Melanie Cullins, Industrial Technology Advisor, Industrial Research Assistance Program National Research Council of Canada.
Jorge Liz, Project Monitoring, EUREKA Cluster and Umbrella representative.
Peter Chisnall, Eurostars Programme Manager.
Zeynep Sarilar, Cluster spokesperson & ITEA Chairwoman.
Antonio Cuadra Sánchez, Telecom & Media, INDRA.
Oscar Fernandez Moyano, National Project Coordinator, Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI).
Mike Timmermans, National Project Coordinator, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland
Mikael Virkki, Advisor, Business Finland, Enterprise Europe Network.
Harri Kulmala, DIMECC
Roberto Verganti, Politecnico di Milano
Petri Peltonen, Under-Secretary of State, Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
Lauri Oksanen, Nokia
Jarmo Eskelinen, Future Cities Catapult
11:15 Interactive and audience-involving panel session with the four winners of the 2018 ITEA Awards of Excellence
Experts from Airbus, Barco, IDEMIA and Philips will share the projects’ inspiring solutions for the contemporary challenges of:
The session will be moderated by ITEA Vice-chairman Philippe Letellier.
12:00 ITEA Awards of Excellence 2018 ceremony
12:05 20 years of ITEA impact session
During this celebratory session, several representatives from Industry and Public Authorities will talk about the impact of ITEA, its projects and their personal experiences in ITEA. Join us and learn from their inspirational stories. Confirmed speakers (in alphabetical order):
Adrien Bécue, Head of Research & Technology at Cassidian Cybersecurity
Jonas Bjarne, Senior Program Manager at Vinnova
Patrick Chombart, CATIA R&D collaborative projects manager at Dassault Systemes
Andy De Mets, Coordinator external R&D and Innovation Programs at Barco
Dirk Elias, Head of Division for Software Intensive Systems at Robert Bosch
Rudolf Haggenmüller, Managing Director of Accelerator ACU & former ITEA Chairman
Gjalt Loots, Principal Business Consultant at TNO
Carmen Polcaro, R&D Project Manager ICT unit at Innovalia
Joost Schut, Co-founder and Commercial Director at KE-works
Jan Segerstam, Development Director at Empower IM Oy
Mike Timmermans, Manager International Innovation at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency & EUREKA NPC
The session will be moderated by ITEA Chairwoman Zeynep Sarılar.
12:50 Closing words: ITEA beyond 2020 by Zeynep Sarılar, ITEA Chairwoman
11:15 – 11:30 Opening of the Celtic-Plus Event
Heikki Uusi-Honko, Finish EUREKA Presidency, Business Finland
Valerie Blavette, Orange, Vice Chair of Celtic-Plus
11:30 – 11:50 CELTIC-NEXT – Next Generation Telecommunications for the Digital Society
Peter Herrmann, Director, Celtic-Plus Office
11:50 – 12:10 Keynote: “Artificial Intelligence, a disruption to digitalization of industries“
Leo M. Kärkkäinen, Nokia
Moderator: Riza Durucasugil Celtic-Plus Vice Chair, from Netas
12:10 – 13:00 Panel: Business impacts of Celtic-Plus projects
Moderator: Mrs Juana Sanchez (CDTI, funding authority Spain)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and exhibition
14:00 – 14:20 Keynote on IoT and Industry 4.0
Mesut Sen, Netaş, Product Operations Director
Moderator: Jari Lehmusvuori, Celtic-Plus Vice Chair from Nokia
14:20 – 15:00 Best of Celtic-Plus Projects
Moderators: Valerie Blavette (Orange) and Riza Durucasugil (Netas) (Celtic-Plus Vice Chairs)
Celtic-Plus Award Ceremony 2018: Innovation Award winner and the Excellence Award Winners.
The award will be handed over by representatives of the public authorities of coordinating countries.
