The Activity Seminar organized by JSPS Alumni Club in Finland

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5 October, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM CEST

JSPS Alumni Club in Finland (ACF) Activity Seminar ~ Science for Better Life ~

Registration in advance is required by September 28, 2018.

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– Program – 

Date and time:   October 5, 2018, 15:00-20:00


Venue: The Academy of Finland, Hakaniemenranta 6,  1 Floor, 1075 Monikäyttötila


Organizer: JSPS Alumni Club in Finland (ACF)

                    JSPS Stockholm Office


15:00-15:15 Registration and Coffee


15:15-15:35 Opening Remarks

– Opening remarks by Dr. Ville Syrjälä, Tampere University of Technology, ACF Chair

– JSPS presentation by Takao Yoshihara, Deputy Director, JSPS Stockholm Office

– Grant program information by Risto Vilkko, Programme Manager, Academy of Finland


15:35-16:40 Prof. Kiyohiko Igarashi, The University of Tokyo, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

“Enzymes for biomass utilization: How do difficult biotechnologies contribute to Bioeconomy?”


16:40-17:25 Prof. Michael Gasik, Aalto University Foundation

“Japan-Finland Cooperation: Materials for Life”


17:25-17:40 Short discussion


17:40-20:00 Reception




5 October, 2018
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM CEST
Event Categories:


JSPS Alumni Club in Finland (ACF)
JSPS Stockholm Office


Academy of Finland
Hakaniemenranta 6
Helsinki, 00531 Finland