Lotta Haukipuro

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)
Coordinator, GenZ profilation project

Languages and Literature
Faculty of Humanities

Lotta Haukipuro

Dr. Lotta Haukipuro is currently a coordinator in the GenZ profilation project (2018-2023) at the University of Oulu. She received her doctoral degree from the Oulu Business School in early 2019. Her multidisciplinary doctoral dissertation focused on the user-centric development of products and services with the living lab approach in different contexts. Her research interests include innovation management, user-centric development, living labs and co-creation. Her career includes positions as postdoctoral user researcher in the Arctic 5G Test Networks Interreg Nord project (2019-2022), administrator of a digital user involvement platform (2011-2018), communication officer in the Center for Internet Excellence research and innovation unit (2011-2015), account manager of the Six City Open Innovation Platforms sub project in the Center for Ubiquitous Computing (2015-2018),  researcher in the Six City University Hospitals as Innovation Platforms project (2016-2017), living lab specialist and assistance in coordination of the FICHe EU FP7 project (2014-2016), project researcher in the BRIIF innovative public procurement research BF project (2014-2016), and communications coordinator in the MAINIO ERDF project (2012-2014).

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  • Innovation management
  • Co-creation
  • Living labs
  • User involvement
  • User-centric development

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