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Pentti Launonen

Ecosystem Leader, M.Sc. (Tech)

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Pentti is working 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 vast experience on 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.

Pentti 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, he 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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Bioeconomy & Renewables

New hybrid biorefinery processes to integrate upstream and downstream technologies

The IMPRESS project, where 10 partners from 6 countries have joined their forces, will demonstrate a new hybrid biorefinery process for the first time. It integrates disruptive upstream a...

Manufacturing & Energy

Speeding up the development of smart and sustainable battery ecosystems

Spinverse carried out an extensive study for Business Finland to assess the Finnish and European battery ecosystems, with focus on the current status of the battery industry.

Bioeconomy & Renewables

High-value products from agricultural residue and woody biomass

Fortum is launching a significant development project that aims to manufacture high-value products from agricultural residue and woody biomass, with the aim to replace the use of fossil a...