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Photonics for Space

New Space Economy Landscape in Finland

May 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm EEST

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The event is free of charge! This event will be held in English!

In cooperation with Business Finland this webinar aims to start a conversation about the New Space Economy and opportunities it opens for photonics and photonics innovation. The emerging New Space Economy creates a unique opportunity to benefit from strong Finnish innovation, technology and business ecosystems.

In this webinar we will discuss the New Space Economy Landscape in Finland, the challenges the space industry needs solutions for and opportunities to do business in the space industry in Finland.

The potential of photonics in space industry is constantly growing as new applications and challenges are found to be solved. This webinar aims to bring together space and photonics companies and business experts so join us, hear, and discuss about the opportunities that the New Space Economy brings to your business.

What can you expect:

  • 1h webinar with Business Finland experts
  • 15min Q&A with Business Finland experts

Register for the event by 3rd of May at the following LINK

For any questions contact PhD Ana Gebejes (+358414760113,


1:00-1:10Event housekeeping, Event introduction and Speaker Introduction

Photonics Finland Introduction
PhD Ana Gebejes, Head of Projects at Photonics Finland
1:10-1:25New Space Economy in Finland
– What is New Space Economy?
– New Space Economy Landscape in Finland
– Situational Awareness Solutions
– New Space Economy program  

Markus Ranne, Head of New Space Economy at Business Finland
1:25-1:40European Space Agency
– What is European Space Agency (ESA)?
– What is Finland’s role in ESA and what are the opportunities for Finnish companies?  

Kimmo Kanto, Head of Space at Business Finland
1:40-1:55EU space activities
– EU space activities
– Status of calls  

Pauli Stigell, Ecosystem Lead at Business Finland
1:55-2:10Reaktor Space Lab – towards global hyperspectral services

Jarkko Antila, CEO at Reaktor Space Lab

Webinar Materials

Presentation by Markus Ranne can be found HERE
Presentation by Kimmo Kanto can be found HERE
Presentation by Pauli Stigell can be found HERE