Join us to explore the Finnish excellence in research, development and innovation in bioeconomy!
You are warmly welcome to our virtual after-work 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 University 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.
15.30 Opening of the event
Antti Lindqvist, Managing Director, Finnish Forest Products Engineers’ Association (PI)
15.35 Finnish excellence boosting the sustainable materials bioeconomy
Kristiina Kruus, Dean, School of Chemical Engineering, Aalto University
Monika Österberg & Tekla Tammelin, FinnCERES Scientific Principal Investigators
Katariina Kemppainen, VP, Group R&D at Metsä Spring, ExpandFibre Programme Manager
16.30 Pitches by the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Event Young Researcher Challenge candidates
Antti Viitanen, Deal Flow Manager, FiBAN
17.20 Wrap-up and closing the live event
17.30 Video stories about forest-based bioeconomy applications
17.45 Event and streaming ends
Register no later than 13 September via this link.
Due to the COVID situation, the event will be organized online. The event is free of charge.