Doctor of Science Suvi Karirinne, 46, has been appointed Director of the Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Centre VEBIC research platform of the University of Vaasa. VEBIC is an open multidisciplinary research and innovation platform focused on energy and sustainable development. Karirinne will take up her duties on 19 November 2018.
“Suvi Karirinne has solid experience in managing RDI projects, as well as extensive networks across companies and financiers, which is important in managing and developing a research platform. Karirinne’s experience in building a business in renewable energy strengthens VEBIC’s position as a multidisciplinary research platform of energy and sustainable development,” says Jari Kuusisto, the Rector of the University of Vaasa.