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Finnish Electronics Innovation Summit Programme


Thursday 29 November 2018


Welcome and opening of the seminar: beyond the obvious - pioneering MEMS and photonics innovation to create and capture value

Antti Vasara, CEO, VTT 


​​Fast track to fab

​Howard Rupprecht, CEO, VTT Memsfab


VTT silicon photonics - driving new business growth in Finland

Timo Aalto, Research Team Leader, VTT


Why Finland, why VTT?

Markku Hirvonen, Member of Board, Rockley Photonics


The importance of Micronova infrastructure for start-ups - Case Tikitin

Aarne Oja, CEO, Tikitin Ltd

​14:40-15:00 ​Break

Stronger together - how Silicon Saxony drives cooperation and innovation

Frank Bösenberg, SiliconSaxony


SOI wafers – Case: Okmetic and Finnish microelectronics ecosystem

Heikki Holmberg, Okmetic Oyj


Targeting new level of selectivity accuracy in multi-gas measurements

Liisa Åström, Vice President, Vaisala Oyj


R&D collaboration for expanding to new application areas

Anssi Korhonen, Vice President, Murata Electronics Oy


Views from a large Finnish company
Matti Keskinen, Nokia Oy

​16:30-16:45​Closing remarks: next steps
Hanna Marttinen-Deakins, Business Finland
Mikko Merimaa, Vice President Research, VTT
​16:45-18:00 Networking


Side events:

​9.30-11.00IPCEI process, timeline and proposals so far
Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI)
EU-rules for RDI State Aid
Leena Sarvaranta, VTT
Reijo Munther, TEM
​11.00-12.00 ​EU Cascade projects for product/production/process development
Sirpa Nordman, VTT