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Pentti Launonen

Ecosystem Leader, M.Sc. (Tech)

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Pentti works as an Ecosystem Leader and Project Manager for Spinverse’s clients’ research and innovation projects. He is specialised in orchestrating and facilitating large innovation ecosystems and digital platforms.

Pentti has a vast experience of business development and research as well as innovation management from both public and private organisations and their collaboration in public-private-partnerships. Prior to joining Spinverse in 2019, Pentti completed his doctoral research at Aalto University where he acquired and coordinated national and European research and innovation projects over their full lifecycle. The projects included EU FP7 Coordination and Support Action CONCORD for Future Internet Public-Private Partnership (FI-PPP) of more than two hundred partners and one thousand SMEs, a RYM SHOK programme Energising Urban Ecosystems, and EU FP7 programme Apollon (Advanced Pilots of Living Labs Operating in Networks), among others.

He has also co-founded and run his own management consulting firm Warustamo, led cellular transmission sales and marketing at Nokia Networks in Latin America, and worked in several business development positions at Forum Virium Helsinki, Nokia Mobile Phones, Nokia Networks, and McKinsey & Company during two decades.

In his spare time, Pentti spends time with his family and enjoys various endurance and outdoor sports, from cross country skiing to ultra trail running and sailing.

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Manufacturing & Energy

Speeding up the development of smart and sustainable battery ecosystems

Finnish and European battery ecosystems were assessed in an extensive study focusing on the current status of the ba...

ICT & Security

Building key enablers for a Digital Smart City

Smart cities need digital service infrastructure to improve safety, energy efficiency, air quality, effectivity of transportation and quality of living. However, the capacity of mobile ne...

Bioeconomy & Renewables

Industrial scale wood-based biomaterials

Nine European companies have joined forces in the SWEETWOODS flagship project, which involves producing wood-based biomaterials for the first time on an industrial scale. These wood-based...