BioKokkola


Keskiviikko 13.11.2019 klo 8.30–16.00

Centria University of Applied Sciences, Talonpojankadun campus, Kokkola.
Chair: Jana Holm, Centria University of Applied Sciences

Coffee and registration starts at 8:30 am.
Theme 1: Food chemistry and cosmetics
9.00 Pathways for reusing and valorization of plant-based by-products of food processing, Natural resources Institute Finland, Eila Järvenpää
9.30 A feasibility study on manufacturing processes for special plants. Case Central Ostrobothnia, Aalto University, Jere Eilavaara, Valpuri Happo, Inkeri Nuutinen, Santeri Santikko ja Lotta Wallinmaa
Aalto-yliopiston viiden hengen maisteriopiskelijaryhmä, joka on tehnyt kartoitusta erikoiskasvien jalostusmahdollisuuksista. Non-Wood Forest Products-projekti on osa vuoden mittaista kurssikokonaisuutta, jonka puitteissa ryhmä tekee luonnontuotealan markkinakartoituksia ja tuotantoprosessien toteutettavuus- sekä kannattavuusarviointeja.
10.00 Doing business with Nordic natural products in China and SEA markets – fairytale or real opportunity? Vaido Mikheim, Tartu Science Park
10.25 Opportunities and challenges for SMEs in the organic food sector. CASE Arctic Birch, Kim Finne, ArcticBirch
10.50–11.00 Break
Theme 2: Biorefineries
11.00 Fortum Bio2X targets to produce high value products from biomass Fortum, Heli Antila, VP Biobased solutions
11.30 Bioproducts from forest industry waste, St1, Ilona Järveläinen
12.00–13.00 Lunch
13.00 Replacing fossil carbon – Biomass-based catalysts in biorefinery conversion reactions, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Riikka Kupila
13.20 Carbon sink potential in biorefinery industries, Tuomo Hilli, FifthInnovation
Theme 3: Added-value products from biomass
13.50 Technical carbons from biomass, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius/ University of Oulu, Davide Bergna
14.20–14.50 Coffee break
14.50 Tannin-derived foams and applications, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Toni Varila
15.10 Optimization and scaling of spruce bark extraction to pilot scale for the production of tannin-based biopolymers for waste water treatment, Eelis Halmemies, Natural resources Institute Finland
Ends at 15.30