Time:            April 20, 2021 at 09:00-11:00

Place:           Teams online event
The event is free of charge, but needs registration at latest on April 18, 2021 here.
The Team link will be sent on April 19, 2021

The future energy technology is hydrogen. That much is certain. Hydrogen brings tremendous value added when facing climate change, decarbonization, and energy infrastructure and storage demand among an evolving regulatory landscape. Hydrogen can impact the economy – including transportation, power generation and grid balancing, fuel for industry, feed stock, and fuel for residential and commercial buildings. However …

  • How can Finland and the Baltic region contribute to the green transition utilizing hydrogen solutions?
  • How should leaders and businesses in Finland and the Baltic region drive the change?
  • What is happening in the hydrogen market now within the region?
  • How European Recovery and Resilience Fund will promote the change?

To answer these questions, we invite to join in our webinar. At this online event, we will bring together policy makers, thinkers and business leaders from Finland and Lithuania. We want to accelerate the green transition together with you.

This event is co-organized by Business Finland, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, Enterprise Europe Network, Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, Ignitis Group and the Finnish-Lithuanian Business Association.

PROGRAMME

09:00                                 
Brief overview of the Commission’s plans for the hydrogen industry
Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner

09:05
Fossil-free Finland
State Secretary Kimmo Tiilikainen, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

09.10
Hydrogen strategy in Lithuania – State support and view   
Daiva Garbaliauskaitė Vice Minister, Ministry of Energy Lithuania

09:15                              
Hydrogen roadmap of Finland
Janne Karki, Senior Scientist, Renewable Energy processes, VTT

09.40            
R&D activities on hydrogen in Lithuania and projects scaling-up
Darius Milčius, Head of Hydrogen Technologies Center, Lithuanian Energy Institute

Part II – Industry Initiatives

09:50                                 
Renewable Power to Hydrogen
Vytautas Keršiulis, Innovation project manager of Ignitis Group

10:05                                 
Hydrogen Power2X project and future initiatives
Staffan Sandblom, Head of Hydrogen Development Fortum Innovation & Venturing Fortum

10:20 
H2 as gas (green-gas, blended-gas etc.)  
Kimmo Siira, Executive Senior Adviser, Finish Energy
 
10.35
Q&A                               

11:00                      
End of the event

We wish you warmly welcomed to our event.