For two weeks, 24 – 26 PhD students attends the academy, which features three kinds of activities:
1) lectures on the most recent developments in innovation studies,
2) round tables discussions and group work on particular issues related to innovation especially in developing countries, and
3) students presenting their own research.
Additional activities include lectures by prominent practitioners, visits to some relevant innovative organizations and the “Small world” brainstorming sessions with companies. Finally, the GA ends up with a farewell party on a lakeside to award diplomas and to experience the Finnish nature.
The lecturers for 2019 include professors Cristina Chaminade, Birgitte Gregersen and Edward Lorenz.