University Business Forum

Perjantai, marraskuu 9, 2018

on Friday November 9th, 2018, 9 am to 3 pm at Linnanmaa Campus, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1, Oulu

Welcome to enjoy interesting speeches on the latest discoveries of the most relevant themes in research and innovation, meet top researchers and leading company representatives!

The aim of the event is to build a stronger interaction and cooperation between different stakeholders and to create and push forward new project openings.

Register for the event here by Friday November 2nd 2018. The event is open and free for everyone.

After the two keynote speeches held in Agora, three parrallel sessions are arranged under the themes Wireless communication & AI (L2), Circular Economy (Stage, Tellus Innovation Arena)
and Personalized health (Agora).

The poster sessions of the themes are held 12.00-16.00.
The Circular Economy-posters are presented in the lobby area in front of Tellus.

Programme, the University Business Forum

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Agora

Moderated by Lauri Salovaara

09:00 am | Breakfast (Agora)
09:30 am | Plenary session (Agora)
                      Keynote: Katarina Segerståhl, Chief Strategy Officer, Aava: Entering the Biodigital Fusion
                      Keynote: Petri Lehmus, Vice President, Research and Development, Neste:
                      Circular Economy as Vehicle for Neste's Growth
10:40 am | Parallel sessions hosted by top researchers
                      Wireless Communication & AI (L2 Hall)
                      Circular Economy (Tellus Stage)
                      Personalized Health (Agora)
12:00 pm | Lunch (Agora)
01:00 pm | 6Genesis Flagship Launch of Ecosystem Collaboration (L2 Hall)
01:00 pm | Tours at Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas campuses on new research premises and plans

The programme of Circular Economy-session (see all the programmes on the forum´s website)

Keynote speech

Time: 10:05 am to 10:35 pm
Location: Agora

Petri Lehmus: Circular Economy as a Vehicle for Neste's Growth

Research presentations

Time: 10:40 am to 11:45 am
Location: Tellus Stage

Harri HaapasaloValue Chain Analysis in Inorganic Industrial Sidestreams
Mirja IllikainenHigh Volume Materials in Circular Economy
Eva Pongrácz & Satu OjalaValue Added Processes and Products in Circular Economy
Juha TanskanenSustainability by Circular Bioeconomy

Company pitches

Time: 11:45 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Tellus Stage

SFTec Ltd: Janne Anttila, Head of Sales and Marketing
– Drying New Value
SSAB Merox AB: President Marko Mäkikyrö
– Circular Economy in the Steel Industry
Kiertokaari Ltd: Environmental Manager Helmi Riihimäki
– Kiertokaari: Promoting Circular Economy
KaiCell Fibers Ltd: CEO Jukka Kantola
– Setting up a Biorefinery in Finland
Entoprot Ltd: CEO Juuso Nissilä
– Entoprot: the Scalable Solution to Turn Organic Waste into Proteins and Oils

Additional information

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Inquiries and further information, please contact:


University of Oulu Gala 2018

The University of Oulu and University of Oulu Association (Oulun Yliopistoseura) cordially invite you to the University of Oulu Gala

on Friday November 9th 2018 at 6 pm
at University of Oulu Saalasti Hall (Pentti Kaitera Street 1)

Please, see further information here


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Tapahtuman sijainti

Agora, Stage Tellus Innovation Arena, L2

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Viimeksi päivitetty: 1.11.2018