Forest & Bio – A Digital Paper and process industry crossborder event (19.11)

Forest & Bio crossborder event is aimed for supplier companies in the paper and process industry. During this one-day event, the attendees take part in digital presentations presented by representatives from the leading paper mills in northern Finland and Sweden, and partner companies in the paper and process industry. At the end of the event, attendees will have the opportunity to book private online meetings with presenting companies to network.

During this informative event day, you will learn more about paper and process industry companies´ current development needs and planned investments for the coming years. You will also have the opportunity to book appointments for private online meetings with the presenting companies. However, the number of appointment slots is limited so we can´t guarantee available meeting times for all participants.

Forest & Bio event will be held in English online. The link for the event will be sent out on November 18 for all of those who have registered for the event. The event is part of InteregNord DigiProcess project.

To register, please fill the registration form here


Schedule (UTC +1)

09.00 Moderator opens the day/project leader presents shortly the project/short presentation of the collaborative partners in the project

09.30 Peter Wallin / Inspirational speaker

Program Director, Process Industrial IT and Automation (PiiA)


Large industry presentations

11.00 Stora Enso

Marko Yli-Pietilä, Head of Smart Operations, Stora Enso Digitalisation and New Services

11.20 Smurfit Kappa

Ulf Öhlund, Section manager system & automation / Robert Ekberg, Manager IT   

11.40 Break

11.45 Metsä

Matti Toivonen, VP of Technology

12.05 Billerud Korsnäs

Mikael Nordqvist, Managing Director  

12.25 Lunch


Small and medium sized industry presentations

13.00 Macon Oy

Mikko Ahokas, Managing Director

13.10 Hiottu Oy

Satu Lapinlampi, Managing Director

13.20 M-Solutions Oy

Janne Montonen, Managing Director

13.30 Break

13.45 Optimation AB

Olle Nilsson, Sales and Marketing Manager   

13.55 Dataductus AB

Annacarin Falkman, Head of BU IoT/IT

14.05 Mobilaris AB

Viktor Linde, Business Development Manager

14.15 Break

14.30 Business Matchmaking

16.30 Event ends



Main contact and inquiries:

Peetu Virkkala, DigiProcess Project Researcher, University of Oulu, +358 45 644 3202,

Jani Sipola, DigiProcess Project Manager, Lapland University of Applied Science, +358 50 316 7677,

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