9:00 AM60 minCoffee and informal networking
10:00 AM30 minOpening & Welcome words:
Event moderator; Meri Helleranta, Impact Investor & International Business Advocate,
Courage Ventures

Keynote speech: Asta Raami: “Innovative mindset based on human brilliance”
10:30 AM1:45min  Benelux Stream
Jouko Leinonen, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland to Belgium and Luxembourg

Henri Schumacher, Ambassador of Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg to Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway

Alexis de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, Belgium Ambassador

Govert Jan Bijl de Vroe,
Ambassador of the Netherlands in Finland  
Finland Stream
Juha Markkanen, Director of Team Finland Trade Promotion Unit Department for Foreign Trade, MFA

Antti Aumo, Senior Director, Invest in Finland, Business Finland

Jukka Appelqvist, Chief Economist at Keskuskauppakamari

Christoffer Waselius, Honorary Consul of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to Finland  
12:15 PM

1:15 PM
30 min

30 min

Lunch Break & Networking

Building effective working practices across cultures Egbert Schram, Group CEO Hofstede Insights, Official member Forbes Business Council
1:45 PM1h45Cleantech
Panel discussion

Heli Antila, VP Biobased solutions, Fortum

FI / Lea Rankinen, Sustainability & Public Affairs lead, Paulig
NE / Daniel Frank, Director Nordics & Baltics, Gradyent
LU /Marc Elliott, Investment Specialist, Energy Transition, UBP
Smart Cities and Mobility
Panel discussion

Sami Sahala, Lead Smart Mobility Expert, Forum Virium Helsinki (Innovation Subsidiary of City of Helsinki)

FI / Ari Aalto, Vice President, Mobility and Transport at VTT
NE / Frans-Anton Vermast, Strategy Advisor &
International Smart City Ambassador, Amsterdam Smart City
BE / Emile Heymans, Community Engagement Specialist, CitizenLab
LU / Charlotte Wirion, CTO and co-founder at WEO
Panel discussion

Harriet Gullstén, MSc PhD, Head of Viikki Innovation Ecosystem

FI / Timo Teimonen, CEO, Aqsens Health Oy
Charlotta Topelius, CEO and founder, CurifyLabs Oy
Michael Quarshie, CEO,
BE / Maarten Lambert, Tech diplomacy Northern Europe, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT)
LU –Andreas Kremer, Information Technology for Translational Medicine (ITTM)  
3:30 PM30 minSharing key insights of the panel discussions
Meri Helleranta, Impact Investor & International Business Advocate,
Courage Ventures
4:00 PM Formal end of the session; Matchmaking meetings start
4:00 PM60 minNetworking drinks; Matchmaking meetings end at 5:30 PM
6:30 PM End of the event