Finland leads the way towards circular economy
During EFIB 2021, Finland will present its world-class competence for bio-based production in a dedicated workshop on Oct 7. With a focus on “ Business models from Finland in the spotlight: How to generate economic success with industrial biotechnology solutions” a delegation of companies showcases different biotech and bioeconomy expertises.
With renewing solid industry cluster, world-class competence and research, innovation technology, favorable and long-term policies and numerous growth opportunities, Finland offers unique platform for bio-based production and partnering.
Finland is at the epicenter of the global growth of bioeconomy and has set the course for a low-carbon, resource-efficient and sustainable economy. Recent major investments in advanced bioproducts have paved the way for the future and Finland uses the new potential for creating new business opportunities throughout multiple sectors.
Finland’s success is based on a deep understanding of the entire bioproduct value chain, excellent experimental research, favorable policies, integration of cross-disciplinary sciences, “open access” pilots and demonstration platforms. With strong relationships between end-users, companies and researchers, Finland offers an unbeatable development platform for innovation and production of bio-based products and welcomes companies and researches for cross-national innovation.
To get a deeper insight to the Finnish developments, join our session on Thursday October the 7th at 9:00-10:30: Business models from Finland in the spotlight: How to generate economic success with industrial biotechnology solutions. The companies eniferBio, Origin by Ocean, MetGen, NordShield and Kotkamills will share their experiences and knowledge on how to turn innovation into business. After the insightful presentations, we will have a panel discussion during which you will have an opportunity to ask questions.
You can expect the following inputs:
Brewing European protein independence
Simo Ellilä, CEO & Co-founder at eniferBio
Converting a global environmental problem into a valuable and viable business
Mikael Westerlund, CEO and Founder at Origin by Ocean
NordShield: title TBC
Stefan Sandås, Vice President, Head of Technical Services, NordShield
Accelerating change for sustainable living
Saila Kettunen, Vice President, Sustainability and Communications, MM Kotkamills
New Wave of Bio-based Materials
Matti Heikkilä, Chief Operating Officer, MetGen