EnergyAcademy: Back to the Future

Energy week’s networking & roasting eventfor students and Energy Academy companies and universities

  • Friday, 24 March at 9.30-12.00 local time
  • Vaasa City Hall, Art Hall​


9.30 Opening & late breakfast & Energy academy booths & mingle

10.00 ​Energy Academy & showcases: Mentoring & STHEC & Vaasa International talents

about 10.30 Roast the energy future : a facilitated panel where students have the opportunity to roast the Energy Academy professionals with the trickiest questions

about 11.00 ​Energy academy booths & mingle

Energy Academy is a cooperation model between universities and leading companies in the Vaasa region.

It is designed to increase the appeal of the area to students and graduates as well as to create better connections between working life, RDI and young talents.

We bring together all six universities in Vaasa: University of Vaasa, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Hanken School of Economics, University of Helsinki and Åbo Akademi University.

Companies and hubs involved are ABB Oy, Danfoss, EnergyVaasa, Hitachi Energy, Merinova, City of Vaasa, Vaasan Sähkö, VASEK and Wärtsilä Finland.

The model is tightly connected to the Nordic Battery Belt, making Vaasa area an essential link in the sustainable value chain in Finland, Sweden and Norway.

Energy Academy insists on healing the planet for future generations – and making Vaasa a better place to live, study and work.


Art Hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Senaatinkatu 1, behind Vaasa City Hall
Friday 24 March
09:30 - 12:00

Register to attend EnergyWeek

Anna Hakkari

Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK

Pia Jünger

Novia University of Applied Sciences / Vaasa International Talents

Päivi Korpi-Halkola

Wärtsilä Finland Oy

Marika Kuusisto

Hitachi Energy