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Erika Forstén

Analyst, M.Sc. (Tech.)

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As an Analyst at Spinverse, Erika works on a wide range of R&D&I projects with a focus on sustainable industries and new energy technologies.

Erika holds a M.Sc. (Tech.) degree in Advanced Energy Solutions from Aalto University, having also studied at the National University of Singapore. She majored in sustainable energy systems and markets and did minor studies in industrial engineering and knowledge management. Erika conducted her master’s thesis research in Nairobi, Kenya, where she studied urban energy transitions in emerging markets through Aalto New Global, a multi-disciplinary innovation research project at Aalto University. Before joining Spinverse in 2017, Erika worked as a project coordinator at Caruna and a production planner at ABB. She has also previously worked as a technical journalist, creating content for professionals in the fields of electrical engineering, ICT and energy. At Spinverse, Erika has contributed to several open innovation and technology commercialization projects as well as EU Horizon 2020 activities.

In her spare time, Erika enjoys doing various outdoor sports, such as hiking, surfing and snowboarding. She also loves traveling to new places, meeting new people and learning new things.

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Speeding up the development of smart and sustainable battery ecosystems

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Building key enablers for a Digital Smart City

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Bioeconomy & Renewables

Industrial scale wood-based biomaterials

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