Jukka Ruukki Editor-in-Chief Science magazine Tiede The past is worse than you know, and the future is better than you can imagine. No longer does anyone die of hunger anywhere in the world. Scientists grow fish, algae and seaweed in huge tanks to be processed into food. With the addition of suitable chemicals, the food…

Veera Hoffmeister Business development SEB Ingenious individuals and the creative collaboration of interdisciplinary teams in science and corporate communities play a key role in finding solutions to specific problems in the society. Another instrumental driver behind innovation, and particularly its later widespread influence, is financing. In his book ”The Innovators” Walter Isaacson states that what…

Prof. Tuija I. Pulkkinen Vice President, Research and Innovations Aalto University High-growth entrepreneurship has become a policy focus, as governments have recognized that not all new firms contribute equally to the economy. Two recent studies address the impact of startups and growth companies on the national and international economy. Ruth Graham (Creating university-based entrepreneurial ecosystems:…