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5 March 2021 - 12 March 2021
Turku, Finland
TechTurku Week 2021
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Open until 23 April 2021

Fri. 12.3.
Circular Economy



Friday focuses on bio- and circular economy. The Turku Region is a thriving hub producing new solutions in this field. Get tips from the practical examples provided by local universities and companies how bio- and circular economy concept can be adopted for the sustainablity and growht of your business.

Tech Focus

Linda Fröberg-Niemi

Moderator: Linda Fröberg-Niemi
Senior Executive
Turku Science Park Ltd

9.00 

Technologies for a sustainable future 
Prof. Johan Bobacka
Åbo Akademi University

Bioeconomy for Climate Change Mitigation 
Lari Vähäsalo
R&D Director, CH-Bioforce

Towards circularity of textiles 
Sini Ilmonen
Senior Specialist, Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto Ltd

Global textile industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Fast fashion and low quality and costs of raw-materials have made the industry produce huge amounts of clothes and other textiles. In Finland many organisations are taking actions. So are LSJH and Rester Oy who are building textile processing plant as a local solution for global challenge.

B2B Matchmaking

10.45 – 11.45

Kestävän ICT:n työpaja

12.00 – 13.30

Työpajan teemana on ICT:n ympäristövaikutukset ja syyt, miksi digitaalisessa liiketoiminnassa kannattaa huomioida kestävän kehityksen tavoitteet. Puheenvuorot:

Lotta Toivonen, Sitra
Johanna Andersen, Anders Innovations Oy
Sami Etula, Suomen vaikuttavuussijoitus Oy
Tapio Salakoski, Turun yliopisto

B2B Matchmaking

14.00 – 14.30

International arena

Jani Rusi

Moderator:
Jani Rusi
Director of Operations
WTC Turku

15.00 –

 

E-RallyX esitys
Turku University of Applied Sciences

Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage
Pekka Peljo
Associate Professor, University of Turku 
16.00
End of session

Location

Joukahaisenkatu 3-5
20520 Turku, Finland

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Participants

Albania 1
Bulgaria 4
Finland 175
Germany 1
Hungary 2
Indonesia 1
Latvia 1
Lithuania 2
Netherlands 2
Nigeria 1
Norway 3
Poland 19
Spain 1
Switzerland 1
Tunisia 1
Turkey 1
Ukraine 1
Total 217

Participants

Start-up 17
Company (SME) 73
Company (Industry) 16
University 61
R&D Institution 5
Association/Agency 7
Authority/Government 16
Other 22
Total 217

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