* REthink – REstart – REact **
Circular Economy (CE) is a critical component of a sustainable economy. What is possible in a CE and what is not? What is needed for the CE to become a realiaty and what are the obstacles?
The AVP Circular Economy Startup Week is kicked of by the REthink event with a keynote by Prof. Markus Reuter followed by panel discussion with Finnish Circular Economy thought leaders.
17:00 – 18:00
DIGITALIZING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY: OPPORTUNITIES AND LIMITS
Keynote by Prof. Markus A. Reuter
With own practical examples e.g. linking the product design of LED lamps and screens, mobile phones to metallurgy Markus Reuter will illustrate the opportunities and limitations of reaching a CE. The keynote will show simulation based design for recycling tools, developed by the author and colleague through his many years of industry and academia experience.
18:00 – 19:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: CIRCULAR ECONOMICS, CITY PLANNING, INVESTING IN CLEAN SOLUTIONS, SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
How do we implement the Circular Economy in the Espoo/Helsinki Capital Region? What can citizens, start-ups and municipalities do to make the Capital Region flourish economically, socially and environmentally?
Ernesto Hartikainen – Sitra
Emmi Kaipio – Nordic Innovation Accelerator
Ari Hyppönen – Angel Investor in cleantech
Panel hosted by Otto Ahoniemi from Startup Radio
Don’t waste this opportunity!
WHEN: 8th March, 17:00
WHERE: AVP Atrium, TUAS-Building 1st floor
WHOM: For everyone interested in entrepreneurship and a sustainable economy
REthink is a part of AVP Circular Economy Startup Week discovering the business opportunities of waste and recycling. Join also other AVP Circular Economy Startup Week events: