Kyllikki Taipale-ErävalaPostdoctoral Researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.), M.Sc. (Tech.), Industrial Management University of OuluKerttu Saalasti Institute, MicroENTRE
Kyllikki is specialized in competencies enabling business survival in SMEs in changing business environments. Her dissertation ‘Survival competencies in SMEs in changing business environments, (2015) focuses on Finnish and Russian SMEs in a field of forest and metal industries, or related industries.
Kyllikki’s former jobs have been related to research and training, as well as supervising, planning and consulting in fields of energy and HPAC technologies. Kyllikki is also experienced in entrepreneurship acting as a part-time professional worker in a field of tourism since 2001. Doctor of Science (Tech) and Master of Science (Tech) are completed in major of Industrial Management. Bachelor of Science (Tech.) in Mechanical Engineering, specialized in Energy and HPAC technology.