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Contact information - Tuomo Eloranta

Tuomo Eloranta
M.Sc. (Tech) Tuomo Eloranta
Researcher, PhD Student
Mobile phone: +358 50 5344 539

General information

Tuomo is currently working as a researcher in RINE project focusing especially on idea management tools as well as practices and structures related to expedited radical innovation development. Tuomo is pursuing his PhD at Aalto University's Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. His IMI career started in fall 2008, first as IT and research assistant. Before RINE project, he took part in IMI's DIP2 project, studying user innovation and innovation diffusion in social casual games.

Tuomo graduated from Aalto in spring 2013, his studies focusing especially in product developent with major in knowledge intensive business and minor in media technology. 

Research interest

  • Asynchronous virtual idea development and practices related to idea management tools
  • Rhythm in development activities
  • Change processes of innovation practices
  • Managing probe & learn projects

Professional background

Before IMI Tuomo has worked at Iittala, partaking in various projects related to operations development at Arabia porcelain factory and Helsinki Institute of Physics, developing an IPTV web application. 

Recently completed projects

DIP-FI IIDiscontinuous Innovation Project DIP-FI II
DISCODiscrepancies of Interlude: Supporting Changing Organizations
RINERequirements for Innovative Environments


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