Ecosystems of Growth – Smart Urban Energy, Discover Otaniemi

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Päiväys ja aika
10.06.2021
14:00 - 17:00


To whom?

  • Urban Energy Ecosystem actors

Objectives?

  • To accelerate Urban Energy Ecosystems Services uptake
  • Strengthen collaboration within and with Otaniemi innovation ecosystem

Join the event to discuss this hot topic together with industry experts, researchers, entrepreneurs and policy makers. In the event you will also hear some of the latest findings from novel Smart Energy research.

The event is free of charge.

Please, register via this link.

Programme

14:00 OPENING SESSION – SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CHALLENGES?

  • Pasi Laitala, Director of Sustainable Development at City of Espoo
  • Janne Laine, Vice President, Innovation, at Aalto University
  • Erja Turunen, Executive Vice President, Smart industry and energy systems at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Jari Jokinen, CEO, Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK
  • Local Art Performance

14:10 TOPICAL URBAN ENERGY RESEARCH

  • Matti Lehtonen, Professor, Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering at Aalto University
  • Ville Kyrki, Professor, Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence at Aalto University
  • Antti Arasto, Vice President, Industrial energy and hydrogen at VTT

14:40 FUTURE ENERGY SERVICE ECOSYSTEMS – KEY QUESTIONS

  • Mika Anttonen, Founder and Chairman of the board at ST1 energy company (video address TBC)
  • Helena Sarén, Head of Smart Energy at Business Finland and Chairperson at Nordic Energy Research
  • Sari Kola, Entrepreneur and co-author of Ecosystem Handbook, Innovaatiotohtori.fi

15:00 EXEMPLARY ENERGY ECOSYSTEM PILOTS

  • Aalto Works Bloc: low-carbon heating and cooling system, Antti Säynäjoki, Development Manager, Aalto University Campus & Real Estate
  • How to build sustainable and resilient energy networks, Simo Säynevirta, Vice President, Digital Lead, ABB
  • LuxTurrim5G – Digital backbone for a Smart City, Juha Salmelin, Ecosystem Leader at Nokia
  • Sustainable Energy Positive & Zero Carbon Communities (SPARCS): Elina Wanne, Development manager, Sustainability, City of Espoo

15:30 SMART URBAN ENERGY – EMERGING ROADMAPS TO 2035 DIALOGUE WITH CITIES

  • City of Espoo
  • Tampereen kaupungin kasvupalvelut
  • Oulu Startup Incubator Oy
  • EnergyVaasa
  • Lappeenranta Greenreality

16:10 VIRTUAL PARALLEL SITE VISITS TO ADVANCED APPLICATION ENVIRONMENTS

  • Smart Otaniemi 2.0, hosted by Sanna Öörni, Co-Creation Manager at VTT and Tatu Koljonen, Executive in Residence at Aalto University
  • Sustainable City of Espoo – Building ecosystems together, hosted by Mari Päätalo, Development Manager, Sustainability, City of Espoo
  • Aalto EIT Services, hosted by EIT experts and project managers Zoltan Javor and Petri Allekotte
  • Aalto Startup Center’s Ecosystem, Marika Paakkala, Head of Aalto Startup Center
  • TEK – Community of Professionals, hosted by Jussi-Pekka Teini, Engineering Sustainability at Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK

16:40 PITCHES ON SMART HEATING SOLUTIONS

  • Aalto student presentations on ”Clean Heat Otaniemi” challenge
  • Helsinki Energy Challenge winning team (speaker TBC)

17:00 CLOSING

INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS DURING THE EVENT

  • Facilitators: Sami Kazi, VTT, Elina Wanne, City of Espoo and Kari Mikkelä, Urban Mill Innovation Platform

With this event, free of charge, we want to get you access to new knowledge, practical experiences, contacts and collaboration opportunities. Not to forget new creative insights it may trigger!

Please, register via this link.

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The event is jointly organized by City of Espoo, 6Aika: Ecosystems of Growth-project, Business Espoo, Enter Espoo, Aalto University, Aalto Networking Platform, Aalto Startup Center, Aalto EIT Services, Aalto Design Factory, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Smart Otaniemi, Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK, Urban Mill Innovation Platform and CRESCENDO@CC project. Producer: Urban Mill Innovation Platform.