Activities and Events

Upcoming events



Tiedekulma – Free open event

More information coming soon!


Annual Seminar

Date coming soon! 

Past events and other activities


Doctoral Defence of Corinna Casi:

“Decolonizing Environmental Discourses:
Challenging Environmental Values
through Indigenous Ecological Knowledge”

held by the Faculty of Social Sciences (Disciplines of Practical Philosophy)
took place on Friday 24th May 2024 at 12:00 p.m. (midday, Finnish time)
at University of Helsinki (Central campus). 
Dr. Anna Deplazes Zemp (University of Zurich, Switzerland) was the opponent and Professor Antti Kauppinen the custos.
The thesis was supervised by Dr. Simo Kyllönen (University of Helsinki) and Dr. Markku Oksanen (University of Eastern Finland).

Thesis’ link:


Doctoral Defence of Emmanuel Salami:

“Artificial Intelligence: the end of Legal Protection of Personal Data and Intellectual Property?
Research on the countering effects of data protection and
IPR on the regulation of Artificial Intelligence systems

was publicly defended  Friday 12 January 2024 from 12 noon in lecture hall C147, University of Lapland . The opponent was Professor Burkhard Schafer (Edinburgh Law School), and the Custos was Professor Rosa Maria Ballardini (University of Lapland).

Thesis’ link: 


Teknologia 2023 – Free open event

ValueBioMat project has several presentations in Teknologia 2023 event in co-operation with FIRPA ry.


Tiedekulma – Free open event

Vihreän siirtymän teknologiset ratkaisut eivät riitä – kulutusta on vähennettävä

”Pintaa syvemmältä – kestävät materiaalivalinnat 4” –tapahtuma:  
”Vihreän siirtymän teknologiset ratkaisut eivät riitä – kulutusta on vähennettävä”
tiistaina 7.11.2023 klo 17–18:30.

21.09.2023 9-12

From sidestreams to biocomposites

ValueBioMat Annual Seminar 2023

Free open event arranged annually.

Event language: English

Location: Event space Mordor, A-Grid/Otakaari 5, Espoo, Finland

Program: VBM_annual_seminar_flyer_2023_v3


VBM Annual Research Seminar 2022

 Free open event arranged annually.
More info and recording.


Tiedekulma – Free open online event

 Kiertotalous on enemmän kuin kierrätystä

”Pintaa syvemmältä – kestävät materiaalivalinnat 3” –tapahtuma: ”Kiertotalous on enemmän kuin kierrätystä”
tiistaina 1.11.2022 klo 17–19.


Tiedekulma event – Free open online event

 An open online event together with projects Biocolour and FINIX.
Watch the recording of our talk. Watch full event recording.


ValueBioMat Research Seminar 2021 – Free open online event

Click here for more info. 


Tiedekulma event – Pintaa Syvemmältä, Kestävät materiaalivalinnat
More info and recording.

VTT Sip of Science about chemical plastics recycling with ValueBioMat PI Jukka Seppälä 
Watch recording.

Kick-off event and presentation of new SRC projects   
Watch recording.