11.2018 Ida Levón’s master’s thesis “Innovation Governance in Project-Based Organizations” was approved
11.2018 Call for papers for International Journal of Project Management Special issue: Actors, practices and strategy connections in multi-project management (Editors M. Martinsuo, J. Geraldi, T. Karrbom Gustavsson, J. Lampel). Proposal due date 15 Jan, 2019. Call for papers.
31.10.2018 Rami Sariola’s doctoral thesis received an Academic PM Award during Finnish Project Days conference
24.10.2018 Prof. Miia Martinsuo nominated as DIMECC Fellow on DIMECC’s annual seminar
9.2018 Tuomas Suomi’s master’s thesis “Information flows in the project networks of circular economy solution deliveries” was approved
24.-26.6.2018 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference, Budapest, Hungary.
20.-23.6.2018 EURAM European Academy of Management conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.
11.-13.6.2018 IPDM Innovation and Product Development Management conference, Porto, Portugal.
14.-16.5.2018 Spring Servitization Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
11.5.2018 Rami Sariola defended his thesis on Improving suppliers’ position in construction project networks
1.5.2018 Our new project I AM RRI on innovation networks for additive manufacturing was started. Short description
25.-28.3.2018 IPSERA International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association conference, Athens, Greece.
19.3.2018 Prof. Martinsuo’s article summary on project portfolio management published in APM’s Research Summary series.
2.2018 New master’s thesis projects started on information flows in system delivery projects in the circular economy, and innovation governance at different levels of project-based organizations.
10.12.2017 Service solutions for fleet management final report published, see the news on TUT homepage
6.-8.12.2017 ANZAM Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management conference, Melbourne, Australia. Including two of our papers on the integration practices in projects
1.12.2017 Forthcoming: International Journal of Project Management Special issue: Delivering value in projects and project-based business (editors M. Martinsuo, O.J. Klakegg & A. van Marrewijk). Call for papers, proposal due date 1.12.2017.
23.11.2017 Sixth workshop on demanding digital manufacturing for the Välkky project
30.-31.10.2017 DIMECC S4Fleet program’s final seminar in Turku
25.10.2017 Fifth workshop on demanding digital manufacturing for the Välkky project
18.10.2017 Final seminar for the project Value from procurement (ProcuValue) in Espoo
1.10.2017 Assistant professor Mohammad Moshtari (sustainable supply chain management) started his work in CROPS team
19.9.2017 Fourth workshop on demanding digital manufacturing for the Välkky project
14.9.2017 Company results seminar for DIMECC’s S4Fleet program in Espoo
1-5.7.2017 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference, Edinburgh, U.K. (with three of our papers)
21-24.6.2017 EURAM European Academy of Management conference, Glasgow, U.K. (with one of our papers on change management in delivery projects)
11-14.6.2017 IRNOP International Research Network on Organizing by Projects conference, Boston, USA. (with four of our papers)
6.2017 The book on Industrial internet renews service business and maintenance operations is now available electronically (in Finnish)
30.5.2017 Data to Wisdom project result workshop in Tampere
24.5.2017 Matias Ståhle’s master’s thesis on customer information management in the circular economy project networks was completed
24.5.2017 Mihkal Laiti’s master’s thesis on the lifecycle value and risks of infrastructure projects was completed
23.5.2017 S4Fleet program’s Predictive service operations project result workshop 3 in Espoo
8.5.2017 Roaming project final report “Relocation of Nordic Manufacturing” (Ed. Jussi Heikkilä) was published
4.5.2017 Third workshop on demanding digital manufacturing for the Välkky project
27.4.2017 S4Fleet program’s Predictive service operations project result workshop 2 in Tampere
20.3.2017 S4Fleet program’s Predictive service operations project result workshop 1 in Espoo
9.3.2017 Second workshop on demanding digital manufacturing for the Välkky project
15.2.2017 DIMECC’s S4Fleet program’s result seminar with Promaint in Tampere
14.2.2017 New book published on Industrial internet renews service business and maintenance operations (DIMECC S4Fleet program and Promaint)
31.1.2017 Workshop series begins on demanding digital manufacturing for the Välkky project
28.10.2016 DIMECC S4Fleet P2 and P3 joint seminar/workshop on: Industrial internet: Building the foundation for data enabled service business (In Vierumäki)
xx.10.2016 Launch of Final report of DIMECC’s FutIS program
15.9.2016 Two policy briefs reported from the Roaming (Reshoring of manufacturing) project:
1.8.2016 A new research project on information flows and supply networks in the circular economy “Data to wisdom” started
Jun 17- 22, 2016 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference Trondheim, Norway.
