EcoSMR Open Business Day 2021

Big Business from Small Reactors

Monday 22.3.2021 at 12.00 – 16.00 (GMT + 2)

EcoSMR Open Business Day 2021 is an open webinar organized by VTT and directed to energy producers, suppliers, end users, researchers and the general public. The webinar includes talks on the general future of energy production in Finland and in Europe, a political view on the future of clean energy production and special case stories from companies in Finland and abroad. The webinar is free of charge.


Welcome and practicalities
Tapani Ryynänen, Senior Scientist, VTT
Antti Vasara, President & CEO, VTT
EcoSMR introduction
Silja Häkkinen, Senior Scientist, EcoSMR Project Manager, VTT


Session I              12.40 – 14.10

Tiina Koljonen, Team Leader, VTT
Sophie Macfarlane-Smith, Head of Customer Business, Rolls-Royce Plc
Kalev Kallemets, CEO, Fermi Energia

Questions and panel discussion between session I speakers

Break    14.10 – 14.30

Session II             14.30 – 15.50

Companies case stories and a politician’s view
Antti Rantakaulio, SMR R&D Project Manager, Fortum Power and Heat Oy
Phil Hodges, UK Nuclear Business Unit Head, AFRY
Atte Harjanne, Member of Parliament, Parliament of Finland, Green Parliamentary Group

Questions and panel discussion between session II speakers

Closing words    15.50 – 16.00

Registration will be opened in January 2021.