Jari Kaivo-oja profiilikuva
tutkimusjohtaja, tulevaisuuden tutkimuskeskus
Research Director, Dr, Adjunct Professor

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Adjunct Professor, (Faculty of Sciences, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland), Research Director Jari Kaivo-oja is expert working in the fields of foresight, planning sciences and innovation research. His special fields are foresight methodologies in sustainability analyses, in international energy economics and general societal development. He has special expertise in energy economics, innovation research, climate change analyses 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 (3 years in the Lao PDR and Mekong River research program). He has worked in the European FP6 and FP7 research programs. He is an expert evaluator of EU´s Security 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) and for the European Parliament (Brussels), as well as for the Nordic Innovation Centre (NIC, Oslo). 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 various line ministries. He has experience as scientific project evaluator in the Security Research Programmes of the European Union. He has been over 2 years 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 and implementing 7 large EU Research projects.


Tulevaisuuden tutkimus, soveltava ennakointitutkimus