Jun 12-14, 2016 IPDMC Innovation and product development management conference, Glasgow, U.K.
Jun 1-4, 2016 EURAM European Academy of Management conference Paris, France.
May 16-17, 2016 Spring Servitization Conference Manchester.
3.2016 A policy brief reported from Roaming (Reshoring of manufacturing) project: Is production returning to Finland?
.1.2016 StraSus project Final report “Sustainable business – case studies from Finnish forerunners” published
11.1.2016 New assistant professor Tuomas Ahola (Industrial management, particularly renewal of operations in project networks) started his work in CROPS
Jun 28.- Jul 1.2015 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference Neuchatel, Switzerland.
Jun 22.-24. 2015 IRNOP International Research Network on Organizing by Projects conference London, U.K.
Jun 17.-20. 2015 EURAM European Academy of Management conference Warsaw, Poland.
Jun 18.-21. 2015 QUIS 2014 conference Shanghai, China.
Jun 15.-17. 2015 IPDM International Product Development Management conference Copenhagen, Denmark.
Jul 27-29 2014 PMI Project Management Institute Research & Education Conference, Portland, Oregon.
Jun 20-25 2014 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference, Palermo, Italy.
Jun 15-17 2014 IPDM International Product Development Management -konferenssi, Limerick, Ireland.
Jun 4-7 2014 EURAM European Academy of Management conference, València, Spain.
Jun 13-16 2014 IPSERA International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Assiciation Conference, South-Africa.
Feb 5 2014 Lauri Vuorinen’s thesis on good control practices in large change programs is completed
Feb 5 2014 Eija Vaittinen completed her master’s thesis “Business model innovation in product-service systems”
Jan 2 2014 Sannamari Lukkaroinen’s thesis “Customer participation in business model innovation” is completed
2 Oct 2013 Opportunities in service business for technology-based firms presentation at ECT Forum
13 Sep 2013 Mervi Murtonen’s doctoral defense on Supplier-perceived customer value in business-to-business security service
6 Sep 2013 Irinja Valtanen’s doctoral defense on Service transition strategies in service dominant settings
4 Sep 2013 Rami Sariola’s master’s thesis on third party effects on purchasing decisions in construction projects was completed and approved by faculty council
21-23 Aug 2013 NFF Nordic Academy of Management conference, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.
26-29 June 2013 EURAM European Academy of Management conference, Galatasaray University, Istanbul, Turkey, Project organizing SIG
17-19 June 2013 IRNOP International Research Network on Organizing by Projects conference, Oslo, Norway
9-12 June 2013 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference, Dublin, Ireland
13 June 2013 Result day of the Future Industrial Services program (for FutIS partners)
16 May 2013 InnoPir result seminar for SMEs
20 Mar 2013 Result day of the Future Industrial Services program (for FutIS partners)
3/2013 Emma Puotunen completed her master’s thesis “Impact of new product development decisions on supply chain”
14 Feb 2013 Miia Martinsuo’s Ruukki-Blog: Breakthroughs in service
13 Feb 2013 LEAPS result workshop on service productization in Espoo
29-30 Jan 2013 EU COST Action on Megaprojects meeting in Lisbon
10 Jan 2013 Future Industrial Service Innovation Framework demo (for FutIS partners)
27-28 Nov 2012 FIMECC yearly seminar in Naantali
21 Nov 2012 InnoPir result workshop for SMEs
25 Oct 2012 LEAPS result workshop on consultant and customer relations in service innovations
4 Oct 2012 LEAPS project kickoff seminar on customer oriented service innovations
19 Sep 2012 FutIS result seminar: Early phase strategies in the transformation towards service business (for FutIS program partners)
Sep 2012 Essi Huttu completed her master’s thesis on developing new service opportunities in the manufacturer’s delivery chain.
20-22 Sep 2012 XXII International RESER Conference in Bucharest, Romania with our three papers.
