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Louna Hakkarainen (Lic.Soc.Sc.) is a doctoral candidate in the School of Arts, Design and Architecture of Aalto University. She holds a licentiate degree from the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Social Sciences. Her research focuses on social shaping of technology, living labs, co-design, and facilitation. Louna is also an assistant editor in Science & Technology Studies journal.

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Publications

Hakkarainen, Louna & Hyysalo, Sampsa (2016) The Evolution of Intermediary Activities: Broadening the Concept of Facilitation in Living Labs. Technology Innovation Management Review, January 2016, 6(1): 45–58.

Hyysalo, Sampsa, Repo, Petteri, Timonen, Päivi, Hakkarainen, Louna, & Heiskanen, Eva (2016) Diversity and Change of User Driven Innovation Modes in Companies. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20(2).

Hyysalo, Sampsa & Hakkarainen, Louna (2014) What difference does a living lab make? Comparing two health technology innovation projects. CoDesign, 10(3–4): 191–208.

Hakkarainen, Louna & Hyysalo, Sampsa (2013) How do we keep the living laboratory alive? Learning and conflicts in living lab collaboration. Technology Innovation Management Review, December 2013: 16–22.

Hakkarainen, Louna (2013) Paremman teknologian perässä – Turvalattia ja käyttäjälähtöisyyden lupaus. Licentiate thesis. University of Helsinki, department of Social Sciences.