August 11, 2017
Mr. Jukka Merenluoto M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA started as the Ecosystem Lead for the One Sea – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem at the beginning of August.
Jukka has a lengthy background in ICT industry where he has been heading digitalization programs and strategically important change initiatives in several companies in various industries including telecom, manufacturing, energy (oil), and maritime.
The objective of the autonomous ships ecosystem is to create the world’s first autonomous marine transport system. There are almost 80 companies in the ecosystem through Finnish Marine Industries Association. The largest investors are Cargotec, Ericsson, Meyer Turku, Rolls-Royce, Tieto, and Wärtsilä. Half of the ecosystem’s funding comes from Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation. The ecosystem is led by DIMECC, and Jukka Merenluoto with his colleague Mrs. Haikkola, Ecosystem Lead, form the leadership team of the ecosystem.
Read more about the One Sea at www.oneseaecosystem.net.