Jari Kaivo-oja
Research Director, Dr, Adjunct Professor

Research Director, Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC) (Finland Futures Research Centre)

jari.kaivo-oja@utu.fi
+358 41 753 0244

Åkerlundinkatu 2






Areas of expertise
Research Director, Special areas, global and European research collaboration, foresight tools, integrated innovation research tools and methods, business foresight tools, international economics, sustainability analyses, knowledge management in organizations, technology foresight, examinations of higher education degrees in the field of foresight and innovation

Biography

Adjunct Professor, (Faculty of Sciences, University of Helsinki, Faculty
of Social Sciences, University of Lapland), Research Director, Dr Jari
Kaivo-oja is expert working in the fields of foresight, planning and management
sciences and innovation research. His special fields are foresight
methodologies in sustainability analyses, in international energy economics,
innovation research and general societal development. He has special expertise
in energy economics, innovation research, climate change analyses, international
economics and security politics. He has research experience in strategic and
participatory foresight processes in Europa and in international contexts
(especially in Africa, in Middle East (The Middle East Foresight), in Black Sea
Region (The Middle East Foresight and Black Sea Peace Building Foresight) and
in Asia (4 years in the Lao PDR and Mekong River research program) and in Cuba
(the IRIS project). He has worked in the European FP5-FP8 programs and in
Horizon 2020 research programs in years 2000-2019. He has been an expert
evaluator of EU´s Security and Energy Programmes. He has worked as a Finnish
national co-ordinator in the COST A22 (Foresight methodologies) and as an
expert member of the international think tank of European Sustainability
Strategy Theme Network. He has worked for the European Foundations (Dublin,
Ireland) and for the European Parliament (Brussels, Belgium), as well as for
the Nordic Innovation Centre (NIC, Oslo, Norway). In Finland he has been
researcher of the Academy of Finland, the VTT (Technical Research Centre of
Finland), the Finnish Technology and Innovation Fund TEKES and foresight expert
of various line ministries. He has experience as scientific project evaluator
in various Research Programs of the European Union. He has been a foresight
expert blog writer of the SITRA (the Finnish Innovation Fund). He has been
lecturing for the European Science Foundation, for the Russian Academy of
Sciences and for Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). In 2011 he was
visiting scholar at Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA). He has been planning,
writing and implementing 8 large EU Research projects. He is also acting Research
Professor of Kazimiero Simonavičiaus University (KSU) in Vilnius, Lithuania in
the project “the Platforms of Big Data Foresight” funded by the European
Regional Development Fund., in 2018-2022. Currently he works with large data
lakes and Big Data analyses and reports data-driven foresight analyses linking
these analyses to Smart Specialization Strategy (S3) and Industry 4.0 analyses.
He has been acting reviewer in 15 academic journals and worked as an examiner and
an opponent of various academic PhD works. He is one of leading foresight and
innovation research experts in the European Union.



Research
Futures studies, foresight research, innovation management, energy economics, energy policy, climate change, management, security policy research, planning sciences, digital futures, cyber-security, disruptive business models, VUCA foresight tools, change management tools, Big Data foresight analysis, Integrated data lake analyses

Teaching

My teaching is linked to Future Focus services and tailored foresight and innovation workshops. Co-operation with Futures Platform Ltd.



Publications
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Alueiden älykäs erikoistuminen Suomessa: Aluekehittämisen indikaattorianalyysi (2019) Ari Karppinen, Samuli Aho, Teemu Haukioja, Jari Kaivo-oja, Saku Vähäsantanen
(
D4 Published development or research report or study)

Book review. Carlo Gianelle, Dimitris Kyriakou, Caroline Cohen, Marek Przeor (eds.), Implementing Smart Specialisation Strategies. A Handbook, Brussels: European Commission. (2019) Teemu Haukioja, Jouni Kaipainen, Jari Kaivo-oja, Ari Karppinen, Katja Laitinen, Jari Stenwall, Saku Vähäsantanen
(
B1 Journal article)

Digital Twins Approach and Future Knowledge Management Challenges: Where We Shall Need System Integration, Synergy Analyses and Synergy Measurements? (2019)
Communications in Computer and Information Science
Knowledge Management in Organizations : 14th International Conference, KMO 2019, Zamora, Spain, July 15–18, 2019, Proceedings Jari Kaivo-oja, Osmo Kuusi, Mikkel Stein Knudsen, Theresa Lauraeus
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Enabling Technologies of Industry 4.0 and Their Global Forerunners: An Empirical Study of the Web of Science Database (2019)
Communications in Computer and Information Science
Knowledge Management in Organizations : 14th International Conference, KMO 2019, Zamora, Spain, July 15–18, 2019, Proceedings Mikkel Stein Knudsen, Jari Kaivo-oja, Theresa Lauraeus
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Harnessing Big Data for a Multifunctional Theory of Firm (2019)
European Management Journal
Steffen Roth, Peter Schwede, Vladislav Valentinov, Miguel Pérez-Valls, Jari Kaivo-oja
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Kiina-ilmiö yhä selvimmin yhä selvemmin nähtävissä yöpymistrendeissä Suomessa ja Euroopassa (2019)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Jari Kaivo-oja
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Open Coopetition: When Multiple Players and Rivals Team Up (2019)
Journal of Business Strategy
Steffen Roth, Loet Leydesdorff, Jari Kaivo-oja, Augusto Sales
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Suomen väestöllisen- ja taloudellisen huoltosuhteen kehitys suuralueilla ja maakunnissa vuosina 1990-2017 (2019)
Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja
Aho S, Kaivo-oja J
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Suomen väestöllisen ja taloudellisen huoltosuhteen kehitys suuralueilla ja maakunnissa vuosina 1990–2017 (2019)
Kansantaloudellinen Aikakauskirja
Samuli Aho, Jari Kaivo-oja
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Täydentäviä lisäkysymyksiä hallitusneuvottelijoille (2019)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Jari Kaivo-oja
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Towards Data Smart Foresight - Exciting Pivotal Moments Expected (2019)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Jari Kaivo-oja, Mikkel Stein Knudsen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Älykäs seutukunta – voidaanko tunnistaa? (2018)
Satakunnan talous
Teemu Haukioja, Ari Karppinen, Jari Kaivo-oja, Saku Vähäsantanen
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Are We in the Midst of a Fourth Industrial Revolution? New Industry 4.0 insights from future technology analysis professionals (2018)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Mikkel Knudsen, Jari Kaivo-Oja
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Arjen unelmia (2018) Jari Koskinen, Pasi Lankinen, Jari Kaivo-oja
(
F1 Published independent work of art)

Bridging Industry 4.0 and Circular Economy: A new research agenda for Finland? (2018)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Mikkel Stein Knudsen, Jari Kaivo-oja
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Cobalt: What the price of a mineral can make us inquire about the future (2018)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Mikkel Knudsen, Jari Kaivo-Oja
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Co-creating futures in new value-driven economy: Foresight, co-creation and new value creation thinking (2018)
Tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskuksen blogi
Jari Kaivo-oja, Mikkel Stein Knudsen, Theresa Lauraeus
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Comparative Sustainability Window Analysis of Eight ASEAN Countries: Integrated Analyses of Different Dimensions of Weak and Strong Sustainability Trends (2018) Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 July Bangkok Thailand: Conference proceedings Jari Kaivo-oja, Jyrki Luukkanen, Jarmo Vehmas, Juha Panula-Ontto, Mika Korkeakoski, Noora Vähäkari
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Cross-impact analysis of Finnish electricity system with increased renewables: Long-run energy policy challenges in balancing supply and consumption (2018)
Energy Policy
Juha Panula-Ontto, Jyrki Luukkanen, Jari Kaivo-oja, Tadhg O'Mahony, Jarmo Vehmas, Seppo Valkealahti, Tomas Björkqvist, Timo Korpela, Pertti Järventausta, Yrjö Majanne, Matti Kojo, Pami Aalto, Pirkko Harsia, Kari Kallioharju, Hannele Holttinen, Sami Repo
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-21-09 at 02:22