Sustainable materials seminar

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How can we get rid of fast fashion and single-use culture? What are the sustainable materials and their quality? How about the production process and costs? 

The Finnish Institute in Japan organizes a Sustainable materials seminar November 24th at the brand new Metsä Pavilion! Prominent researchers and designers from Finland and Japan will speak about the latest product innovations! Join us in hearing and discussing more natural, energy efficient and ecological solutions on what to wear tomorrow. 


November 24th, 2020, at 14:30-20:00PM (Including Reception) 

14:30 Doors open

14:45 Opening words  – Director Anna-Maria Wiljanen
15:00 SILKKI ~Sustainable approach with silk to textile manufacturing and people’s lifestyle – Yuki Kawakami
16:00 Knitting – combining sustainability and well-being – Commercial director Marita Halonen
17:00 Reima’s sustainable innovations for kidswear – Communications manager Riikamaria Paakkunainen
18:00 Spinnova – sustainable materials for textile industry – Business Development manager Pia Qvintus
19:00 Reception
20:00 Doors close 

This seminar was a hybrid event that took place in the Metsä Pavilion (max. 50 attendees) and in Zoom. Venue: Metsä Pavilion (Address: 3-5-39 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo) 

A warm thank you for all the participants!