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Timo Ropponen

Director, D.Sc. (Tech.)

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+358 50 588 0440

As the Director of the Manufacturing and Energy team at Spinverse, Timo helps companies to grow and renew themselves through innovations in new products and services, processes as well as business models. He is working on open innovation multiparty R&D projects for corporations and SMEs that are seeking radical technology and business innovations.

Timo has over 20 years of experience in power and automation industry, telecommunications and organisation consulting in R&D, manufacturing engineering and machinery. In addition, he has been responsible for designing and managing several strategic leadership training programmes for a global R&D organisation. He has carried out cultural transformation programmes in large corporations as well.

Timo has done post-doc research on robotics in Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, MITI, in Japan. He has studied and done research at University of California, Santa Barbara. Timo holds a D.Sc. (Tech) degree at Aalto University (Helsinki University of Technology), where he is currently a docent in mechatronics.

In his spare time, Timo enjoys running, skiing, playing the guitar and singing.

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Public sector

VTT finds Spinbase an excellent tool to identify suitable funding

Technical Research Center (VTT) experts in European Commission Programmes team are specialised in scouting for suitable EU-funded calls to find funding for the VTT research projects. Isab...

Public sector

How Tampere University revolutionised their process of finding the suitable funding opportunities for future projects

Spinbase is a tool developed by Spinverse to ease the complex task of finding the most suitable EU funding instrument for various R&D projects and at the same time, for identifying th...

ICT & Security

Pan-European consortium brings supercomputer service to Finland

As a result of a successful and highly competitive bid by the LUMI (Large Modified Modern Infrastructure) consortium of 8 European countries and EU, CSC datacenter in Kajaani, Finland, wi...