Markku Heino is currently Program Coordinator for BEAM program with Business Finland. Markku specialized in materials & nanotechnology, advanced manufacturing and cleantech. He has wide experience covering scientific research in academia, strategic application oriented R&D and practical product development applying new materials in many industrial applications as well as running large multi-partner innovation programs to successful results.
Markku has a D.Sc. (Tech) degree at Helsinki University of Technology (today called Aalto University), where he is currently Docent of Polymer technology. He has written about 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, 5 book chapters, several other scientific, technical or popularized articles, given numerous conference presentations regarding polymer/material science, nanotechnology, telecommunications, cable applications, innovation management etc.