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Jukka Teräs

Senior Research Fellow

Specialised in regional development, innovation environments, innovation promotion, technology transfer, issues related to non-metropolitan regions.

Jukka is a member of the Editorial Board of Nordregio News .

Academic qualifications

Doctor of Technology, University of Oulu, Industrial Engineering and Management, 2008
MBA, Helsinki School of Economics, 1989


  • Finnish
  • Swedish
  • English
  • German
  • Italian


Prior positions

Project Manager, Regional Council of Lapland, 2012-13 (Arctic Smart Specialization Project)
Senior Researcher, University of Turku, 2011-2013
Project Manager, SkyPro Clean Air project by University of Oulu and Micropolis Technology Centre, 2008-2011
Managing Director, Norrum Oy, 1995-, with assignments ranging from EU related interregional co-operation programmes to region-specific and company-specific issues
Managing Director, Cerntech Oy, 1991-1995

 Publications & presentations by Jukka Teräs