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Online 3.2.2022

National microelectronics and photonics webinar

1012:30 EET


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Emmi Nahi
Program Coordinator
emmi.nahi (at)


Toni Mattila
Head of Sustainable Manufacturing Finland
toni.mattila (at)

European resilience for microelectronics components and systems brings forward the value of our Finnish ecosystem and calls for reinforcing collaboration in both national and European level.

To facilitate the formation of national agenda, Sustainable Manufacturing Finland program together with Technology Industries of Finland aim to gather all the relevant Finnish companies and other stakeholders to discuss development needs in Finnish electronics value chains.

The discussion is kicked off with an online webinar on 3.2.2022 starting at 10:00 EET. Live events will follow when the Covid situation allows.


10:00 Opening Words

Toni Mattila, Head of Sustainable Manufacturing Finland, Business Finland

10:15 The Status and vision of the EU for the Microelectronics

Arian Zwegers, Head of Sector at European Commission

10:45 European Strongholds and Directions

Laith Altimime, President, SEMI Europe

11:15 Panel discussion on European Electronics Value Chains – Opportunities for Finland

Moderator: Pekka Sivonen, Head of Finnish Liaison Office for EU Research & Innovation. Brussels Belgium

  • Sampsa Nissinen, Director of unit, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
  • Antti Vasara, CEO, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Ari Kulmala, Professor of Practice, Tampere University of Technology
  • Timo Tenhovuori, Augmented Intelligence, Transformation Lead, Nokia Oyj
  • Tomy Runne, CEO, Murata Electronics Oy
  • Liisa Åström, Vice President, Vaisala Oyj
12:15 Comments and closing remarks
12:30 End of the event

Participation is free of charge but requires registration. Please note that the panel discussions will be held in Finnish. The keynote speeches will be held in English.