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New Plastics in Industry seminar

Join us at the Kokkola campus (Talonpojankatu 2) on the 22nd of August from 08:30 AM to 11:00 AM to discover our expertise and services in plastics and plastic composites. Our presentations will encompass the findings derived from the VENEPRINT project, specifically focusing on utilising robot-assisted 3D printing of large-scale composite products within the industrial sector. Time is also allocated for discussions and visiting our advanced PlastLab laboratory.

Most speeches will be in Finnish, but the presentation slides will be in English.


8:30 Opening words and introduction of the chemistry and bioeconomy team
Heidi Kanala-Salminen, Head of RDI

8:40 Bio-based plastics and their development
Egidija Rainosalo, RDI Coordinator

9:00 Plastics analytics and services
Mervi Liesi, Development Engineer

9:15 – 9:30 Coffee break

9:30 Robotic 3D printing of large parts
Matti Ojala, RDI expert

9:50 Responsibility gives your business a competitive edge
Hanna Tölli, RDI coordinator

10:05 Composite Recycling and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Rathish Rajan, RDI expert

10:20 Discussion and questions

In the end, you will have the opportunity to visit the PlastLab development environment.