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Mikko J. Salminen

Director, Open Innovation, M.Sc.

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+358 50 387 0007

Mikko is working with Spinverse’s key customers in long-term projects with focus on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), digital health and Open Innovation.

Mikko is a seasoned professional with a versatile business and technology background. He has been successfully leading business units both in Vaisala and Nokia Networks, leading R&D and technology units, strategy and business development and marketing. In addition, Mikko has been working in three start-ups and is a board member of two additional start-ups. He holds a patent for radio network based positioning. Kauppalehti selected Mikko as one of the 100 information technology forerunners in 1997.

Mikko holds Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Aalto University. He has been lecturing regularly in Aalto University on Electronics, Product Development, Communications Networks and Leadership. He is also Authorized Personal Trainer (APT, FISAF) and NLP Practitioner.

In his spare time, Mikko develops house monitoring and control system both for his home and his holiday home, quantifies himself with several electronic device and applications, coaches junior ice hockey players, plays ice hockey himself and practices for endurance events: cycling, mountain biking, running, skiing, skating and orienteering.

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Leaf-inspired nanocellulose frameworks for next generation photosynthetic cell factories

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New Cotton makes cotton-like fibre with superior quality from textile waste

The project brings together the whole textile industry value chain from textile waste collection and processing to yarn, fabric and textile production. Adidas and H&M, two leading bra...

Manufacturing & EnergyBioeconomy & Renewables

ExpandFibre R&D programme and ecosystem provides new bioproducts with lower carbon footprint

ExpandFibre is an R&D collaboration and an Ecosystem launched by Fortum and Metsä Group to accelerate the development of sustainable bioproducts. It focuses on upgrading pulp fibres, ...