Hyytinen Kirsi

 Kirsi maria Hyytinen

Research team leader

Reser Council Member: 2024 reser conference organiser

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Research fields

▪  Leading ‘Future-proof Societies’ team  which focuses on supporting decision-makers to have concrete means to understand the future needs, design proactive policies and to analyse their impacts in the field of innovation and sustainable society.

▪  Key areas of expertise in research, technology and innovation policy, e.g.: innovation system, impact assessment and evaluation of R&D and innovation, methodology development in future-oriented and systemic impact evaluation, service innovation, social innovation and systemic change.


Publications :

  • Hyytinen K. m., Nieminen M, Salminen V, Ruutu S. () «Systemic Evaluation Approach to meet the Challenges of Complexity,2020» Springer.
  • Hyytinen K. m., Roschier, S., Pursiainen, R., Degerman, R., Moisio, M., Sepponen, S., Hämäläinen, H. & Valkokari, K., () «Collaboration for Success (2022): International benchmark of innovation partnership models.» . Read online.
  • Gallouj F., Hyytinen K. m., Toivonen-Noro M., Sampsa Ruutur , Mika Nieminen (2015) «Evaluation of services linked to the sustainability: a dynamic and multi-criteria approach» Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to study the challenge of the evaluation in the context of the services in the sector of environment and energy. Because of the specific nature of service innovation the traditional evaluation methods and measures are not able to capture neither the diversity of the innovations nor the multifaceted dimensions of performance. This paper aims to contribute to the need for a more diverse evaluation approach. We study the use of multi-criteria and system dynamic perspectives in the evaluation of services, and we develop a new type of methodology to evaluate their dynamics and multifaceted performance.. . Read online.