Smart Energy Innovation Dialogue

Future Smart City

ENERGIZE, COMMERCIALIZE, INTERNATIONALIZE

An international meeting place for innovation support and research commercialization experts around a technology theme – smart energy in 2019 – so that they can discuss, share and learn about hot topics and trends in bringing innovation and technological discovery to market.

Welcome to join the smart energy innovation dialogue during EnergyWeek in Vaasa!

The Smart Energy Innovation Dialogue is arranged by the HORIZON 2020 project IRIS Smart Cities and the the TII Commercialization Hub.

Mirror hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Wednesday 18 March
11:30 - 13:30
Free of charge

Programme

11.30 Light Lunch & Refreshment Coffee for the dialogue participants, grab a sandwich and a seat!

11.45 Introduction to the current theme

Bruno Woeran, TII President, Merinova and Mauritz Knuts, IRIS Replication Manager, VASEK

TII – your international network hub for innovation support and research commercialization

IRIS – SmartCities Lighthouse project’s five transition tracks on Smart Energy Innovation


Bruno Woeran
EU Affairs Manager
Merinova
Mauritz Knuts
Project Manager
Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK

12.00 Introduction to the Dialogue Panel members, representing the relevant topics

Topic #1: Renewables and energy positive districtsJörgen Carlsson, case Umeå RUGGADISED, Umeå Energi

Topic #2: Flexible Energy Management and Storage; Claes Sommansson, case Göteborg IRIS, Johanneberg Science Park

Topic #3: Digital transformations and Innovation Platforms; Suvi Karirinne, VEBIC Director, University of Vaasa

Topic #4: Society at large – Citizen Engagement; Mona Enell-Nilsson, University of Vaasa


Topic #1: Renewables and energy positive districts

Jörgen Carlsson
Business Developer
Umeå Energi

Topic #2: Flexible Energy Management and Storage

Claes Sommansson
Head of Projects
Johanneberg Science Park Ab, Sweden

Topic #3: Digital transformations and Innovation Platforms

Suvi Karirinne
Director
Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Centre VEBIC

Topic #4: Society at large – Citizen Engagement

Mona Enell-Nilsson
Assistant Professor
School of Marketing and Communication, Marketing University of Vaasa

12.45 Dialogue opens for the audience to participate

13.15 Wrap-up dialogue and final statements on ways forward

Mauritz Knuts

Project Manager
tel: +358 50 306 8419

Bruno Woeran

EU Affairs Manager
tel: +358 50 382 1182

EnergyWeek 2019 schedule

  • Topics:
  • 9 - 10
  • 10 - 11
  • 11 - 12
  • 12 - 13
  • 13 - 14
  • 14 - 15
  • 15 - 16
  • 16 - 17
  • 17 - 18
  • 18 - 19
Tuesday 17 March
Music hall
9 - 11
Opening of EnergyWeek
11 - 13
Technology neutral auction system for renewable energy production
14 - 15
Solar energy projects and hybrid energy production solutions
Art Hall
10 - 13
Circular Economy
14 - 16
VES Digitalization Hackathon
17 - 18
Energy & Innovation Awards
Meeting r.
10 - 18
Energy Match
Music hall
10 - 12
Future city seminar
12 - 15
Future Grid seminar
Mirror Hall
11 - 13
Smart Energy Innovation Dialogue
Art Hall
9 - 11
Future Battery Solutions X GigaVaasa
13 - 15
The Smart Technology Hub – A Place for Co-creation and Collaboration
16 - 18
The Research Exhibition of Energy