Sustainable Solutions in Chemical Sciences

24 January 2023 10:00-17:00, Turku, Finland

10.00: Opening talk, Prof. Reko Leino (Åbo Akademi University)

10.15: CO2 as a C1 building block, Prof. Timo Repo (University of Helsinki)

11:00: Reaction engineering aspects in the low-temperature transformation of biomass to     valuable molecules, Academy Prof. Tapio Salmi (Åbo Akademi University)

11.35: Synthetic chemistry in tailor-made microbes, Prof. Jan Deska (University of Helsinki)

12.10: METNIN™ Lignin refining technology for sustainable bio-based products, Dr. Liji Sobhana (MetGen)

12.35-13.35: Lunch break /Poster exhibition

13.35: Computational chemistry and machine learning to support materials discovery for flow batteries, Prof. Kari Laasonen (Aalto University)

14.05: TBA, Dr. Eduardo Martínez González - Peljo Battery Materials Group (University of Turku)

14.30-14.50: Coffee break/Poster exhibition
14.50: Nanomaterial design in the development of novel thin film solar cells, Docent. Jan-Henrik Smått (Åbo Akademi University)

15.15: TBA, Valter Wigren (Renotech Oy)

15.40: Added value of biocolorants in applications, Dr. Paula Nousiainen (Aalto University)

16.05: New materials for carbon dioxide conversion, Prof. Carita Kvarnström (University of Turku)
16:30: Closing and awards

16:40: Laboratory tour within ÅA and UTU facilities
Participation is free. Registration is mandatory, at by 20th, January
The Symposium is hybrid.  A Zoom link for on-line participation is provided with registration.
Participants are invited to present their work and compete for the best poster prize.
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Åbo Akademi University

Argentum, Åbo Akademi University, Aurum, Henrikinkatu 2, Turku, 20500, Finland

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