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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UPM moves into life science: GrowDex® offers a homy atmosphere for growing cells

The traditional forest industry runs on masses of raw-material, capital, infrastructure and extensive logistics. A closer look at…

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Ecosystem services

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Nature photography and travelling boosting sparsely populated areas

An animal can be shot down only once but photographed hundreds – even thousands of times. A photographer…

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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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Research project: Photosynthesis research – a fundamental tool in bioeconomy

Transition from fossil raw materials to sustainable bioeconomy is one of the most fundamental challenges of this century….

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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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SILMUSALAATTI – SPROUTING GOODNESS!

Organic agriculture in Helsinki region without subsidies, fertilisers, pesticides or land to cultivate! How is it even possible…

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Wood and forest

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The Forest Academy increases Finnish decision makers’ awareness of forests

The forest is Finland’s most important natural resource. To maximise the potential of this renewable resource, we need…

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