Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen

Professor, Director of dept. Marketing, Management & International Business
Innovation management & collaboration

Department of Marketing, Management and International Business
Oulu Business School

Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen

Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen is a Professor at the department of Marketing, Management & International Business and an Adjunct Professor (Knowledge management) at LUT University. She has published about 90 articles in journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Research Policy, California Management Review, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Research, International Business Review, Industrial Marketing Management, Technovation, and Industrial and Corporate Change. She has written book chapters, over 190 conference papers, and other scientific and managerial publications. Most of her research involves innovation management and appropriability in relation to internationalization and interorganizational collaboration in contexts such as ICT and health care.

Research interests

  • Innovation appropriability and appropriation
  • Innovation management
  • Innovation network orchestration
  • Internationalization and innovation
  • Heathcare innovation, Circular economy, Digitalization

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+358 (0)294 483900

Postal address

Po Box 4600, 90014 Oulu, Finland