Innovation ecosystems as drivers of growth

Commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Office, 4FRONT is a partner in a consortium studying and developing legal and practical measures to improve the collaboration between Finnish universities, research institutes and businesses, and to develop innovation ecosystems.

The study consists of analysis of key metrics to measure the performance of innovation ecosystems, a mapping of the business support services available in the innovation ecosystems as well as an analysis of their role in facilitating the ecosystem, and an analysis of the legal framework for collaboration between universities, research institutes and businesses.

The focus is on measures that can improve the collaboration between universities, research institutes, business and public sector, and to facilitate the growth, renewal and functioning of innovation ecosystems.

Policy Brief (in Finnish)

Report (in Finnish)