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CLIC Annual Seminar on 23 May in Helsinki – Towards sustainable future solutions

Welcome to our seminar “Towards sustainable future solutions”.


8.30  Coffee available

9.30  Opening of the event, Jatta Jussila, CEO, CLIC Innovation

9.40  Bioeconomy opening words – Aila Maijanen, Head of Bioeconomy, CLIC Innovation

9.50  Keynote 1: The Green Economy: Unlocking the Forest Industry’s Full Sustainability Potential, Heikki Ilvespää, UPM

10.20  Keynote 2: Future of lignocellulosics – Towards breakthrough innovations, Prof. Henrikki Liimatainen, University of Oulu

10.40  Keynote 3: Metsä Spring, Developing business ecosystem through Corporate Venturing, Erik Kolehmainen, Metsä Spring

11.00  Bioeconomy panel discussion: “The future of bioeconomy”

Panelists: Heikki Ilvespää, Henrikki Liimatainen, Erik Kolehmainen, Marjaana   Suorsa (Finnish Forest industries), Aila Maijanen

11.30  Lunch & demo stands

12.30  Circular Economy opening words – Pirjo Kaivos, Head of Circular Economy, CLIC Innovation

12.40  Keynote 1: Valmet Beyond Circularity, Janne Pynnönen, Valmet

13.10  Keynote 2: Current regulatory themes in circular economy, Taina Nikula, Ministry of the Environment

13.30  Keynote 3: Circular economy of water in industrial processes – CEIWA objectives and findings, Prof. Matti Vilkko, Tampere University

13.50  Circular Economy discussion: “How to create favourable environment in   circular economy?” Janne Pynnönen, Matti Vilkko, Petrus Kautto   (SYKE), Pirjo Kaivos

14.10  Coffee & demo stands

14.40  Energy opening words – Pia Salokoski, Head of Energy, CLIC Innovation

14.50  Keynote 1: Zero Emission Marine and the importance of ecosystems, Kenneth Widell, Wärtsilä

15.20  Keynote 2: Green technologies accelerate the energy transition, Prof. Peter Lund, Aalto University

15.40  Keynote 3: Regional context of Estonian green hydrogen economy, Sven Parkel, Hydrogen cluster Estonia

16.15  Energy panel discussion: “Future sustainable energy solutions”  Kenneth Widell, Peter Lund, Sven Parkel, Pia Salokoski

16.45  Closing remarks, Jatta Jussila

17.00 – 19.00  Get together and project exhibition