Maria Höyssä

Senior Research Fellow at FFRC

Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC) is one of the few university departments devoted to futures research in the world. It is a department within the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku, Finland.

The cornerstones of FFRC activities are developing academic futures studies, critical interdisciplinary research, high quality education, strategic and business foresight and insightfully produced futures knowledge. All of the FFRC’s primary activities are focused on the promotion of a sustainable future, which is understood as being economically efficient, socially secure, fair, and culturally representative of our world society. The FFRC partners and customers range from academic institutions to public organisations and the business world.

Maria Höyssä Senior Research Fellow at FFRC, responsible teacher of Sustainable Development studies. She is interested in trade-offs between ecological, social, economic and cultural dimensions of sustainability; cross-disciplinary teamwork; development of future-orientation; sustainable business; regional innovation. She is currently doing research on sustainable shipbuilding, sustainable agriculture and transformation of regional industrial clusters.