The Research Exhibition of Energy

Business and Innovations

Welcome to enjoy a glass of sparkling (100 first visitors) and explore the latest in energy related academic research in the Vaasa region.

The research exhibition in the Art Hall offers a relaxed environment where you get to meet the researchers and learn the newest from the research field.

The exhibition is free for visitors and brought to you by InnoLab and VEBIC research platform of University of Vaasa and Digitalisation Academy.


Art Hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Senaatinkatu 1, behind Vaasa City Hall
Wednesday 18 March
16:00 - 18:00
Free of charge

Research topics

Finnish shareholders’ perspective to energy sector.

Tommi Lehtonen, Professor

Cleaner air by means of particle number abatement studies

Teemu Ovaska, Project Researcher/Doctoral Student

Flexible Energy Sources in Smartgrids

-Modelling and Simulation of Hybrid PV & BES Systems/ Sundom Smart Grid Case

Chethan Parthasarathy, Project Researcher

Pathways to Energy Transitions project

Petra Berg, PhD Researcher and Rumy Narayan, Researcher

TransAlgae – Production of algae from waste streams for a fossil free future

Carolin Nuortila, Project Manager and Petra Berg, PhD Researcher

Socio-technical Modelling of Customer Roles in Developing Low Voltage Distribution Networks

Katja Sirviö, PhD Researcher and Petra Berg, PhD Researcher

Controller Development based Hardware-In-the Loop Sundom Microgrid

Mike Mekkanen, Assistant Professor and Katja Sirviö PhD Researcher

Machine Learning Based Wind Turbine Noise Analysis

Petri Välisuo, Assistant Professor and Thileepan Paulraj, Project Researcher

Cooperation in Ostrobothnian Energy Cluster – Findings from LARS Project

Seija Virkkala, Professor, Antti Mäenpää, Project Researcher and Åge Mariussen, Research Manager

Performance of Li-ion battery at different design parameters

Joel Songok, Project Researcher (Post Doc)

Circular economy ecosystems in the sweet spot of energy production and waste management

Karita Luokkanen-Rabetino (Dr.Sc. Econ.), Researcher

IRIS – Integrated and Replicable Solutions for Co-Creation in Sustainable Cities

Arto Rajala, Professor of Marketing

Alternative fuels

Katriina Sirviö, Senior Researcher

Renewable energy mapping tools for the support of city planning

Birgitta Martinkauppi, Assistant Professor and Anne Mäkiranta, Doctoral Student

Cornerstone for VEBIC Innovation Platform (VIP project).

– Planing the development of an open research platform

Monica Julieth Valencia Botero, Project Researcher (Post Doc)

Transition Management for Accelerating Ostrobothnian Sustainable Development -(BothniaTM project)

Mona Enell-Nilsson, Assistant Professor

Mari K. Niemi

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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