Focal work:

Palmberg, Christopher; Leppälahti, Ari; Lemola, Tarmo; Toivanen, Hannes (1999). Towards a better understanding of innovation and industrial renewal in Finland - a new perspective. VTT Working Papers – No. 41/99.

Palmberg, Christopher; Niininen, Petri; Toivanen, Hannes; Wahlberg, Tanja (2000). Industrial innovation in Finland - First results of the Sfinno-project. VTT Working Papers No. 47/00.

Saarinen, Jani (2005) Innovations and Industrial Performance in Finland 1945-1998. PhD Thesis, Lund Studies in Economic History No. 34, Lund University, Sweden. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International.

Saarinen, Jani and Rilla, Nina (eds) (2009). Changes in Innovation - Towards an improved understanding of economic renewal. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peer-reviewed papers:

Palmberg, Christopher (2004) The Sources of Innovations – Looking beyond technological opportunities. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. Vol. 13(2): 183-197.

Palmberg, Christopher (2006) The sources and success of innovations — Determinants of commercialisation and break-even times. Technovation 26: 1253–1267.

Oksanen, Juha and Rilla, Nina (2009) Innovation and Entrepreneurship - New innovations as source for competitiveness in Finnish SMEs. International Journal of Entrepreneurship (IJE), Vol. 13, Special Issue, pp. 35-48.

Patel, P.C. and van der Have, R.P. (2010). Enhancing Innovation Performance through Exploiting Complementarity in Search Breadth and Depth Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research Vol. 30: Iss. 9, Article 1.

Makkonen, T. and van der Have, R.P. (2013) “Benchmarking Regional Innovative Performance”. Scientometrics 94:247–262.

Patel, Pankaj C.; Fernhaber, Stephanie A.; McDougall-Covin, Patricia P. and van der Have, Robert P. (2013) “Beating Competitors to International Markets: the value of geographically balanced networks for innovation” Strategic Management Journal

Selected research:

Toivanen, Hannes (2000) Software Innovation in Finland. VTT Working Papers – No. 52/00.

Niininen, Petri and Saarinen, Jani (2000) Innovations and the Success of Firms. Working Papers No. 53/00.

Palmberg, Christopher (2001) Sectoral patterns of innovation and competence requirements – a closer look at low-tech industries. SITRA Research Report Series No. 8. 

Tanayama, Tanja (2002) Empirical analysis of processes underlying various technological innovations. VTT Publication Series No. 463.

Lehtoranta, Olavi (2005) A comparative micro-level analysis of innovative firms in the CIS Surveys and in the VTT's Sfinno Database. VTT Working Papers - No. 25/05

Mäkinen, Iiro (2007) To Patent or not to patent? An innovation-level investigation of the propensity to patent. VTT Publication Series No. 646.

Rilla, Nina and Saarinen, Jani (2008). Patterns of internationalisation of Finnish innovative firms. In International Business, Theory & Strategy, Large and Small Firms Perspectives, ed. Ndubisi, Nelson O., pp. 317-336. Shah Alam: Arah Publications.

In Finnish:

Pesonen, Pekka (2006) Innovaatiojohtaminen ja sen vaikutuksia metsäteollisuudessa. VTT Publication Series No. 622.

Rilla, Nina and Saarinen, Jani (eds) (2007). Tutkimusmatka innovaatioihin. Teknologiakatsaus 197/2007.

Valovirta, Ville; Pesonen, Pekka; Halonen, Minna; van der Have, Robert & Ahlqvist, Toni (2009) Suomalaisten innovaatioiden maantiede. Työ– ja elinkeinoministeriön julkaisuja 26/2009.

Oksanen, J.; Rilla, N.; Pesonen, P. and Ahola, E. (2010). Löystymätön ruuvi – merkittäviä kotimaisia metsä- ja metalliteollisuuden innovaatioita 60 vuoden ajalta. Tekes Review 269/2010. Helsinki: Tekes.

Oksanen, J.; Pesonen, P; Rilla, N and Saarinen, J. (2011) Suomalaisia innovaatioita – Suomi-konepistoolista Habbo Hotelliin. Helsinki: Gummerus/Ajatuskirjat Oy.