Dr. Tuija Hirvikoski was appointed president of ENoLL - European Network of Living Labs in 2015. ENoLL (the European Network of Living Labs) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems (Living Lab). The network of Living Labs places people at the centre of innovation and societal development. The network provides innovation services for small and medium-sized international companies, the public sector, organisations and citizens. ENoLL promotes the development of business, cities and societies and the creation of tax revenue and jobs.
Hirvikoski is also director at Laurea University of Applied Sciences with 2O years of experience on open innovation development. Open innovation, collaborative development and piloting have been a fixed part of Laurea’s Learning by Developing (LbD) model. Whereas LbD is an interface for the realisation of curricula.
Tuija is the member of the European Open Science Policy Platform, her mission is to support the complementary interaction between Open Innovation, Open Science and Open Learning.