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Monday, September 1
08:30 - 10.00 Exhibition Opens MINDFLOW: NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

10:00 - 11.30

OPENING SESSION

11:30 - 12:00

Break

12.00 - 12.30

Scientific Session: 1A-1: Novel Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx Using Hydrogen in Strongly Oxidizing Conditions (H2SCR) at Low-Temperatures (120-250oC) for Stationary NOx Control.

Key Note: Panel Discussion:

Session hosted by Energinet.dk:

12.30 - 13.00

Angelos Efstathiou, University 1B-1: Building eco-systems 1C-1: Toyota's Environmental of Cyprus for entrepreneurial public Activites 1D-1: The Climb to 50% RE research organizations Powersupply in 2025 through Contrasting the European and International Cooperation the US approach to partnering Scientific Session: Masatami Takimoto, Executive Vice President 1A-2:“Depoll’air project”, Bill Aulet, Senior Lecturer, Toyota Motor Corporation Kim Behnke, Director of PSA looking for an efficient, cost- MIT (MIT Entrepreneurship R&D, Energinet.dk effective, air treatment Center) system. Olivier Guaitella, Ecole Polytechnique Luis Mejia, Senior Associate, Office of Technology licensing at Stanford University Other panellists to be confirmed Scientific Session: 1A-3: PTR - MS: From Basic Science to the Market Place.

13:00 - 13:30

Sara Matt-Leubner, Universität Innsbruck

13.30-14.00

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Scientific Session: 2A-1: Applications from the Department of Agricultural Biotechnologies at the University of Padova. Andrea Squartini, University of Padova Panel Discussion: 2B-1: How to decouple economic development and waste generation? Key Note: Gregory Vogt, Managing Director, International Solid Waste Association Followed by panel including also: Bas de Leuw, Integrated Resource Management Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch, UNEP (to be confirmed) Martin Kranert, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Kranert, Chair of Waste Management and Emissions, Water Quality and Solid Waste Management, University of Stuttgart

14.00 - 14.30

Learning Session hosted by Siemens AG:

Session hosted by Risø National Laboratory in Denmark:

INNNOVATION PURSUIT BY 2D-1:The practitioner’s view NORDIC MINISTER COUNCIL from the inside: university 2E-2: Speakers and Title TBD NMRIPP REPRESENTATIVES. cooperations seen from industry perspective. MONDAY IS TO BE SPENT ON IDENTIFYING INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES BY ENTERING INTO DIALOGUE WITH PARTICIPANTS AND EXHIBITORS AT COPENMIND 2008.

14.30- 15.00

Scientific Session: 2A-2: Detection of toxin producing Fusarium species in crops by real-time PCR analysis. Peter Heimler, Vienna University of Technology

Uwe Hermann, Senior Director of the Siemens Corporate University Liaison, Siemens AG

15:00 - 15:30

Scientific Session: 2A-3: MOSoLOG : A new assay for a functional characterisation of aqueous samples of organic matter. Helene Genty, INRA Transfert

15:30 - 16:00

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Scientific Session: 3A-1: Converting petrochemical plastics into a high value virgin biodegradable polymer. Kevin O'Connor University College Dublin

16:00 - 16:30

Key Note: Panel Discussion: 3B-1: What’s the technological future of agriculture? – Looking beyond organic farming vs. GMO's 3C-1: Title TBD.

16.30 - 17.00

Sylvie Lemmet, Director, Division of Technology, Scientific Session: Industry and Economics, 3A-2: Direct thermal-toJonathan Ramsay, Director of United Nations Environment electric clean power Programme (UNEP). Public and Industry Affairs for generation system using the Europe, Middle East and economical/environmentally Africa, Monsanto benign semiconducting Mg2Si Device and Waste-Heat. Tsutomu Iida, Tokyo University of Science Pedro A. Sanchez, Director of Tropical Agriculture, Earth institue at Columbia University Scientific Session: 3A-3: Metallic cation extraction in industrial wastes using an electrochemical transfer between two electrolytes through a mineral junction. Sakina Seghir, University Paul Verlaine

Speaker to be confirmed

Jonathan Ramsay, Director of Public and Industry Affairs for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Monsanto

Pedro A. Sanchez, Director of Tropical Agriculture, Earth institue at Columbia University Scientific Session: 3A-3: Metallic cation extraction in industrial wastes using an electrochemical transfer between two electrolytes through a mineral junction. Sakina Seghir, University Paul Verlaine

Speaker to be confirmed

17.00 - 17:30

Tuesday, September 2
NMRIPP Conference: All sessions will be moderated by Stig Hirsbak, M.Sc, Hirsbak Consult

