INVITATION

Global markets need smart green batteries for sustainable future opportunities & challenges for European solutions

30 January 2020 – 14:30/18:30 – Paris

Business Finland and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment cordially invites you to participate in Global markets need smart green batteries for sustainable future – Opportunities and Challenges for European solutions -Seminar in Paris. The Seminar is aimed at companies, research institutes and other organizations interested in developing the European Battery ecosystem with sustainable Finnish offering and utilizing the results in their daily business on the long run. 

The Embassy of Finland also has the pleasure to invite you to join the evening Networking Reception after the seminar (held in the same venue), hosted by Mr. Teemu Tanner, Ambassador of Finland to France. Mr. Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland will also be present at the reception.

 

 

Opening remarks

  • Minister Mr. Mika Lintilä, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland

Key Note: The role of Finland in the European battery value chain

  • Mr. Petri Peltonen, Permanent Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland

Key Note: Batteries for e-mobility, main stakes

Ms. Nicolas Leclere, Senior Manager, Groupe PSA, Electrification Technologies & Charging Ecossytems,

Presentation: Global Approach of Battery Lithium Ion by a major account: From Innovation, Storage to Recycling

  • Mr. Nicéphore Bonnet, Veolia

Presentation: Sustainability in materials and recycling in the European battery value chain

  • Mr. Tero Holländer, Head of Business Development, Fortum Oyj

Networking and coffee

Introduction: Batteries from Finland ecosystem

  • Mr. Ilkka Homanen, Head of Batteries from Finland, Business Finland

The role and added value of Finnish companies in European battery industry Finnish Company presentations – goals and challenges

  • Aalto University – www.batcircle.fi, www.aalto.fi
  • Akkurate Oy – www.akkurate.fi
  • Basf Oy – www.basf.com
  • Boliden Kokkola – www.boliden.com
  • Celltech Group – www.celltech.com
  • Cursor Oy – www.cursor.fi
  • Epec Oy – www.epec.fi
  • Finnish Minerals Group – www.mineralsgroup.fi
  • Fortum Oyj – www.fortum.com
  • Geyser Batteries Oy – www.geyserbatteries.com
  • Kokkola Industrial Park – www.kokkola.fi, www.investinkokkola.fi
  • Neste Oyj – www.neste.com
  • Outotec Oy – www.outotec.com
  • Salo IoT Campus – www.saloiotcampus.fi
  • Turku Science Park Oy – www.turkubusinessregion.com
  • Vaasa Region Development Company – www.gigavaasa.fi, www.vasek.fi, www.merinova.fi
  • Valmet Automotive Oy – www.valmet-automotive.com
  • Valtra Oy Ab – www.valtra.com
  • Yrityssalo Oy – www.yrityssalo.fi

Panel discussion

Key success factors of European battery industry in the global competition

Closing

Evening networking reception, 18:30/20:30

Finland embassy in Paris

1 Place de Finlande 75007 Paris