Speaker S4: Inter-sectoral mobility – MSCA as a tool for launching and fostering collaborations
Mika Raunio works as a senior researcher in the Migration Institute of Finland (from 1 of April 2019). Earlier he worked as a senior researcher at the University of Tampere, Research Center for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI).
He has 20 years of experience working in regional economic development related research and policy design with focus on immigration and mobility of people. His research covers open and inclusive context of knowledge based economic development (e.g. immigration, development countries, engagement). He has led various national and international research and development oriented projects, worked as an external expert for national (e.g. ministries, cities) and international organisations (e.g. OECD; EU) and published more than 60 academic publications and policy reports from the field, including Raunio&Forsander 2009: Welfare State in Competition for Global Talent (Peter Lang).
He also holds positions of trust in national organizations. He has worked as academic coordinator of International Ph.D. summer school for Innovation and Development (Globelics Academy) from 2008.