Business Finland together with Yrityssalo and Turku Business Region welcome you to the Nordic electrification event on February 8-9, 2023.
The event is arranged in co-operation with the Nordic Battery Collaboration which is an initiative between Innovation Norway, Business Sweden and Business Finland.
The event agenda includes meetings with potential new partners and customers from Norway, Sweden and Finland, as well as learning and sharing insights, challenges, and solutions between regions active in electrification and battery business.
The event will focus on:
The special target groups of the event are:
What we offer for companies:
What we offer for municipalities:
Please note that the event consists of two types of activities. Part of the activities are open for everyone by registration, and to some activities - the round table discussions, the Sandvik plant visit, and the evening reception by the mayor of Salo - the participants are individually invited. In the registration form you can state your interest to the round table discussion topics based on your expertise, and to the Sandvik plant visit.
Wednesday, February 8
Venue: Salo IoT Campus, Joensuunkatu 7, Salo
9:30 Transport from Helsinki-Vantaa airport to Salo IoT Campus (Joensuunkatu 7, Salo)
11:00 - 12:00 Lunch & networking
12:00 - 14:00 Seminar
14:00 – 15:30 Valmet Automotive plant visit | Ponsse EV1 on display | Coffee and networking
15:30 – 17:00 Round table discussions
17:00 Transfer to hotel
18:30 Reception by the city of Salo at Salo IoT Campus
Thursday, February 9
Main venue: Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki, Turku
08:00 – 09:00 Transfer to Turku (2 destinations)
09:00 – 10:30 Sandvik plant visit
10:30 Transfer from Sandvik to Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki
09:00 – 10:45 New Energy Lab,Vehicle Laboratory (+ eRally Cross) and Manufacturing & Engineering Center at Turku University of Applied Sciences
11:00 – 12:00 Lunch & networking
12:00 – 13:00 Nordic Battery Thursdays - Panel discussions: Talent challenge – Nordic approaches and solutions
13:00 – 13:30 Break & networking
13:30 – 14:30 Presentations: State of the art industry-research collaboration models in electrification. Expectations, drivers and success factors.
14:30 – 15:30 Round table discussions
Track 1: Battery safety: the importance of safety, the role of regulation & representations in research | Moderator: Mika Kanninen, Manager, Battery Diagnostics, Sandvik
Track 2: Municipalities and public authorities: challenges of electrification. Things to solve within large investments. Service structure, business network, collaboration possibilities etc. | Moderator: Jouko Urmas, Senior Advisor, Yrityssalo Ltd.
Track 3: Industry-research collaboration models in electrification. Expectations, drivers and success factors. Distributing highlights. Call to action: what could we do together? | Moderator: Harri Nieminen, Co-creation Manager, VTT
15:30 – 16:00 Closing session
16:00 Transfer to the Helsinki-Vantaa airport (appr. 2 h)