SusChem Finland Startup Forum



Sustainable Chemistry Finland promotes circular economy and bioeconomy through chemical and biochemical innovations. National and international collaboration form the core of our actions.

TIME: 17th November 2020 at 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm EET
VENUE: Virtual event 
MODERATOR: Johanna Pentjärvi, Senior Advisor, Responsibility, Chemical Industry Federation
WHY ATTEND? The event will offer Chemistry and Biotech startups, as well as industry companies, a platform to meet each other and share experiences and best practices on business development and growth. It also enhances cross-national partnerships between companies and highlights the potential of technologies for global social and environmental challenges.


13.00-13.05 Welcoming words and a short introduction of SusCHEM-Fi, Raija Polvinen, Kiilto

13.05-13:20 “Broad collaboration - essential for true innovation”, Niklas von Weymarn, MetsäSpring Oy

13:20-13:30 Q&A and introduction of the next session

13.30-14.30 Startup presentations and Q&A

  • Crisolteq/Fortum Oy
  • CH-Bioforce Oy
  • Carbo culture Oy
  • Tracegrow Oy
  • Measur Oy
  • Kamu Collective Oy

14.30-14.45 Coffee break

14.45-15.45 Industry companies’ collaboration with startups

  • Neste Oyj, Petri Lehmus Vice President, Research and Development
  • Kiilto Ventures, Ville Solja, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Stora Enso Oyj, Antti Vuolli, Head of New Digital Business & Startups
  • BASF Oy, Tor Stendahl, CEO

15.45-16.00 Q&A & wrap up by moderator

16.00-17.00 Networking

(Industry companies will be asked about willingness to matchmaking and format will be decided based on that)