Open Bioeconomy Week

We were honoured to speak at the Open Bioeconomy week on Tue 29th of September 2020 on Scientific Day.

Below is the program of the day:


Tue 29th of Sept – Scientific Day

10:00 – 10:15 Opening words by Annukka Pakarinen, HAMK & Sari Rautio, City of Hämeenlinna

10:15 – 10:35 KEYNOTE: Digitalization enhances data utilization as an asset, Ilmo Aronen, Head of Digital Services and eCommerce in Lantmännen Agro

10:35 – 11:00 KEYNOTE: The multiple possibilities of bioeconomy – and how to achieve them sustainably?, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament

11:00 Abstract session: Digitalization and Carbon Sequestration

Moderators: Iivari Kunttu, Häme University of Applied Sciences – HAMK and  Jari Silander, Finnish Environment Institute – SYKE

11:10 – 11:35 PoliRural Project: Digital Innovation Hub as a tool for combination of Rural Policies, Milla Anttila, HAMK Bio

11:35 – 12:00 Field observatory creates a community around crop field data handling and interpretation, Iivari Kunttu, HAMK Smart 

11:00 Abstract session: Food Value Chain

Moderators: Tuomo Tupasela, Natural Resources Institute Finland – LUKE and Fernando Spilki, Feevale University, Brazil

11:10 – 11:35 Finland Microbial processing for nutritional enhancement of plant-based products, Minna Kahala, Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE)

11:35 – 12:00 Regional bioreactor – efficiency analysis via iterative simulation tool, Clemens Dempers, Polar Analytics 

12:00 – 12:45 LUNCH BREAK

12:45 Abstract session: Digitalization and Carbon Sequestration

12:50 – 13:15 How to Use AI to Detect Anomalies in the Wastewater Network, Tuomas Koskinen, Neuroflux

13:15 – 13:40 Towards developing verification tools for carbon sequestration in soils, Istem Fer, Senior Researcher, Finnish Meteorological Institute

13:40 – 14:05 Combination of agricultural satellite and drone imagery, Olli Niemitalo, HAMK Smart

12:45 Abstract session: Food Value Chain

12:50 – 13:15 Modern food systems’ futures – the role of digitalization and technological development, Titta Tapiola, Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE)

13:15 – 13:40 Technology-Mediated resilience building for livestock farmers in asals, Eija Laitinen, HAMK Bio

13:40 – 14:05  Innovate organic agriculture to promote sustainability: A view in the light of the bioeconomy concept and fair trade, Camila Cidón, University of Feevale

14:05 – 14:15 COFFEE BREAK