Ilkka Hiltunen, M.Sc. (Tech). Research Team Leader of the Thermochemical Conversions Research Team at VTT. He has over 10 years of experience on biomass and waste gasification technologies, gasification product gas cleaning technologies and their different applications. He has excellent experience on industrial co-operation projects and pilot-scale activities. He has studied Chemistry at the Technical University of Helsinki and graduated as Master of Science in 2007.