23 Aug 2012 TORPEDO result seminar (in Finnish)
1-4 July 2012 EUROMA European Operations Management Association conference in Amsterdam, with our papers on third party influencers on service demand and aligning service strategies with network involvement in service operations and innovations
17-19 June 2012 IPDM International Product Development Management conference in Manchester, with our paper on customer relations in the front end of service business innovation and estimating product development value after project completion
6-8 June 2012 EURAM European Academy of Management conference in Rotterdam, with our paper on the practice and context of project portfolio management
2-3 May 2012 EU COST Action on Megaprojects researcher network meeting in Bratislava
25 April 012 FIMECC’s Future Industrial Services program results for WP1 Service Business Mindset presented at SHOK summit
4 April 2012 Olli Ahvenniemi completed his master’s thesis on “Recognizing the Opportunities for New Service-Enhanced Products”
24 Feb 2012 Sanna Nenonen defended her doctoral dissertation on safety management in outsourced services in the manufacturing industry
10 Feb 2012 Results workshop on Service business capabilities project (for FutIS program participants)
1 Jan 2012 LEAPS “Leadership in the productization of services” project will start, in collaboration with Aalto University
Nov 2011 Center for Research on Operations, Projects and Services was established, with prof. Miia Martinsuo as the leader
10-11 Nov 2011 Arctic workshop in industrial engineering and management
8 Sep 2011 Workshop on intermediary results in the Service business capabilities project (only for FutIS program members)
7 Sep 2011 Tapio Turta’s master’s thesis on Organizational readiness for change in the transformation towards service business was finalized and accepted by the faculty board
1 Sep 2011 Prerequisites and control of high performance service business project started
19-22 Jun 2011 Research conference on projects IRNOP X (International Research Network on Organizing by Projects), see our abstract on evaluating the organizational impact of projects: IRNOP_MartinsuoSuomalaKanniainen.pdf
22 Mar 2011 Second workshop for SIMI project (for partners)
24 Jan 2011 Doctoral course on project business started (for doctoral students of industrial management)
21 Jan 2011 Project business book available electronically in English and Finnish
1 Jan 2011 Service business capabilities project was started, as part of FIMECCs Future Industrial Services research program
17 Dec 2010 FIMECCs Future Industrial Services research program has received Tekes funding. Project and service business research group participates in the work package on service business mindset.
30 Nov 2010 First workshop for SIMI project (for partners)
11 Oct 2010 New electronic teaching material on process modeling and development published
15-16 Sep 2010 Topical service business research introduced in EBRF conference
6 Sep, 2010 Project management case course starts (for graduate students of Tampere University of Technology).
13-15 Jun, 2010 IPDM International Product Development Management conference in Murcia, Spain. Read the abstract by prof. Martinsuo and Dr. Jarno Poskela on using evaluation criteria and strategic innovation potential in the front end of innovation.
1 Jun, 2010 Feasibility study on “Service business innovation in intelligent machines industry” was started, to continue until January 2011.
19-22 May, 2010 EURAM European Academy of Management conference in Rome, Italy. Read the abstract by prof. Martinsuo and Dr. Jarno Poskela on idea and concept evaluation and product attractiveness in selecting product development projects.
22 Jan, 2010 Prof. Martinsuo was appointed member of the management team of FIMECC Oy and chairman of the steering board for the service business research area.
11 Jan, 2010 Supplier integration in complex delivery projects (paper by Martinsuo & Ahola) was published in International Journal of Project Management.
11 Jan, 2010 Doctoral course on service business development started (for doctoral students of industrial management).
7 Jan, 2010 Project management course started (for undergraduate students of Tampere University of Technology).
7 Dec, 2009 IEEM International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management in Hong Kong. Katja Lahenius and prof. Martinsuo presented a paper on supervising doctoral studies, read the abstract.
12-13 Nov, 2009 Arctic Workshop in Industrial Engineering and Management in Espoo.
11-14 Oct, 2009 IRNOP International Research Network on Organizing by Projects conference in Berlin. Professor Martinsuo and Kirsi Aaltonen, Helsinki University of Technology, presented a research paper on project autonomy in complex delivery projects, read the abstract.
19-21 Aug, 2009 NFF Nordic Academy of Management conference in Turku. See the abstracts Martinsuo & Turkulainen on commitment and support in doctoral studies and Lahenius & Martinsuo on doctoral processes.
1 Aug, 2009 Dr. Tech. Miia Martinsuo was appointed professor in industrial management, with emphasis on service business development and project management