8:30 - 9:00

Exhibition Opens

Scientific Session: 4A-1: LCDs and WEEE – solutions for an emerging problem. Avtar Matharu, University of York Scientific Session: 4A-2: Deammonification process – DEMON. Sara Matt-Leubner, Universität Innsbruck Scientific Session:

Panel Discussion: 4B-1: Entrepreneurship in Cleantech: Cleaning-up through Innovation Session hosted by Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies: 4D-1: Attitudes Towards Environmental innovation: Alternative visions and their impacts in business

Session hosted by American Council of Renewable Energy (ACORE):

Session 1: Setting the Nordic scene 09:00 - 09:15: Welcome to NMRIPP conference Gert S. Hansen, BSc & BCom, Danish Ministry of The Environment, NMRIPP Working Group

09:00 - 09:30

4E-1: Title TBD

Hosted by Kauffman Foundation

09:30 - 10:00

Speakers to be Confirmed

4A-3: Biological hydrogen production from the 10:00 - 10:30 biodegradable fraction of solid FAO: speaker to be confirmed waste. Luca Alibardi, University of Padova Break

09:15 - 09:45: Johan Peter Paludan, Director Environmental objectives as a of the Copenhagen Institute Cheri Faso Olf, Director, driver for technology and for Futures Studies Global Education & Outreach, innovation ACORE Lars-Erik Liljelund, DirectorJeffrey Saunders, Researcher, General, Swedish EPA Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies 09:45 - 10:10: Green Markets and Cleaner Technologies. Naoko Tojo, Ass. Professor, IIIEE Lund University, Sweden 10:10 - 10:30: Technology Procurement Bjørn Bauer, Managing Director, PlanMiljø, Denmark

10:30 - 11:00

Session 1 (cont'd): Setting the Nordic Scene Scientific Session: 5A-1: POLYPHOS: Polymers for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Waste-water. Steven van Zutphen, Ecole Polytechnique Panel Discussion: 5B-1: Production of biofuels based on food crops - and economic, technological and/or ethical dilemma? Poul Ruben Andersen, Global Director, BioFuel & Starch Business Development, Novozymes A/S Andreas von Brandt, Coordinator Bioenergy and Food Security Project at the Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) (to be confirmed) State University of Campinas (speaker to be confirmed) Key Note: Learning session hosted by AUTM: 5D-1: Succesful UniversityIndustry Collaborations Vicki Loise, General Manager, AUTM Jon Soderstrom, AUTM President, Man. Director, Office of Cooperative Research, Yale University Arundeep S. Pradhan, AUTM President-elect, Technology and Research Collaborations Dir, Oregon Health & Science University 11.00-12.30 How can public authorities encourage Eco-design? Anna-Karin Jönbrink, Project Manager, IVF Sweden A Nordic innovative approach to Cleantech Ivar H. Kristensen, Managing Director, Nordic Innovation Centre, Norway Speakers in Panel: Dialogue and Q & A NMRIPP plenum

11:00 - 11:30

5C-1: Title TBD

Jørgen Ole Haslestad, CEO Industry Solutions, Siemens AG (to be confirmed)

Scientific Session: 5A-2: Control the emissions of chlorinated volatile organic compounds. Riitta Liisa Keiski, University of Oulu

11:30 - 12:00

Scientific Session: 5A-3: Building Successful Partnerships: The Vision of the Research Triangle Park and Carolina North. Catherine Innes, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

12:00 - 12:30

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Break

13:00 - 13:30

Scientific Session: 6A-1: A beneficial microorganism based formulation able to improve bio-fertilization and bioprotection of plants. Anita Toffanin, University of Pisa

Learning session hosted by Session hosted by Siemens ASTP: AG: Panel Discussion: 6B-1: Renewable energy in developing countries. 6D-1: Title and speakers TBD

Break

6E-1: Sustainable Cities: Results of a 2008 study by McKinsey and Siemens Session 2: Drivers for innovation – a global outlook Stephan Denig, Head of Corporate Communications – Issue Management, Siemens AG 13.30-15.30 13.30-14.00: The global clean-tech push as a driver for transferring innovative technologies, Cleantech Group – Speaker to be confirmed 14.00-14.30: The American university perspective on policy needs/innovation incentives for stronger markets Jon Söderström, President of the AUTM/Man. Director Yale University Office of Cooperative Research 14.30-15.00: The European industrial perspective on policy needs/innovation incentives towards stronger markets Andrew Dearing, Secretary General of EIRMA , European Industrial Research Management Association, United Kingdom

