Bilateral Event Norway-Finland

Business Collaboration and Innovation in the Circular Economy

Bilateral Event Norway-Finland

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019, 09:00-14:00

Venue: Norwegian Embassy, Rehbinderintie 17, 00150, Helsinki

RSVP by Wednesday May 22 to rsvp.helsinki@mfa.no


Session 1: Presentations from Norway and Finland
Moderator: Claus Gladyszak, Strategic Advisor, Innovation Norway


Opening Remarks
Ambassador Åge B. Grutle
Cathrine Barth, Managing Director, Circular Norway


The Industrial Circular Economy Champion of the North
Arve Ulriksen, CEO, Mo Industrial Park


The Fish Harvesting Value Chain in a Global Circular Economy
Eva Kristoffersen, Managing Director, Egil Kristoffersen & Sønner


Animal Bones: Feed People, Not Landfills
Mikko Rovamaa, Business Development, Coctio


Coffee Break


Challenges in Turning a 110 Year Old Linear Business Into Circular
Yngvill Ofstad, Sustainability Developer, Bergans of Norway


Sustainable Textile Fibre
Janne Poranen, CEO, Spinnova


The Explorer - Cases from Norway
Bergny Irene Dahl, Special Advisor, Innovation Norway


Cases from Finland
Risto Huhta-Koivisto, Senior Director, Business Finland


Buffet & mingling

Session 2: Learning Points from WCEF2019 (in Norwegian)
Moderator: Tarje Bjørgum, Head of Sustainability and Future Health, Abelia


The Road to a Norwegian National Strategy

How do we bridge the inspiration from the global knowledge and innovation community back to Norway? What should be the next policy steps? How can the business community work better together to accelerate circular competitiveness?

Join this round table session for discussing and exploring learning points from the WCEF2019.


Downloadable content

Speaker list