Symposium 2009

What kind of R&D can make a Difference? (2009)

Lectures given at the 2009 MWP Symposium held in Stockholm on September 29, 2009.

Can R&D be a Fountain of Youth in a Mature Industry?

Peter Terwiesch, CTO, ABB Group, Zürich, Switzerland

Direct Drives for Paper Machines – A Case of Rethinking

Vesa Kajander and Jouni Ikäheimo, co-recipients of the 2009 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, ABB, Helsinki/Vaasa, Finland

R&D for Seizing Business Opportunities for the Pulp and Paper Industry

Hideki Fujiwara, Director, General Manager, Nippon Paper Unitec, Tokyo, Japan

R&D for Increasing the Potential of the Forest Based Industries

Mark T. Watkins, SVP, Technology and Forestry, MeadWestvaco Corp., USA

Aspects on Paper Machine Designs for the Future

Bertel Langenskiöld, President, Metso Paper and Fiber Technology, Helsinki, Finland

Has the Forest Based Industry a Future, and How does it Look?

Sten Nilsson, Senior Research Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Vienna, Austria