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25.10.2011 at 13:00-17:00

The Micronova Seminar on Grand Challenges - Great Opportunities

Tietotie 3, Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland

Speakers include Dr. Veli-Pekka Saarnivaara, Director General of TEKES, with a title “Grand Challenges – Great Opportunities” and Pietro Perlo, President, IFEVS, Italy, with a title “Electrical Vehicles: a new perspective for SMEs”.


This afternoon is focused on our competitiveness in solving specific focus areas of three Grand Challenges: Energy, Environment and Wellbeing. Main speakers’ talks are complemented by scientists’ case example presentations on how microtechnology and nanoelectronics is enabling creating business from Grand Challenges.


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Full Program


Program outline 13:00-17:15


Grand Challenges- Great opportunities
Solutions from Microtechnology and nanoelectronics


  • Key Notes: Keynote Speaker, Dr Veli-Pekka Saarnivaara, Director General, TEKES


  • Session on Energy – Future vehicles


  • Session on Environment - Clean Water


  • Session on Wellbeing – Personal point of care


Networking and Buffet 17:15 - 19:00