Dr Mika Nieminen works as principal scientist and research team leader of Responsibility and Ethics of Innovations team at the VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland ltd. His key areas of interest are research and innovation organizations, policy and systems. Nieminen has published extensively, including books, articles, edited volumes and research reports. He has served as journal editor, conference organizer and member of various boards. He has also participated in policy and organization evaluations and development. His current research interests cover especially systemic innovations and transformations, development of impact assessment methods, as well as responsibility and sustainability related questions.