy and sustainability, including the further development of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA) frameworks and case studies.
A trained anthropologist at the Anthropology Research Group - Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, along with a background in Sociology. I do extensive research on co-management practices, regimes for forestry and wildlife conservation, protected area management, governance and development, as well as land use and sustainability policy.
Reliability and sustainability analyses of frugal solar photovoltaic micro-grid systems in emerging markets. Numminen, S. (2019). Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS, 71/2019. ISBN: 978-952-60-8513-5 (electronic), 978-952-60-8512-8 (printed). Date of defense: 10 June, 2019.