Elisa Tonda, Industrial Development Officer, Cleaner Production Unit, United Nations Industrial 6A-2: Plant biomass for food, Development Organization feed, energy and materials (UNIDO) do we need to redefine 13:30 - 14:00 agriculture and forestry? Scientific Session: Claus Felby, University of Copenhagen Paul Van Aalst, Director of E+Co

Scientific Session: 6A-3: Herbicide Weed Response - HWR-Test® kit. Helle Weber Ravn, University of Aarhus

Hans Schnitzer, Professor for Process Engineering at the Graz University of Technology

14:00 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:00

Break

15.00-15.30: Follow up on dialogues and presentations NMRIPP plenum

Scientific Session: 7A-1: Greenlight – new LED lamps in Greenhouses. John Erland Østergaard, University of Southern Denmark

Key Note: 7C-1: The Cleantech Innovation Economy in 2008 - A Global Industry Emerges

Session hosted by the University of Aarhus:

Panel Discussion: 7B-1: Carbon capture and storage – future perspectives and competitiveness?

7E-1: Speakers and title TBD Nicholas Parker, Co-Founder, Cleantech Group, LLC

Thomas B Johansson, Director of the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), University of Lund

markets Andrew Dearing, Secretary General of EIRMA , European Industrial Research Management Association, United Kingdom 15.00-15.30: Follow up on dialogues and presentations NMRIPP plenum

Scientific Session: 7A-1: Greenlight – new LED lamps in Greenhouses. 15:00 - 15:30 John Erland Østergaard, University of Southern Denmark Panel Discussion: 7B-1: Carbon capture and storage – future perspectives and competitiveness?

Key Note: 7C-1: The Cleantech Innovation Economy in 2008 - A Global Industry Emerges

Session hosted by the University of Aarhus:

7E-1: Speakers and title TBD Nicholas Parker, Co-Founder, Cleantech Group, LLC

Scientific Session: 7A-2: A method to collect, store and recycle expanded polystyrene. Irene Hernberg, VTT Finland

15:30 - 16:00

Thomas B Johansson, Director of the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), University of Lund

Break

Tom Kerr, Senior Energy Analyst, International Energy Assosiation (IEA) Session 3: How do we link environmental policy and innovation? 16:00 - 16:30 Challenges of energy efficiency innovations in the Nordic building sector Tareq Emtairah, Research Associate/PhD Candidate, IIIEE Lund University, Sweden 16.30-17.00: WWF’s Mindflow session developing a Method for ranking the worlds green cities Dennis Pamlin, Global Policy Advisor, WWF, Sweden 17:00 - 17:30: Dialogue between speakers and participants 17:30 - 18:00: Summary and closing remarks of the day - NMRIPP plenum

Scientific Session: 7A-3: Holographic Optical Elements for Daylighting in Buildings. Patrick A.B. James, University of Southhampton

Other speakers to be confirmed

16:00 - 16:30

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Break

17:00 - 17:30

Scientific Session: 8A-1: Advanced and Compact High Heat Flux Cooling Device for Power Electronics. Koichi Suzuki, Tokyo University of Science

Learning session hosted by the Federal Labs Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC): 8D-1: Identifying and accessing US federal laboratory technologies and capabilities ready for partnering

17:30 - 18:00

Scientific Session: 8A-2: Carbon nanotube based catalysts for alcohol reforming and hydrogen fuel cells. Riitta Liisa Keiski, University of Oulu

Scott Deiter, Chairman, FLC Gary Jones, Washington DC Representative, FLC

Learning session hosted by the Federal Labs Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC): 8D-1: Identifying and accessing US federal laboratory technologies and capabilities ready for partnering Scientific Session: 8A-2: Carbon nanotube based catalysts for alcohol reforming and hydrogen fuel cells. Riitta Liisa Keiski, University of Oulu Scott Deiter, Chairman, FLC Gary Jones, Washington DC Representative, FLC