11:15 – 11.45 “Metallurgy Europe, a funding program to support Industry – update on the current situation”; Ole Köser, Hans Fecht
11:45 – 12:30 Presentations from partners and stakeholders of the program
12:30 – 13:00 Open discussion
11:15 – 11:45 Introduction to EUROGIA2020, Mr Gabriel Marquette, EUROGIA2020 General Manager
11:45 – 12:00 Industry Insight into EUROGIA2020, Mrs Sinem Altuncu, EUROGIA2020 Chairwoman and Grants and Incentives Manager of CARDTEK
12:00 – 12:45 Project Pitches
12:45 – 13:00 Wrap- Up and Closure
11:15-11:30 Opening by Eduardo Beltran de Nanclares, SMART Chairman
11:30-12:40 Advanced Manufacturing Trends and interactive session
12:40-13:00 Industrial Engagement with SMART Cluster Funding Programme – information & support
We will arrange a selection of inspiring Tech Tours. The tours will take place in the morning. Please, choose your favourite and register to the Tech Tour when registering to the event.
We have limited space for 50 attendees on each tour.
All TechTours have a bus transportation to the tour site. Busses leave at 08:30 from the parking lot behind Finlandia Hall (address: Karamzininranta). Be on time, the busses won’t wait! Busses will return to Finlandia Hall by 13:30 at the latest. In case of early return flights, you may bring your luggage with you into the bus and take a taxi from the tour sites directly to the airport.
For the tours, please bring with you your official ID card or passport, as some tour sites require this.
Basic level lunch is served on all tours free of charge.
9.00 Arrival at Micronova (Address: Tietotie 3, Espoo)
9.10 – 9.30 Welcome to Espoo Innovation Garden
Harri Paananen, Manager, Economic and Business Development, City of Espoo
9.30– 09.50 Welcome and Presentation of VTT
Julie Clavijo, Senior Specialist International Relations, VTT
09.50 – 10.00 Coffee Break
10.00 – 10.45 Presentation and tour to Micronova
Howard Rupprecht, Vice President, Micronova manufacturing services, VTT
10.45 – 11.00 Transfer to Aalto Design Factory (Address: Betonimiehenkuja 5C)
11.00 – 11.25 Tour of Aalto Design Factory
Martti Jerkku, Project Manager, Aalto Design Factory
11.25 – 11.35 Transfer to Startup Sauna (Address: Betonimiehenkuja 3D, Espoo)
11.35 – 12.00 Visit to Startup Sauna
Sini Liu, Director of Community, Startup Sauna (tbc)
12.00 – 12.10 Transfer to lunch venue
12.10 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 End of the program
The Otaniemi Campus is the heart of innovation in Finland. This visit is especially for those interested in innovation and startup companies.
We will see:
VTT is one of the leading research and technology organizations in Europe. Annual turnover is 269 M€ and personnel 2,400, it was established 1942.
Julie Clavijo says: “Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge. We pave the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services. Our multidisciplinary experts work together to help our customers and partners create new products, production processes, methods, and services. In doing so, we help to promote sustainable development, employment and well-being. Our broad network of co-operators means that our customers get access to the best knowledge worldwide. We can also offer top-of-the-line research facilities and a wide range of IPR and licensing services. VTT is part of Finland’s innovation system and operates under the mandate of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.”
ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri) is one of Europe’s biggest companies, a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. ABB operates mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment and automation technology areas. It has operations in around 100 countries, with approximately 134,800 employees. ABB is a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utilities, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers to write the future of industrial digitalization and realize value.
We are invited to the ABB Porvoo factory with special emphasis on industrial robotics and automation. The site manufactures 25 million switches, socket outlets and wiring accessories every year. There are 47 robots in the production line with the first put in use in 1998.
We are invited to Helen Ltd, which is one of the largest energy companies in Finland. The company, founded in 1909, produces and sells electricity throughout Finland, provides district heating in the capital region and district cooling in downtown Helsinki. The company is headquartered in the Sähkötalo building in central Helsinki. It operates three power plants in Helsinki and four hydropower plants in the Kymenlaakso region. Additionally, the company has 11 district heating plants and three district cooling plants. Helen Ltd’s energy production has been awarded as the most efficient in the world.
