Call for Papers: Telework 2017 Conference

Telework 2017 – Building Sustainable Work Ecosystems 5–6 October 2017 Turku, Finland Call for Papers Submission deadline: 1 August 2017 Welcome to the Telework 2017 –  22nd International Telework Academy (ITA) workshop. Telework 2017 is organized by University of Turku in cooperation with International Telework Academy and Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association. Succested topics: Telework trends … Continued

Working from home more common – SWiPE at the For the Love of Research-event

Valentine’s Day brought the Strategic Research Council event “For the Love of Research” offering excellent opportunities for SWiPE researchers to network with stakeholders and to present our research project. The event organised at the Helsinki Music Centre drew over 300 stakeholders interested in Strategic Research Council research. Throughout the day, solution workshops presented a number … Continued

Get to know SWiPE: Senior Researcher Eveliina Saari, FIOH

Eveliina Saari has a career spanning both human resources development and research. By training in the field of adult education her research is centred on change, learning and cooperation. She uses ethnographic case methods in her research to study the different perspectives of multiple actors. Her research ranged from the dynamics of applied research to … Continued

Annu Kotiranta, Researcher, Etlatieto Ltd

Annu Kotiranta works as a researcher in Etlatieto Ltd, that concentrates in business and innovation research. Recently she has been involved, among other things, in the building of effectiveness of Tekes and preparing the backgroung notes to OECD about Finnish innovation system and its recent changes. In addition she has been deliberating about the growth … Continued

Elisa Akola, Research Coordinator, University of Turku

Elisa Akola is a research coordinator at the entrepreneurship unit of Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku and with the SWiPE research project. Elisa has also participated in other research projects at the Entrepreneurship unit and is Secretary of the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB) as the point of … Continued

Tarja Valde-Brown, Stakeholder Relations Coordinator

Tarja Valde-Brown is the SWiPE project Stakeholder Relations Coordinator and, together with her team, she supports the SWiPE consortium in communication, stakeholder relations and interaction.Tarja is a Partner and Executive Senior Consultant at Eurofacts a management consulting house specialising in communications, public relations and public affairs. She has almost 25 years of experience of advising … Continued

Pekka Stenholm, Senior Researcher, University of Turku

Pekka Stenholm is a senior researcher at the entrepreneurship unit of the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku. To the SWiPE project, Pekka brings his expertise in the early stages of business, the emergence of new business ideas as well as of institutions and entrepreneurship. Pekka Stenholm has played an active role … Continued

Sanna Rouhiainen, Project Researcher, University of Turku

Sanna Rouhiainen is a project researcher at the University of Turku School of Economics entrepreneurship unit. In the SWiPE research project, she investigates expert work and the platform economy. Sanna is particularly interested in the transformation of working life, new forms of work and the qualities, skills and capabilities needed to work in a changing … Continued