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New webinar series on tomorrow’s sustainable technologies

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The universities in Turku are launching a joint webinar series this autumn focusing on technology and sustainable development.

Aboa Tech Talks will highlight new technologies and innovative technological research that can offer solutions to the complex global challenges of our time.

“Research and innovation in areas such as clean energy, sustainable chemical engineering, renewable materials, bio economy and circular economy are absolutely essential if we are to move towards a more climate-friendly, sustainable future. These are issues we want to highlight in Aboa Tech Talks”, says Johan Bobacka, Professor of Analytical Chemistry at Åbo Akademi University.

The first Aboa Tech Talks of the autumn will take place on 14 October 2021 at 9.00 am. The keynote speaker will be Lars Peter Lindfors, Senior Vice President of Innovation at Neste, who will talk about innovations that have been instrumental in achieving sustainable technological solutions at Neste.

The webinar is free of charge and open to anyone interested, including representatives from industry, government, the third sector, researchers and students. The webinar will be held in English. Join the webinar here.


Aboa Tech Talks 14.10.2021 at 9.00-10.30

Welcome and introduction, Johan Bobacka Professor of Analytical Chemistry at Åbo Akademi University

Growth Through Innovation – Case Neste, Lars Peter Lindfors, Senior Vice President of Innovation at Neste

Activities related to sustainable technologies at the universities in Turku:

  • University of Turku, Jaakko Järvi, Dean
  • Åbo Akademi University. Patrik Henelius, Dean
  • Turku University of Applied Sciences, Juha Kontio, Dean
  • Novia University of Applied Sciences, Mirva Salokorpi, Research Manager