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Paris 17.5.2022

State of the art & future of batteries and electrification

This event is free of charge but requires a registration through the link below.


Further information

Mr. Xavier Riquier, Senior Advisor
Business Finland Paris
xavier.riquier (at)
+33 6 58 60 84 34

Heli Pasanen-Zentz, Senior Advisor
Invest in Finland, Paris
heli.pasanen-zentz (at)
+33 7 76 36 98 34

We would like to invite you to an event to be organized at the Embassy of Finland in Paris (1 Place de Finlande, Paris) on Tuesday 17 May, 2022 at 09:00-16:00.

Finnish battery industry companies are on business delegation visit in Paris on 16-18 May.

This delegation has representation across the value chain from sustainable battery minerals, cell manufacturing, electrification application and recycling.

This is an invitation for you to join our event and:

  • come and listen to keynotes by major French battery stakeholders regarding the current and future business trends
  • meet and discuss with Finnish batteries and electrification companies on mutually beneficial opportunities and partnerships

A detailed agenda and a list of the participating Finnish companies will be provided to the registered attendees a few days before the event.

Warm welcome on behalf of the Finnish delegation!

Ilkka Homanen
Head of Smart Mobility and Batteries from Finland

Participating Finnish companies

AFRY Finland Oy
Beneq Oy
Business Tornio Ltd.
Cajo Technologies Oy
Celltech Solutions Oy
Cursor Oy
JOT Automation Oy
Katsa Oy
Lahti Precision Ltd
Suomen Malmijalostus Oy - Finnish Minerals Group
Valmet Automotive
VTT - technical research centre of Finland


09:00 Registration

09:15 Welcoming words and opening of the event

9:30-10:15 Presentation of Verkor, Anna Teyssot, Chief Marketing Officer:  “Batteries Now.  For the Future.”

10:15-10:35 Finnish company pitches (5min each): Beneq, Cell Tech Solutions, Fortum, FMG

10:35-11:15 networking and coffee break

11:15-12:00 Dassault Systèmes (3DS) presentation, Rudy Pastuzak, Battery Industry Solution Director:  “Connecting Product, Process and Manufacturing”

12 - 12:25 Finnish Company pitches: Cajo Technologies, JOT Automation, Lahti Precision, Valmet Automation, VTT

12:25-13:30 lunch + networking

13:30-14:15 SAFT Presentation, Michael Lippert, Director Innovation and Solutions for Energy:  “An Overview of SAFT’s Activities and Battery Developments”

14:15-14:35 Finnish company pitches: AFRY, Business Tornio, Cursor, Katsa

14:35-15:30 networking & Coffee break

15:30 conclusions by Business Finland