Hintergrund von JIC GmbH

Prof. Juhani Ilmarinen hat Anfang 2009 nach 35 Jahren Forschung und Entwicklung im Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) nach der Pensionierung die Juhani Ilmarinen Consulting GmbH ( JIC GmbH) gegründet. Nach wie vor arbeitet er am und mit dem evidenzbasierten Modell der Arbeitsfähigkeit und an der Verbesserung der Arbeitsfähigkeit aller Beschäftigtengruppen durch Generationen-Management im Lebenslauf.


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Kurzer Lebenslauf von Prof. Dr. (emer.) Juhani Ilmarinen auf Englisch:

born in 20.12.1945, Helsinki, Finland

After finishing his M.Sc. in early 1970s in Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences in the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, Juhani Ilmarinen started his research career in the Department of Physiology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH). From 1974 to 1978 Ilmarinen got a visiting research position in Institut fur Arbeitsphysiologie, University of Dortmund, Germany and made his Ph.D. in Health and Sport Sciences ( Work Physiology ) in University of Cologne, Germany in 1978. After return to FIOH his work was focused on the theme Ageing and Work and his multidisciplinary team created the concept of Work Ability and a method called Work Ability Index (WAI) for ageing workers. From 1992 – 2005 Ilmarinen was appointed to the Director of the Department of Physiology in FIOH. During his last three years in FIOH, from 2006 to 2008, Juhani Ilmarinen was a Professor and Director of the Life Course and Work – Theme, aiming to create social innovations for a better and longer worklife for all generations.

Professor Ilmarinen was the Secretary of the Scientific Committee Ageing and Work of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) from 1989 to 2006. During his service the Committee organized several workshops, symposia and conferences in Ageing and work worldwide and published several proceedings. Through the Committee activities the topic Promotion of Work Ability of Ageing Workers and WAI was implemented in 26 countries. Ilmarinen was also the Chairman of the Technical Committee Ageing of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) from 1997 – 2007.

Ilmarinen has more than 500 publications in occupational health, work physiology, work ability and ageing. He has published 8 books, e.g. a handbook of age management called Towards a longer work life in 2006.

In November 2008, the First National Prize for Innovative Practices in Employment and Social Policy was given to professor Ilmarinen.

In 2009 he was appointed to Visiting Professor of Occupational Wellbeing and Work Ability at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

In 2010 Professor Ilmarinen was invited to Chairman of the Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.