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Wednesday 9 October 2019 


Session 1: ​Metrology and quantum sensing – Chair Maija Ojanen-Saloranta


Welcome and opening of the seminar

Jussi Paakkari, VP, Sensing and Integration, VTT


​Breakthrough real-time water analytics

Toni Laurila, CTO, Sensmet Oy


​Cryogenics role in Quantum Technology
David Gunnarson, Chief Sales Officer, Principal Scientist, Bluefors Oy


Sensing in quantum computing – how to read out qubits

Jan Goetz, CEO, IQM Finland Oy


​SQUID sensor array for a hybrid magnetoencephalography and magnetic resonance imaging device

Risto Ilmoniemi, Professor, Aalto University




Session 2: Spectral sensing and imaging – Chair Antti Näsilä


Remote sensing with SAR

Penelope Kourkouli, Remote sensing expert, ICEYE Oy


​Multiple gas sensing

Antti Heikkilä, Product Manager, Vaisala Oyj


Imaging glossy surfaces

Petri Lehtonen, CTO, Helmee Imaging Oy

​Pitches by exhibitors


Lunch – demos, booths and matchmaking


Session 3: APASSI-project partners, optical sensing – Chair Janne Paaso


​Active sensing in the process industries

Risto Ritala, Professor, Tampere University


Plastics recycling and plastics diagnostics

Johnny Pehkonen, CEO, Head Recycle Systems Oy


Sensing Low Concentrations of Gold

Tommi Koskinen, Application Specialist  Analytics, Outotec


Artificial intelligence based methods in industrial sensing: practical considerations

Vili Kellokumpu, Research Scientist, VTT




Session 4: Radiation and photon sensors – Chair Mika Prunnila


Photodiodes with quantum efficiency better than anything seen so far

Mikko Juntunen, CEO, ElFys


Discovering the Invisible from the Works of Art

Mikko Laitinen, Laboratory Engineer, Jyväskylä University


​Focal plane processor technology and applications

Mika Laiho, CTO, Kovilta Oy

Keynote: Quantum metrology leap for future sensing

Martti Heinonen, VP, VTT MIKES

19.30​Reception dinner


Thursday 10 October 2019

Session 5: HF Sensing: radar, 5G – Chair Tero Kiuru


Microwave and millimeterwave technology for process industry measurements

Pekka Jakkula, Senior Microwave Advisor, Senfit Oy


RF-based sensing driven by 5G

Ville Viikari, Professor, Aalto University


Why you need new (dielectric) materials to succeed in the 5G race

Jan Järveläinen, RF Technology Manager, Premix Oy


Radaring the future: How are we planning to monitor baby sleep with millimeter wavelength radar technology

Semih Iseri, R&D Manager, Lullame Oy



Session 6: Low frequency wireless sensors – Chair Pekka Pursula


Pitches by exhibitors


“How smart is smart farming?”

Nadine Pesonen, CEO, Quanturi Oy


​Direct online drill string stress wave measurement

Jukka-Pekka Uusitalo, Senior Subject Expert, Sandvik Mining and Construction Oy


​Panel discussion: Trends in sensing and business outlook of Finnish sensor/detector ecosystem 

Panelists: Vesa Henttonen, CEO, Afore; Nadine Pesonen, CEO, Quanturi Oy; Mika Klemettinen, Director, Business Finland; Atte Haapalinna, CTO, Okmetic Oy; Janne Suhonen CCO, Spectral Engines Oy; Tauno Vähä-Heikkilä, VP Microelectronics, VTT

Moderator: Krisztina Cziner, Head of Platform Services & Aalto Digi Platform Manager, Aalto University


​Lunch – demos, booths and matchmaking

Session 7: Medical, health and wellbeing sensors​ ​– Chair Petteri Alahuhta


Open sensor platform for movement and physiology 

Terho Lahtinen, Senior Manager, Suunto Oy


Wearable patient monitoring sensors for intra-hospital use

Juha Virtanen, Principal Engineer, GE Healthcare Finland Oy


Sensing stress, fitness, sleep and recovery – sensors with brain

Ilkka Korhonen, CTO, FirstBeat Oy


Tissue Classification with Differential Mobility Spectrometry

Osmo Anttalainen, CTO, Olfactomics Oy


​Closing words

Mikko Merimaa, VP, Research, VTT 

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