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Webinar: Smart Otaniemi innovation ecosystem – energy solutions for a better world

17/01/2019 15:00 - 17/01/2019 16:00  

Keywords: Energy transition, Smart otaniemi, Future energy system, Solar energy, Wind energy, Energy storage,  Distributed energy production, Renewable energy,  Hybrid energy system

Duration 45 min + Q&A 15 min

Smart Otaniemi is an innovation ecosystem that connects experts, organisations, technologies and pilot projects. It brings the building blocks of a smart future together. Here, we’re working on world changing ideas for smart energy that will be both sustainable and commercially successful.

The webinar is hosted by Dr. Antti Ruuska. It consists of four parts. It starts with an expert introduction to the future of energy. After that, the model of Smart Otaniemi innovation ecosystem is presented. We then take a deep dive into selected Smart Otaniemi pilot projects. The last part goes through the co-operation models in Smart Otaniemi and gives practical instructions on how to attend the innovation ecosystem.

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Marko Paakkinen, Senior Scientist

M.Sc. Marko Paakkinen (male) is a Senior Scientist in the Electric Powertrains and Storage team at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. He holds a M.Sc. (Tech) degree from Tampere University of Technology, and has a career of over 20 years in the off-road vehicle industry. His experience includes control systems integration, electronics design and contracting and project management tasks. Mr. Paakkinen's current research activities includes project management and research tasks in various EU H2020 and Business Finland projects, related to electric vehicle charging, interoperability and standardisation.

Telephone: +358 40 1830 255


Jarno Halme, Head of Data Strategy, Nokia Mobile Networks

Jarno Halme is the Head of Data Strategy in Nokia Mobile Networks. He has background in consulting as well as leading software product development projects in automation field. Current professional interests are in making data as company’s prime asset as a fuel to modern real time analytics and decision making. Jarno also actively develops new business in various verticals, in co-creation with ecosystem partners.



Dr. Antti Ruuska works as a Co-Creation Manager at VTT. He specialises in built environment and energy. His job is to ensure value creation for all stakeholders in smart city and smart energy projects.


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