Harri Nieminen is Co-creation manager and Head of Sustainable Industry X (SIX) initiative at VTT. In his current role, Harri is helping industrial companies to succeed by fostering collaboration between research and industry. As part of this work, Harri is heading a ‘toolkit’ creation. Toolkit, SIX, includes essential ‘pliers and wrenches’ for connecting national level strategies and implementing those in industry driven way.
Harri’s roots are in industry. During his 24 years career he has had privilege to observe manufacturing industry (metals and engineering) from multiple viewpoints: R&D&I, supply chain, product- and project management. Besides strategies and ecosystems, Harri’s key expertise areas include future digital manufacturing technologies and systems, manufacturing operations management, data intensive services as well as user experience in complex systems.