BioKokkola

THURSDAY 12.11.2020 12.00 – 15.40

Host: Jana Holm, Principal Lecturer,  Centria University of Applied Sciences and Reija Harlamow, Project Manager, KOSEK

12.00Opening words
12.05 KEYNOTE
How to make circularity a business?
Kaisa Hietala, Chairman of the Board of Tracegrow
12.30Sustainable bioelectrochemical conversion of CO2 and methanol into chemical commodities and their recovery
Marika Kokko, Ass. Professor, Tampere University
12.45Boosting the use of fast-growing Aspen: green source of high-added value chemicals
Pasi Korkalo, Research Scientist, natural Resources Institute Finland
13.00Networking Break
13.10 KEYNOTE
Use of hydrogen in power generation and as fuel for traffic

Matti Malkamäki, CEO, Aurelia Turbines Oy
13.40Applications of high-quality carbons
Davide Bergna, Postdoctoral Recearcher /Aki Koskela, University of Oulu/Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius
13.55Developing growing media from wood and pulp side streams (BIOKAS)
Sanna Finni, Recearch Scientist, Natural Resources Institute Finland
14.10Hot water extraction of tannins from spruce and pine bark – Optimising and scaling up
Petri Kilpeläinen, PhD, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Institute Finland
14.25Tannins and wastewater treatment
Torgny Mossing, Researcher, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
14.40Networking Break
14.50Green Bioraff Solutions
14.50Results from Green Bioraff Solutions -project: Carbon-based catalysts in conversion of biomass to high value chemicals
Katja Lappalainen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius,
15.05 Valorization of wood forestry side streams: case study: tannins from spruce bark
Mikko Junttila, R&D Specialist, Centria University of Applied Sciences
15.20Biobased plastic production from biorefinery residual streams
Shubhankar Bhattacharyya, Senior Researcher, Processum
15.40End of the day