Exhibition & Seminars: Designing Cellulose for the Future II 16.-20.5.2016, Arabia

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  • March 7, 2016

Exhibition on the 16th – 20th of May, at 8 – 16, Aalto ARTS, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki

Seminars on the 18th – 19th of May 2016, Sampo hall, Aalto ARTS, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki

Cost: Free

Welcome: All Aalto Students and Staff + external visitors

Event invitation: Designing cellulose for the future II.pdf

Registration latest by 6.5.2016: http://events.vtt.fi/designing-cellulose

If you are interested in presenting your novel innovative cellulose based products at the event, read more: http://goo.gl/forms/0FruChyTXy

Invitation

 

The Designing Cellulose for the Future II is the second design and materials research oriented seminar exploring the future applications of cellulose – the renewable Finnish natural resource. Come and discover a diverse range of new cellulose-based materials and new technologies. Explore ideas for circular economy business models and novel applications for textiles, building, 3D printing and many more. Network with the exhibitors and speakers: designers, material researchers and businesses involving the current cellulose field.

Organized by DWoC project in collaboration with CLIC Innovation Ltd.

DWoC (Design Driven Value Chains in the World of Cellulose) is a multidisciplinary research collaboration project funded by Tekes (the Finnish Funding Agency for Inno- vation) focused on finding new and innova- tive applications for cellulosic materials. The partners in the project are: the Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT, Aalto Uni- versity, Tampere University of Technology and the University of Vaasa.

CLIC Innovation is an open innovation cluster with the mission of creating break- through solutions in bioeconomy, energy and cleantech. CLIC Innovation coordi- nates R&D&I project portfolios to construct systemic solutions which are beyond the resources of individual operators. The clus- ter is a cross-organizational fast-moving network. The shareholders of the nonprofit CLIC Innovation Ltd include 30 companies and 17 universities and research institutions.

Programme

16.-20.5.2016 Exhibition open at 8:00-16:00, free entry

Location: Aalto ARTS, LUME Gallery, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki, Finland

18.5.2016 Seminar: Future World of Cellulose (SUOMEKSI / ENGLISH)

Location: Sampo Hall, Aalto ARTS, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki, Finland

12:00 Coffee and exploring the exhibition

– The exhibition presents new cellulose based material structures developed in DWoC and other research projects.

– Companies have a possibility to present their novel innovative cellulose based products today.

13:00 Seminar: Highlights from the DWoC project (detailed programme later)

17:00 Networking and refreshments at the exhibition space

19.5.2016 Scientific seminar: Cellulose-based textiles, composites and packaging: Current research in Finland (ENGLISH)
Location: Sampo Hall, Aalto ARTS, Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki, Finland 9:00-16.30

Opening presentation

Session I: Textiles Pitching

Lunch and poster session

Session II: Composites

Session III: Packaging

Pitching

Closing Speech

Poster session and exhibition, with refreshments

(List of speakers will be announced later)

New website coming up: www.cellulosefromfinland.fi