Henrietta Lahti from Helen says: “We have over 400,000 customers throughout Finland, our district heating covers over 90% of Helsinki’s heating needs, and we are expanding energy-efficient district cooling in Helsinki. We develop increasingly eco-friendly and innovative solutions for the benefit of our customers. We aim to achieve 100% climate neutrality in our energy production. We want to offer our customers the best city energy in the world. Because of the hard winter, (temperatures sometimes colder than -20°C), it is extremely important that the energy systems are also reliable and cost effective.”
At the visit, we will hear about the company’s vision of future smart energy systems, visit Hanasaari power plants in the centre of Helsinki and see the Katri Vala heat pump plant below Katri Vala park. The heat pump is used to cool Helsinki’s downtown area in the summer. Katri Vala is the largest heat pump plant in the world to produce heat and cooling from purified waste water.
Nokia is a global technology leader at the heart of our connected world. The origin of Nokia is in Finland and it was founded in 1865. Nokia’s headquarters are in Espoo, in the greater Helsinki metropolitan area. In 2017, Nokia employed approximately 102,000 people across over 100 countries, did business in more than 130 countries, and reported annual revenues of around €23 billion. Nokia is a public limited company listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. It is the world’s 415th-largest company measured by 2016 revenues according to the Fortune Global 500 and is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.
Jari Lehmusvuori says: “Nokia welcomes you to visit our Espoo Campus, one of the main sites for Nokia globally and for the 5G mobile networks R&D. We will be pleased to introduce our role in creating the technology for 5G and innovations to create value to end-users and to digitalization of enterprises and the public sector. Your tour of our 5G innovation laboratory will present 5G in the form of live demonstrations, including an experimental full 5G network and a 5G smart city deployment with applications for end-users. We will also introduce Nokia as a member in the open innovation eco-systems of Finland.”
Planmeca Oy is a Finnish family-owned company. Its turnover in 2016 was 730 MEUR, and it employs 2,700 people worldwide.
The company is a global leader in many fields of healthcare technology, with products distributed in over 120 countries worldwide.
Veli Mäkelä says: “Our product range covers digital dental units, world-class 2D and 3D imaging devices, and comprehensive CAD/CAM and software solutions. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, we are the largest privately-held company in the field of dental equipment and the parent company of Planmeca Group.
Our dental care units, X-rays and software solutions are designed and manufactured in the Helsinki factory. Using the latest technology and the best materials, our products are hand-made and tailored to each customer’s specifications. We will first have a factory tour during which we can see how the products are made. We’ll show you the things which interest you. After the factory tour we can tell you about the current smart health situation in Finland in general. There is also a possibility for questions and to visit our show room.“
GE Healthcare is a $18 billion global business unit of General Electric with 46,000 employees worldwide and 700 in Finland. Helsinki is one of GE Healthcare’s Centers of Excellence for Monitoring Solutions. We have been developing patient monitors in Finland for over 45 years, and for 20 years, we have combined the monitors with anesthesia equipment and healthcare IT systems in our Carestations. Each year, over 150,000 shipments of high tech healthcare equipment, designed and manufactured in Finland, are exported by GE Healthcare Finland to 150+ countries across the globe.
The patient monitoring industry is facing the biggest technology disruption in decades; wireless and mobile technologies, electronics miniaturization and big data analytics are changing the whole patient monitoring architecture. Join us in GE Healthcare’s Finnish headquarters in Vallila, Helsinki to hear more about our how GE Healthcare is responding to the current challenges of the industry. We will tell you, for example, about the Mobile Digital Health programme where we create intelligent wireless and wearable monitoring solutions, combining GE’s deep knowledge of patient monitoring with Finnish expertise in communication technologies, to increase the quality of patient care at all stages of care.