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Sense'17 Programme


Thursday 6 April 2017 

Opening and plenary


Welcome and opening of the seminar Solehmainen Kimmo.jpg

Kimmo Solehmainen, Key Account Manager, VTT


​Sensing today and outlook to futureKopola_Harri_2.jpg

Professor Harri Kopola, VTT


Market view and opportunities on sensing technologies Shukla Ankit A 2.jpg

Ankit Shukla, Practice Director, Frost & Sullivan




Session 1: ​Market needs and emerging applications – Chair Jouko Malinen


Sensing needs for lithium miningLamberg Pertti 2.jpg

Pertti Lamberg, CEO, Keliber Oy  


​Internet of farmingAronen Ilmo 2.jpg

Ilmo Aronen, Director Research and IPR, Raisioagro Ltd


24/7 monitoring of elevatorsHautakorpi Jani 2.jpg

Jani Hautakorpi, Program Manager, Remote Maintenance, KONE Corporation


3 x 5 min pitch talks:

Oplatek Group Oy, Hamamatsu Photonics Norden AB, Kimmy Photonics


Lunch and demonstrators

VTT Demo room


Session 2:Measurement science and traceability – Chair Maija Ojanen-Saloranta


Metrology and traceability in renewable energy production Laurila Toni 2.jpg

Dr. Toni Laurila, Neste Oy


Metrology and traceability in meteorological observations Laukkanen Samuli 2.jpg

Samuli Laukkanen, Technology Manager, Vaisala Oyj


Competitiveness, safety and welfare through accuracy and consistency of measurements Merimaa Mikko 2.jpg

Mikko Merimaa, Vice President, MIKES Metrology


3 x 5 min pitch talks:

COMSOL Oy, Skunk Developments Oy, Fintronic Oy


Coffee break and demonstrators

VTT Demo room


Session 3: High-performance sensor technologies – Chair Pekka Pursula


Space solutions as part of IoT systems Liukkonen Juha-Matti_Reaktor 2.jpg

Juha-Matti Liukkonen, Director, Space and Robotics, Reaktor


Sensors from optronics to hyperspectral imaging Mäklin Jani.jpg

Jani Mäklin, Unit Manager, Senop Oy


​Millimeterwave radars and radiometers Kiuru Tero 2.jpg

Tero Kiuru, Senior Scientist, VTT


Why technology alone is not enough? – The story of DMS analyzer Anttalainen Osmo.jpg
Osmo Anttalainen, Senior Scientist, Environics Oy



​VTT Demo room

17.30​Transport to hotels
19.30​Reception dinner


Friday 7 April 2017

Session 4: Sensing for volume applications – Chair Anna Rissanen


Hyperspectral imaging:  an industry perspective on the path forward Greenwood_Bruce.jpg

Bruce Greenwood, Corporate R&D, ON Semiconductor


​Productisation of graphene based vis-SWIR detectors Vuokko.jpg

Vuokko Lantz, Product & Project Manager, Emberion Oy


VTT photonics and optical sensors Aalto Timo 2.jpg

Timo Aalto, Research Team Leader, VTT



3 x 5 min pitch talks:

Aeromon Oy, RD Velho Oy, SICK Oy


Session 5: Industrial internet and cyber security – Chair Marko Jurvansuu


Radio technologies and solutions evolving for different purposes: horses for courses or 1SFA? 

Martti Mustajärvi, Principal Technologist, Nokia


Communications for IoT applicationsViljamaa Esa 2.jpg

Esa Viljamaa, Research Team Leader, VTT


​Industrial cyber security and IoT. They are one – but how? Frejborg Andreas 2.jpg

Andreas Frejborg, Technical Sales Manager, Neste Jacobs



​3 x 5 min pitch talks:

Blumorpho/GateOne, Photonics Finland


​Lunch and demonstrators

VTT Demo room


Plenary and closing words​ ​


Introducing direct conversion group – design and production of X-ray imaging sensorsLaukka Pasi 2.jpg

Pasi Laukka, General Manager, Ajat Oy


Providing a seamless route from R&D to volume manufacturing Rupprecht Howard 2.jpg

Howard Rupprecht, Vice President, Micronova Manufacturing Services, VTT


​Closing words

Kimmo Solehmainen, Key Account Manager, VTT