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Contact information - Jussi Pihlajamaa

Jussi Pihlajamaa
Jussi Pihlajamaa
Research Manager
Telephone: +358 9 470 26035

General information

Jussi started at IMI in September 1997. He works as Research Manager and is involved in several research activities.

Research interest

Jussi is interested in organizational innovation systems and processes. He´s intrest also cover assessment and goal setting methods of national research, development and technology programs. Currently, his main interest areas are Cross Functional teams and the Fuzzy-Front-End phase of the innovation process.

Professional background

Before IMI Jussi worked seven years as consultant in Finnish Real Estate Institute and Innoman Ltd and six years as training manager in Engineer’s post graduate center, INSKO and Building trade’s training center, RKK Ltd.

Recently completed projects

BIFEBalanced Innovation Front End
COINNOCustomer Oriented Innovation in Network Economy
DIP-PRODiscontinuous Innovation Project for Products
EXIEXtended Innovation EXI- Program
IMNEInnovation Management in Networked Economy
ISOInnovation Integrated in Service Operations
KIBSINETDevelopment of Knowledge Intensive Business Service Innovations and Innovation Networks
KILPAThe Development of Service Innovations in Real Estate Business
MAINManagement of Intangibles – Discontinuous Innovation Approach
RAPIRapid innovation practices
RINERequirements for Innovative Environments
UXUSUser Experience and Usability in Complex Systems (FIMECC UXUS)


Articles released in journals and books

Conference papers

IMI Project papers

Other publications