Are you preparing a short or long term mission abroad? It could be a good opportunity to meet other THA colleagues based in the country where you are going to travel.
Are you looking for experts in a specific thematic field/area of expertise for a collaboration?
Do you want to learn more on the THA through the direct voice of any of our member in your country?
The THA Member Gallery can help you with all of these and more!
It will take you just 1 minutes to enter your search key words in our Members Gallery’s search engine to get the info you are looking for and the contact details of the THA members you wish to approach.
Mr. Juha Miettinen
Southern Afric Innovation Support Programme
*email address protected*
19 Brahms Street
Mr Juha Miettinen, Chief Technical Advisor and Team Leader of Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS) Programme*, has over 15 years of experience in innovation systems development and innovation support, technology transfer, business development and methods in public-private collaboration regionally, nationally and internationally in the triple-helix context. Before joining SAIS, as a COO in the one of the leading innovation and science park companies in Finland, Hermia Ltd, and as in his own daily management work, he has earned wide experience and practical knowledge on Finnish and European innovation systems and methods. He has wide experience in project management and has also been member of supervisory and steering boards of tens of innovation and development initiatives, programs and projects throughout his carrier. Before joining Hermia, he has worked for some ten years in financing and ICT sectors. Mr. Miettinen holds a M.Sc. in Economics from University of Tampere, Finland and University of Oregon, US. He is preparing his PhD-work on the topic related to Triple-Helix collaboration mechanisms in Southern Africa.
Areas of interests in TH research
University-Industry partnerships, nNational Innovation Systems and models, Collaboration mechansims in practice
Areas of competence and expertise in TH research
20 years of practical experience in TH collabotation instruments and mechanisms from Europe and Southern Africa,
Main works and publications