Vaasa Energy Week - Gas Seminar 2
Gas Seminar 2: E Fuels And Hydrogen Ecosystem – Perspectives for The Future Opportunities
The Vaasa Gas Exchange 2023 seminar is back with expert speeches and interesting panel discussions. In the seminar E Fuels and Hydrogen ecosystem – perspectives for the future opportunities, you will be able to learn about what is and will be the situation in hydrogen ecosystem in Ostrobothnia and what kind of practices we have in Finland. At the end of the seminar there will be interesting panel lead by Marko Huttula, professor from University of Oulu.
Moderator Marko Huttula
Professor, Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit, Faculty of Science, University of Oulu
Prof. Marko Huttula, focuses in research on the electronic structure and dynamics of nanoparticles (metal clusters, environmental aerosols), heavy metal substances and applied spectroscopy. He is the Head of NANOMO Unit and coordinates the Finnish participation to MAX IV synchrotron radiation facility. He is developing tracks of doctoral training through heading multidisciplinary EU Horizon2020 doctoral programme “I4Future”. He is an author on more than 120 publications in high impact, peer-reviewed, international journals and is a reviewer in six of them.
13:00 The Emerging Hydrogen Ecosystem in Ostrobothnia: Current state, challenges, and future opportunities
PhD Candidate, Project coordinator at Hanken School of Economics
Kaisa Penttilä’s PhD research at Hanken School of Economics focuses on ecosystem level value creation and new business models.
13:20 Future Hydrogen economy in practice: Finland’s largest hydrogen plant, case Flexens Kokkola
CEO of Flexens Oy Ab
Berndt Schalin, CEO of Flexens Oy Ab, is senior business executive with experience in both operational corporate management and private equity. He has been e.g. President of the power electronics companies Efore Plc and Powernet Oy and Investment Director at 3i Finland. He has experience in the energy sector since the 1990s, when Berndt built an international success story around energy-saving lighting technologies as Helvar's Development Director. At 3i he was responsible for Empower Oy, an energy infrastructure company, and since 2010 he has as an advisor, business angel and board professional been involved in the creation and growth stories of several energy technology-based start-up companies.
13:40 H-flex-E – collaboration for a feasible P2X2P-plant
Development Manager Niko Toppari,
EPV, Development Manager Jakob Frants, Vaasan Sähkö, and
Senior Development Manager Hanna Berg, Wärtsilä
14:00 Panel Discussion Panel Discussion
Moderator: Marko Huttula, Professor, Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit, Faculty of Science, University of Oulu
Kaisa Penttilä, Project Leader, PhD Candidate, Project coordinator at Hanken School of Economics
Berndt Schalin, CEO, Flexens Oy Ab
Niko Toppari, Development Manager
Jakob Frants, EPV, Development Manager, Vaasan Sähkö
Hanna Berg, Senior Development Manager, Wärtsilä
Timo Fabritius, Professor, Process Metallurgy Research Unit, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu
Professor Timo Fabritius, Process Metallurgy Research Unit, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu
Timo Fabritius (Scopus h-index 19) is professor in Process Metallurgy and he acts as Head of the Process Metallurgy research unit, University of Oulu
Read more about the event: https://www.energyweek.fi/seminar/gas-exchange-seminar-part-2/