17:30 - 18:00: Summary and closing remarks of the day - NMRIPP plenum

Wednesday, September 3
08:30 - 09:00 Exhibition opens MINDFLOW: NMRIPP Conference: All sessions will be moderated by Stig Hirsbak, M.Sc, Hirsbak Consult Session 3 (cont'd): How do we link environmental policy and innovation? Scientific Session: 9A-1: Amyloid-based adhesives. Anika Mostaert, University College Dublin Panel Discussion: 9B-1: Energy storage - future possibilities. 9C-1: Title TBD Mohammed Mehdi Farid, Professor (Personal Chair), Scientific Session: Department of Chemical and 9A-2: Composting of wastes Jacqueline McGlade, Materials Engineering, The in combination with microbial Executive Director, European University of Auckland enrichment of compost to Environment Agency control soilborne plant pathogens. Massimo Pugliese, Università degli Studi di Torino Rafael Senga, Asia-Pacific Energy Policy Coordinator, WWF International Session hosted by Roskilde 09.00-10.00: What drives environmental innovations in University: the Nordic pulp and paper industry? 9E-1: Water – protecting it Paula Kivimaa, Researcher, while taking advantage of it Finnish Environment Institute Søren Laurentius Nielsen, Associate Professor Benni Winding Hansen, Associate Professor Paul Thorn, PhD Fellow The Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change Environmental Dynamics 9.30-10.00: Related industry case and point of view - To be confirmed 10.00-10.30: Dialogue between speakers and participants - NMRIPP plenum

09:00 - 09:30

Key Note:

09:30 - 10:00

Other panelists to be confirmed Scientific Session: 9A-3: Green Plastic for Tomorrow HKH Poly(butylene Succinate) Resin (PBS). Shiyuanli Li, Chinese Academy of Science

10:00 - 10:30

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Break 11.00-11.30: The Nordic mobile phone sector – environmental innovations and policy instruments Arne Remmen, Professor, University of Aalborg, Denmark 11.30-12.00: An industry case and point of view Salla Ahonen, Senior Manager, Nokia – to be confirmed 12.00-12.30: Dialogue between speakers and participants - NMRIPP plenum Hosted by Roskilde University Center. Speakers: Søren Laurentius Nielsen, Benni Winding Hansen, and Paul Thorn

Scientific Session: 10A-1: High efficiency organic solar concentrators. 11:00 - 11:30 Jon Mapel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Key Note: Learning session hosted by European Industrial Research Mnaagement Association (EIRMA): 10D-1: What can I do to help companies and universities work together most effectively? Andrew Dearing, Secretary General, EIRMA

Water – protecting it while taking advantage of it

Panel Discussion: 10B-1: How can technology address water shortages in the future?

10C-1: Caring for Climate – business and policy innovation

11:30 - 12:00

Scientific Session: 10A-2: Production of clathrate films by rapid quenching of the melt. Peter Heimerl, Vienna University of Technology

Hans Enggrob, Head of Innovation, DHI Group Christopher Gasson, Publisher, Global Water Intelligence

Claude Fussler Director of the Caring for Climate Programme, UN Global Compact

12:00 - 12:30

Scientific Session: 10A-3: Device and Interface Engineering for Stable, Flexible and High Performance Polymer Solar Cells. Angus H.-L. Yip, University of Washington

Nicola Lamaddalena, Head of Irrigation Engineering Department, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari

12:30 - 13:00

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13:00 - 13:30

Scientific Session: 11A-1: Best Practices in Boundary Spanning Asctivities Between 3TU. Federation of Technical Universitites and European Companies. Pieter de Bock Eindhoven University of Technology

Key Note:

Water – protecting it while taking advantage of it

Panel Discussion: 11B-1: Zero carbon technologies – getting there faster 11C-1: Title TBD Session 4: Implication for policy makers. 13.30-14.00: Innovation systems and env. Hosted by Roskilde University technologies – Cross-sectoral Center. Speakers: Søren analysis and policy Laurentius Nielsen, Benni implications Winding Hansen, and Paul Naoko Tojo, Ass. Prof., IIIEE, Thorn Lund University, Sweden 14.00-14.30: What type of policy instruments are needed and possible to implement? VINNOVA, Sweden - Speaker to be confirmed 14.30-15.00: Conclusion on findings and key learning points - NMRIPP plenum 15.00-15.30: Next Steps and closing of the conference - Gert S. Hansen, BSc & BCom, Danish Ministry of The Environment, MRIPP Working Group

13:30 - 14:00

Scientific Session: 11A-2: EPIPAGRI : Towards European Collective Management of Public Intellectual Property for Agricultural Biotechnologies. Franck Le Guerhier INRA

Hosted by United Nations Global Compact Caring for Climate Panel

Julia Hamm, Director of Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)

Dr. Jan Olaf Willums, chairman of InSpire Groupe Arne Mogren, Vice president Vattenfal (to be confirmed) Arab Hoballah, Director UNEP DTI (to be confirmed)

14:00 - 14:30

Scientific Session: 11A-3: TECHNOFIT PRO 2005: an insight to a technology transfer project carried out in Styria. Franziska Marria Stocker, Graz University of Technology

