Open Bioeconomy Week 2020
September 29 - September 30
29th – 30th September, 2020
Organized this year as an online conference
Open Bioeconomy Week will be organized on 29th and 30th September 2020 online. The event is supported by the Regional Council of Häme with the regional enterprises and other organizations working within the bioeconomy sector. Together with HAMK the organizing committee of the event consist of the leading national research and innovation organizations such as Aalto University, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and University of Helsinki.
The conference aims to highlight the current research innovations, trends and future of bioeconomy through the lens of digitalization and data utilization. The key focus is to highlight the paradigm shift digitalization can bring in the field of bioeconomy. To accomplish this, the event aims to bring different academics, researchers, stakeholders, policymakers, business representatives and the society to discuss and understand the role and the impact digitalization can make in development of bioeconomy and hence towards a sustainable future.
Open bioeconomy Week will annually be built around the themes of utilization of digitalization in the development of bioeconomy research, innovations and business. However, the subthemes will change annually. In the year 2020 the themes of the Open Bioeconomy Week will cover how to combine bioeconomy with:
• data collection, measurements and sensors,
• data transfer and processing,
• data analysis,
• data utilization: interpretation, decision making, process monitoring and control,
• artificial intelligence and IoT and
• open data, open interfaces and open technologies in the utilization of the bioeconomy