Mika Härkönen

Mika Härkönen

Pilot plant coordinator, Principal Scientist
Place of employment
Works at
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Current main responsibility is coordinating VTT’s pilot plant research infrastructure development and networking in the field of bio- and circular economy. Prior that at VTT: team leader in pilot operations and polymer research. At VTT since 2006 and before that 15 year experience in various R&D and management tasks in plastics and petrochemical industry (Borealis, Neste). D.Sc. (Tech.) in polymer technology in 1995 from Helsinki University of Technology.


ERIFORE Horizon2020 project presentation, outlook to the roadmap study, and some scenarios for forest based bioeconomy value chains with open access pilot facilities.

Track & Session

New collaborations - Building European innovation ecosystems

23 June, 13:30-15:30 hr - Pilot lines facilitating innovation ecosystems