EnergySpin Forum & Innovation Awards

EnergySpin Forum is where world class energy startups and talents meet with international investors and executives. EnergySpin Forum features top tier speakers ranging from business founders and experienced investors to simply fantastic people behind the newest success stories within business.

Energy & Innovation Awards is the hall of cases! Who will win the Oscar of energy technology? This year it will be bigger than ever! Have you already submitted your case?

Art Hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Senaatinkatu 1, behind Vaasa City Hall
Wednesday 23 March
14:45 - 18:00

EnergySpin Forum & Innovation Awards 2022

14:45 Opening of EnergySpin Forum

Marko J Koski
EnergySpin - Operations & Partnerships
Helena Sarén
Head of Smart Energy, Business Finland
Moderator of the Event

14:50 Deeptech investments and trade sale as exit plan

Terhi TJ Vapola
Vice President, Helen Ventures
Terhi TJ. Vapola is an experienced venture capitalist and international business executive, with a proven track record in creating new tech businesses and driving growth through board work. Her experience spans from managing high tech start-ups and growth companies to venture capital and corporate venturing. Currently she is the leader and founder of Helen Ventures, the investment arm of Finnish energy company Helen Ltd. Earlier she has been CEO of Springvest (growth capital), MD of Lureco (seed capital), angel investor, and business executive at Nokia. She has co-founded multiple startups, including one that won the coveted Red Herring Europe and Red Dot Design awards.

15:30 Coffee break

15:40 Crowdfunding as tool for raising capital - Fire side chat

Jarmo Saaranen
Partner, VNT Management

16:30 Energy startup landscape in Europe and TOP30 most promising energy startups

VES Vaasa Entrepreneurship Society
University of Vaasa

17:15 Innovation Awards

Energy & Innovation Awards is the hall of cases! Who will win the Oscar of energy technology?


Make sure to give your vote, the People’s choise -award will be chosen based on your votes! Voting will be opened 15th February!



Marko J Koski

EnergySpin - Operations & Partnerships
tel: +358 50 561 5858

Marko Kuokkanen

EnergySpin - Key Account Manager

EnergyWeek 21-24. March 2022 (schedule is updated continuously)

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Tuesday 22 March
Wind & Renewable Energy
Music hall
Opening of EnergyWeek

(09:20 - 10:30 )

Wind power in Finland – Opportunities and sustainability

(11:00 - 12:30 )

Wind power in Finland – Opportunities and threats

(13:30 - 15:00 )

Art Hall
Circular Economy

(10:40 - 12:10 )

Financing Growth

(12:30 - 15:00 )

The Research Exhibition of Energy

(16:00 - 18:00 )

Meeting hall
Exhibition area

(08:00 - 16:00 )

Networking

(09:00 - 17:00 )

Exhibitor’s stage

(10:00 - 17:00 )

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Wednesday 23 March
Smart Energy
Music hall
Smart City Solutions From Finland

(10:00 - 12:00 )

Smart Energy seminar 1

(13:00 - 14:30 )

Art Hall
FAIR, electric aviation

(09:00 - 11:00 )

A big deal for decarbonization

(12:00 - 14:00 )

EnergySpin Forum & Innovation Awards

(14:45 - 18:00 )

Mirror Hall
Exhibitor Seminar 1

(10:00 - 11:30 )

Exhibitor Seminar 2

(12:30 - 14:00 )

Exhibitor Seminar 3

(14:30 - 15:30 )

Meeting hall
Exhibition area

(08:00 - 16:00 )

Networking

(09:00 - 17:00 )

Exhibitor’s stage

(10:00 - 17:00 )

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Thursday 24 March
Gas Energy
Music hall
Gas Exchange 1: Decarbonized Future of Hard to Abate Business Sectors

(10:00 - 11:15 )

Gas Exchange 2: Biogas as a Part of Circular Economy – Towards Low Carbon Society

(12:00 - 13:15 )

Gas Exchange 3: Energy Transition in the Nordics

(14:00 - 15:15 )

Art Hall
Discussion Forum: Causes and Effects associated with us getting Fit For 55

(13:00 - 14:30 )

After Work with the Belgian Delegation

(15:30 - 17:00 )

Mirror Hall
Exhibition area

(08:00 - 16:00 )

Meeting hall
Exhibition area

(08:00 - 16:00 )

Networking

(09:00 - 17:00 )