Technology Thursday seminar: Bioeconomy

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 21.11.2019, klo 8.30-10.00
Place: Stage, Tellus Innovation Arena
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Welcome to the Technology Thursday seminar held under Bioeconomy-theme!

In the seminar, experts give presentations and share perspectives about the timely topics in a panel discussion.
Come and hear what kind of challenges can be solved with the Bioeconomy research and business, and also have an idea about the future trends!

The occasion is held in English. Breakfast is served, and remote connection arranged.

According to the concept of Technology Thursday-seminar series, the presentations are recorded and videos published on YouTube and this site, approximately one week after the event. 

The chair and moderator of the event is Professor Juha Tanskanen, Director of Bioeconomy Research Community, Dean of Education at the Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu.

You are warmly welcome!

Preliminary program

Drying new value
Hellen Santos, Post-Doctoral Researcher, SFTec Ltd
See video

HMF and furfural-based synthetic biopolymers
Juha Heiskanen, Docent, Sustainable Chemistry, Faculty of Technology
See video

Biorefinery measurements
Mika Ruusunen, Professor, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Technology
See video

Bioeconomy research at SCITEC and ICCOM CNR institutes
Vladimiro Dal Santo, Senior Researcher - Institute of Chemical Science and Technology "Giulio Natta" and Claudio Evangelisti, Researcher - Institute for the Chemistry of OrganoMetallic Compounds, National Research Council of Italy.
See video

Bioeconomy, Shaping the future
Mika Kierikka, Circular Economy Manager, Sweco
See video

9.30- 10.00
Panel discussion
Chair Professor Juha Tanskanen
See video


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Event location

Stage, Tellus Innovation Arena

Event address

Linnanmaa campus, Erkki Koiso Kanttilan katu 1, 90014 University of Oulu

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Last updated: 2.12.2019