Cleantech Solutions – Co-creating Environmental Solutions with Lead Customers

Length of project: 
8.2011 to 7.2013
Source of the funding: 
Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
Committed funding: 
EUR 161 334
Description of project: 
The project strives to find new ways to increase industrial companies’ competitiveness by identifying and developing novel processes and tools to facilitate the co-creation, assessment and rapid commercialization of cleantech solutions.
Research consortium or cooperation partners: 
Prof. Anne Jalkala and Juha Väätänen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Department of Industrial Management, Finland), Prof. Lassi Linnanen and Risto Soukka (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Energy), Prof. Jari Salo and Doctoral students Tuula Lehtimäki and Ilkka Ojansivu (Oulu Business School), Expert partners: Prof. Frank Piller (MIT Sloan School of Management), Prof. Bernard Cova (Bocconi University), Implementation partners: Cleantech Finland, Finnish Cleantech Cluster and Pertec Consulting, Corporate partners: Outotec, Metso and Kemira.
(Anticipated) results of the project: 
Scientific articles in refereed international journals, conference papers doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.
Contact person: 
Professor Jari Salo (

Last updated: 20.12.2019