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Title: Baskegur Round Table - Technical Workshop

15/10/2020 — 11:30 - 13:00


Baskegur 2020 Technical Workshops will feature two online round tables on the 14th and 15th of October, which will provide an updated view of bioeconomy through a format combining keynote speeches and debates.

15th October

Session focusing on case studies. This session will present innovations and projects developed in Canada, Finland, and the Basque Country that seek to obtain biomaterials, products and services to replace non-renewable carbon-intensive materials such as plastic, fossil fuels, concrete, or steel.


11:30 Introduction by Oskar Azkarate / Director General of Baskegur and Moderator of the round table

11: 35 Presentation by Dr Tuomo Kauranne (Finland) / CEO of Arbonaut Ltd.: “Smart Digital Forestry: Accurate Data for Sustainable Forest Bioeconomy According to Costs”, and Ville Mertanen (Finland) / LightHouse is the 14-storey wooden student dormitory, built in Joensuu in 2019 

12:00 Presentation by Rodrigo Llano-Ponte, Chemical Engineer and PhD from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)

12:15 Presentation by Javier García Jaca, Project Manager at TECNALIA Research & Innovation

12:30 Q&A and Discussion

13:00 End of round table