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The Open Innovation Research Seminar 

Thank You all for your participation in the Open Innovation Research Seminar at Kouvola August 23rd 2010. The day was succesfull and rewarding. The seminar had both theoretical and practical oriented presentations from academia, business and government sectors, including national and international aspects.

A great variety of aspects of open innovation was presented at the seminar. Research report edited from the papers written for the Open Innovation Research seminar can be downloaded from link below.

 LUT Research Report 225- Torkkeli (Edit.) - Frontiers of Open Innovation.pdf

Special Session - "Urban-rural networks on innovation: How to step to the next level?"

As a part of the research seminar LUT Kouvola, Industrial Management and Ministry of Employment and the Economy will organize a special session “Urban-rural networks on innovation: How to step to the next level?”

Special session will be held in August 23rd at 13.30 in Kuusankoski house, Kouvola. Keynote speaker is Sara Davies from European Policy Research Centre.

Detailled program and timetable, please click link below.

Special Session programme 


Registration to special session

If You are going to participate only in special session, please click link below. Otherwise, please use registration form and mark tick to Special Session -box. 

Registration to special session

LUT Kouvola/Jukka Nuottanen 2010