Arho Suominen


Dr. Arho Suominen, Ph.D., is Principal Scientist and Research Team Leader at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Industrial professor at Tampere University (Finland). Dr. Suominen’s research focuses on qualitative and quantitative assessment of technological innovation systems with a special focus on quantitative methods. His prior research has been funded by the European Commission via H2020, Academy of Finland, Finnish Funding Agency for Technology, Turku University Foundation and the Fulbright Center Finland. Through the Fulbright program, he worked as Visiting Scholar at the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His work on technological change and innovation systems has been published in top tier journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Science and Public Policy and Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Dr. Suominen has a Doctor of Science (Tech.) degree from the University of Turku and holds an Officers basic degree from the National Defence University of Finland.