IMI - Innovation Management Institute

IMI participation in ISPIM Conference, Helsinki

The XXIV ISPIM Conference, Helsinki

Event starts:Sun 16 Jun 2013 14:00
Event ends:Wed 19 Jun 2013 17:30
Location:Paasivuorenkatu 5 A 00530 Helsinki

IMI contributes to the annual ISPIM conference on innovation management. IMI researchers present a total of four research papers in the conference held in Helsinki in next June. The research papers concern 1) the transfer of user-experience related knowledge within firms, 2) the progression of radical ideas in firms, 3) the use of mystery shopping as a knowledge source in new service concept development and 4) the commercialization of radical product and technology innovations, .

On Monday, 17th June at 16:00, Teea Mäkelä will present her paper titled "Knowledge Transfer and User Experience Innovation: Challenges and Emerging Solutions" in Session 2.4: Transferring Knowledge for Innovation 1.

The next presentation is on Tueday the 18th at 14:00. Matti Pihlajamaa discusses his research on "Organizational Antecedents of Radical Innovation and Not-Invented-Here Syndrome" in session 5.3: Managing collaboration II.

On Tuesday at 16:00, two IMI research papers are presented in concurrent sessions. In session 6.5: Service Innovation 2, IMI researcher Laura Kanto will talk about "Mystery shopping as a part of a service innovation process".

At the same time, in session 6.7: Technology & Innovation 2, Aalto University researcher Henri Simula, will present a paper co-written with two IMI members titled "Technology versus products - Are they like oranges and apples".

More information about  the conference including session locations can be found at