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2019 May 07 - 08







Treesearch Progress 2019

Welcome to the first Treesearch Progress conference and listen to how Treesearch will create strong and sustainable collaboration between academy and industry to make Sweden a leading bioeconomy. The conference will bring together participants from academy, industry and institute and gives highlights of the research on new materials and specialty chemicals from the forest. 

Confirmed speakers includes the Swedish Minister of Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan.

The venue for the conference is Vildmarkshotellet in the forests of Kolmården. The conference is free of charge for all Treesearch associated researchers, PhD students and postdoctors. The participants covers the cost for accommodation and travel.  Treesearch will arrange bus transfer from Norrköping, Stockholm C and Katrineholm to the hotel.

Last day to register is April 19.

Call for abstracts

Present your research at Treesearch Progress 2019:

Treesearch invites all associated projects to submit abstracts. The submission closes March 31. To the abstract submission

Is your project not yet associated? Read more on how to associate you project here.

Preliminary Program

Tuesday 7th of May

Busses leaves from Norrköping, Stockholm C and Katrineholm in the morning

12.00 Registration & Lunch mingle

13.00 The collaboration platform Treesearch
Daniel Söderberg,  Director of Treesearch, and Jenny Joensuu, Deputy Director of Treesearch

13.30 Industry commitment in Treesearch

14.30 The national perspective
Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Enterprise

15.00 Coffee break

15.30 The strategic innovation program BioInnovation
Anna Wiberg, Programme Manager BioInnovation

15.45 International Key Note Speaker

16.30 Science Fair

19.00 Dinner

Wednesday 8th of May

08.30 Treesearch Education and Research Infrastructure
Gunnar Westman, Deputy directors of Treesearch, and Eva Malmström, Research infrastructure coordinator

09.00 Highlight of research within Treesearch

10.00 Coffee break

10.30 Academic commitment in Treesearch

11.30 Lunch

12.30 Research in Treesearch

13.00 Parallel sessions based on the 4 thematic research areas in Treesearch

14.30 Coffee break

15.00 Continuation of parallel sessions

16.00 Finished

Busses goes back to Norrköping, Stockholm C and Katrineholm


Practical Information

–          Registration starts at 1st of March 2019

–          The conference is free of charge but the participants cover the cost for accommondation and travel cost

–          Bus transfer is provided by Treesearch from Stockholm C, Norrköping and Katrineholm

–          Dinner and evening event included in the registration

–          Booking of rooms will be available through the registration (cost covered by the participants on site)