After-work with FinnCERES & PI: Finnish excellence boosting the sustainable materials bioeconomy

Join us to explore the Finnish excellence in research, development and innovation in bioeconomy!

You are warmly welcome to our after-work hybrid event on 13 September, jointly organized by FinnCERES and the Finnish Forest Products Engineers’ Association. You will hear how the FinnCERES Flagship has progressed during the first years of operation – What is coming out from the research pipeline? Moreover, you will find out how Aalto Univeristy is promoting sustainability in education. You will also hear about the ExpandFibre ecosystem and how it supports the translation of scientific breakthroughs into sustainable innovations.

Additionally, we will have the pleasure to hear short research pitches from the Finnish candidates of the Young Researchers’ Challenge of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize event.


15.00 Registration and coffee

15.30 Opening of the event

Kristiina Kruus, Dean, School of Chemical Engineering, Aalto University

Monika Österberg & Tekla Tammelin: FinnCERES Scientific Principle Investigators

Presentation from the ExpandFibre ecosystem

16.30 Pitches by the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Event Young Researcher Challenge candidates

17.20 Closing remarks and refreshments

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More information will be available in August.

The event will be organized in hybrid mode both on-site and virtually, following the development of the COVID-19 situation and related restrictions. The event is free of charge.