Welcome to learn about the diverse Finnish bioeconomy

By 2030 we need 50% more food, 45% more energy, and 30% more water. The solution is bioeconomy.

Finland aims for a low-carbon, energy-efficient society, founded on the use of renewable natural resources and recycled materials. For Finland bioeconomy brings an annual output of 100 billion euros, growth of exports, 100 000 new jobs and increased well-being, with due respect for the environment. Welcome to learn about strategic development of bioeconomy and collaboration between different sectors in this work!

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Welcome

Chemistry

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FRANTSILA – Wellbeing and health from nature

Frantsila Organic Herb Farm has been a pioneer of organic herb growing and natural health product manufacturing in…

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Ecosystem services

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HaliPuu brings the Finnish forest within everybody’s reach

A forest cannot be exported. Its ancient root systems reach deep underground, even when the trees themselves are…

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Energy

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Cleaner city traffic with wood-based diesel

UPM started fleet tests of its novel wood-based diesel fuel in urban buses together with Helsinki Region Transport…

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Facts and contacts

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Recommendations for the Finnish forest-based bioeconomy R&D

The Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) provides an European-level approach to R&D…

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Fish and waters

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The Finnish Benella Rainbow Trout promotes both the welfare of the environment and the consumer

The challenge in the Finnish fish farming has been to differentiate the domestic rainbow trout from international mass…

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Food

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Valio introduces an unprecedented innovation to reduce salt

The food industry has long been expected to provide solutions for reducing salt. With Valio ValSa®, the new…

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Wood and forest

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Metsä Group is building the world´s first next-generation bioproduct mill

Metsä Fibre, which is part of Metsä Group, is building a new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski in Central…

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