Our finnish partners, the regional council of Häme, together with Häme University of Applied Sciences will host in september 2018, the 18th and 19th an interesting Study Visit related to Circular Economy and Industrial Symbiosis regional cases.


Day 1 Tuesday 18th September

9.30 Study visit to Circular Economy Park of Fortum Ltd., Riihimäki
- Presentation of the Fortum Riihimäki circular economy activities, especially the recycling of plastics

14.00 Häme University of Applied Sciences, HAMK, Hämeenlinna
 - Circular economy and waste to energy projects at HAMK
14.45 Site visit in the Construction Engineering Laboratory of HAMK, Hämeenlinna
- Khoa Dang, Project Engineer, Sheet Metal Centre HAMK

Day 2 Wednesday 19th September

10.00  Industrial symbiosis in Forssa Region

Presentation of the Forssa industrial symbiosis in Envor’s premises and a bus tour around the area. Companies presented during the visit:

Envor Group Oy (Comprehensive waste management solutions,
production of biogas)

• LHJ -Loimi-Hämeen Jätehuolto Oy (Municipal solid waste management)
Uusioaines Oy - Glass recycling company

14.00  FRUSH event - Auditorium

• Responsible examples – Business Management and Entrepreneurship students and SYMBI project
• Dr Mariana Van der Walt, New Zealand, Opportunities for Finnish Circular Economy companies in New Zealand
•  Jukka Teräs, Finland, Senior Research Fellow, Nordregio
•  MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen, Finland, How does the EU promote and finance the Circular Economy?
• Patrick Pitkänen, Finland, Director Advanced Fuels, ST1