14:30 - 15:00

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All sessions will be moderated by Stig Hirsbak, M.Sc, Hirsbak Consult Session 1: Setting the Nordic scene 09:00 - 09:15 Welcome to NMRIPP conference Gert S. Hansen, BSc & BCom, Danish Ministry of The Environment, NMRIPP Working Group

09:00 - 9.30 09:15 - 09:45 Environmental objectives as a driver fortechnology and innovation Lars-Erik Liljelund, Director-General Swedish EPA 09:30 - 10.00 09:45 - 10:10 Green Markets and Cleaner Technologies. Naoko Tojo, Ass. Professor, IIIEE Lund University, Sweden 10:10 - 10:30 Technology Procurement Bjørn Bauer, Managing Director, PlanMiljø Denmark Break

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11:00 - 11:30 How can public authorities encourage Eco-design? Anna-Karin Jönbrink, Project Manager, IVF Sweden 11:00 - 11.30 11:30 - 12:00 A Nordic innovative approach to Clean tech Ivar H. Kristensen, Managing Director, Nordic Innovation Centre, Norway 11:30 - 12.00 12:00 - 12:30 Speakers in Panel : Dialogue and Q & A NMRIPP plenum

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Session 2: Drivers for innovation – a global outlook 13.00 - 13.30 13:30 - 14:00 The global clean-tech push as a driver for transferring innovative technologies- Cleantech Group – Speaker to 13.30 - 14.00 be confirmed 14:00 - 14:30 The North American university perspective on policy needs/innovation incentives towards stronger markets - Jon 14.00 - 14.30 Söderström, President of AUTM/Managing 14.30 - 15.00 14:30 - 15:00University’s office of Director Yale The European industrial perspective on policy needs/innovation and Cooperative Research, Association of 15:00 - 16:30 Follow up on dialogues University towards stronger markets 15.00 - 15.30 incentives Technology Managers, Sweden presentations - NMRIPP plenum 15.30 - 16.00 Andrew Dearing, Secretary General of EIRMA Break , European Industrial Research Management Session 3: How do we link Association, United Kingdom 16.00 - 16.30 environmental policy and innovation? 16:00 - 16:30 The challenges of energy 16:30 - 17:00 WWF’s Mindflow session efficiency innovations in the Nordic building ranking the 16.30 - 17.00 developing a Method for Research worlds sector - Tareq Emtairah, green cities - Dennis Pamlin, Global Policy Associate/PhDDialogue betweenLund 17:00 - 17:30 Candidate, IIIEE speakers Advisor, WWF, Sweden 17.00 - 17.30 University, Sweden and participants 17.30 - 18.00 17:30 - 18:00 Summary and closing remarks of the day - NMRIPP plenum

08:30 - 9.00 Session 3 continued 09:00 - 09:30 What drives environmental innovations in the Nordic pulp and paper industry? - Paula 09:00 - 9.30 Kivimaa, Researcher, Finnish Environment 09:30 - 10.00 09:30 - 10:00 Related industry case and point 10:00 - - To be confirmed 10:00 - 10.30 of view 10:30 Dialogue between speakers 10:30 - 11.00 and participants - NMRIPP plenum Break 11:00 - 11:30 The Nordic mobile phone sector – environmental innovations and policy instruments - Arne Remmen, Professor, 11:00 - 11.30 University of Aalborg, Denmark 11:30 - 12.00 11:30 - 12:00 An industry case and point of 12:00 Salla Ahonen, Senior Manager, Nokia 12:00 - 12.30 view - - 12:30 Dialogue between speakers – to be confirmed 12:30 - 13.00 and participants - NMRIPP plenum Lunch 13.00 - 13.30 Session 4: Implication for policy makers 13.30 - 14.00 13:30 - 14:00 Innovation systems and environmental technologies – Cross-sectoral 14:00 14:30 What type of policy instruments analysis and policy implications - Naoko Tojo, possible to implement? 14.00 - 14.30 are needed and Lund University, Sweden Ass. Prof., IIIEE, VINNOVA, Sweden - Speaker to be confirmed 14.30 - 15.00 14:30 - 15: 30 Conclusion on findings and key learning points - NMRIPP plenum 15.00 - 15.30

15:30 - 160 Next Steps and closing of the conference - Gert S. Hansen, BSc & BCom, Danish Ministry of The Environment, MRIPP 15.30 - 16.00 Working Group 16.00 - 16.30 16.30 - 17.00 17.00 - 17.30 17.30 - 18.00