EuroLics workshop, Tampere, August 16-17, 2019

In connection to the Globelics Academy 2019, a EuroLics workshop will be organized on 16-17 August 2019 at Tampere University.

The workshop will be divided into two half-day sessions, the Friday afternoon session devoted to Industry 4.0, and the Saturday morning session to Sustainability and Innovation Systems.

Venue: Tampere University main campus, Pinni B, lecture hall 1097

Registration no later than 12 August 2019 at

The workshop is free of charge. The attendants will take care of their travel and accommodation by themselves, except for the GA2019 students and lecturers.

More information on the EuroLics workshop in Tampere University:


Friday August 16: Industry 4.0
13.00-13.15 Opening comments by Ned Lorenz, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis and Aalborg University
13.15-14.00 Organizational Design, Forms of Knowledge and the Automation Debate by Ned Lorenz, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis and Aalborg University
14.00-14.30 Coffee break
14.30-15.15 Towards an integrated market-technology perspective – An application of semantic patent-to-patent similarity in the wind and EV sector by Roman Jurowetski, Aalborg University
15.15-16.00 Leadership challenges in digital transformation by Matti Sommarberg, Tampere University
16.00-16.15 Closing by Mika Kautonen, Tampere University
Saturday August 17: Sustainability and Innovation Systems
9.00-9.15 Opening comments by Birgitte Gregersen, Aalborg University
9.15-10.15 A sustainability perspective on diffusion and adoption of biotechnology innovation in developing countries using Kenya as a case study by Ann Kingiri, African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi
10.15-10.45 coffee break
10.45-11.45 Green windows of opportunity’ for catching up by Rasmus Lema, Aalborg University
11.45-12.45 Finnish perspective on sustainability and innovation by Annika Launiala, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
12.45-13.00 Closing by Mika Kautonen, Tampere University