03.06.2019 - 05.06.2019
08:00 - 16:00
Mannerheimintie 13 e, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
World Circular Economy Forum with logo 3 - 5 June 2019

Nordic Innovation will be a key partner in the third World Circular Economy Forum in Helsinki, Finland on 3-5 June 2019.

The WCEF2019 will bring together around 2,000 key circular economy thinkers and doers from around the world. This year the forum will have a strong emphasis on the next era of the circular economy and scaling up the transition.

Nordic Innovation will be a key partner and also have stand at the forum. At the stand we have invited Nordic projects, companies and other actors, to present their work and ideas regarding circular economy. Nordic Innovation will also co-organize the session:

Acceleration of Circular Businesses

The session will take place on Monday 3 June, 14.30 - 16.00. Innovation Room, Finlandia Hall.

Nordic Innovation Program

Visit us at our stand and meet the best of the Nordics, in the field of circular economy.


11:00 - 11:45

Press brief by Nordic Innovation's Managing Director, Svein Berg.
Place: Press Room.

11:00 - 12:00

Avanto Ventures visits the Nordic Innovation stand and present LOOP Ventures.

13:30 - 14:30

Launch: "Circular Business Models in the Nordic Manufacturing Industry" with Accenture and Sitra.

16:00 - 17:00

Designing Plastics Circulation – electrical and electronic products
Anne Raudaskoski, Ethica and Frank Jaegtnes From EFO Electronic Association Norway.


08:00 - 09:00

Tools for the circular economy with Tim C. McAloone (DTU) from Circit Norden. Read more about the project here.

10:30 - 11:30

Designing Plastics Circulation – electrical and electronic products
Anne Raudaskoski, Ethica and Frank Jaegtenes From EFO Electronic Association Norway.

12:30 - 13:15

Launch of coalition to accelerate Nordic Circular Economy with Circular Norway
Place: Media Room Finlandia Hall

14:45 - 15:15

Paula Lehtomäki, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers and Svein Berg, Managing Director at Nordic Innovation.

The Nordics at WCEF2019

On 5 June 2019 the side events will take place. Here we highlight at few of the Nordic events worth visiting.

09:00 - 14:00

Business Collaboration and Innovation in the Circular Economy – Bilateral Event Norway–Finland
Organisers: Circular Norway, The Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway
Read more about the event here.

See the official program on the World Circular Economy Forum 2019 website.


Portrait Marthe Haugland

Marthe Haugland

Senior Innovation Adviser
Marthe combines her international experience with her knowledge of business development and innovation to promote Nordic cooperation within the circular economy. She belives Nordic cooperation can drive the systemic change and give Nordic companies a competitive edge going forward.

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