Stocking streams with salmon and trout eggs in biodegradable boxes

Fish roe planting is the most cost-effective way of restoring trout and salmon to running waters. A biodegradable…

BIC General Assembly: Growing Membership Deepens Bioeconomy Cooperation

At 2017 General Assembly, on February 15th, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomed 16* new Full members and…

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…

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….

Future food from your kitchen table

Forget the shrivelled basils! How about a cloudberry or arctic bramble-smoothie with fresh ingredients grown on your kitchen…

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…

The Finnish national parks have a high return on investment – the visitor volumes are going up

Finnish outdoor activities are currently attracting both Finnish and international tourists. The visitor numbers of national parks have…

Neste and IKEA announced partnership to deliver renewable bio-based plastics

Neste and IKEA have joined their forces in order to become leading providers of renewable bio-based materials and…

Stora Enso aims to boost wood construction with new building solutions

Stora Enso has launched a new concept, Building Systems by Stora Enso, to support the construction of wooden…

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…

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…

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…

Research project: Norway spruce tissue culturing – the future plant production

Wood is one of the most important raw materials for bioeconomy. It is estimated that the world consumption…

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…

Intelligent wooden cladding products

Haptic combines Finnish wooden interior design and technological know-how with its new solution that brings wooden elements to…

Superfood and cosmetics from the gifts of northern nature

Berries, fungi, and herbs are a treasure trove of northern nature that goes mostly ignored by modern man….

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…

FRANTSILA – Wellbeing and health from nature

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

Finnish spruce produces protective and nurturing ingredients also for human health

Repolar Pharmaceuticals Ltd develops and manufactures products based on resin of a spruce tree. The resin of Norway…

Yarn from wood for textile industry with Spinnova’s innovative technology

With Spinnova’s new technology it’s possible to produce yarn from pulp without any harmful chemicals. The innovative technology…

Arctic Warriors bring traditional Lappish herbs to life

Roseroot and Angelica, herbs native to Lapland, have a long history, yet have been forgotten by the modern…

PAPTIC – A novel sustainable fiber material to substitute plastics

The era of plastics has lasted for several decades, creating a remarkable stress to the environment. Reducing the…

Fazer answers to the growing oat boom with a new technology

Oats are a “supergrain” and a good source of diverse nutrients. The EU has approved four health claims…

BioGTS:n biokaasulaitos tuottaa liikenteen lähipolttoainetta

BioGTS Oy:n kehittämässä Bioboksi-konseptissa biotalous yhdistyy saumattomasti maantieliikenteen päästöjen vähentämiseen. Bioboksi mullistaa ajatuksen lähipolttoaineesta, sillä tehdasvalmisteiset biokaasulaitokset voidaan…

Frontrunner in innovation – UPM produces low emission diesel from crude tall oil

UPM has built the world´s first commercial scale biorefinery producing wood-based renewable diesel in Lappeenranta, Finland. The €175…

Neste Oil produces renewable fuel with innovative technology

By using the NEXBTL technology developed in Finland, almost any vegetable oil or animal fat can be refined…

Regulation to promote bioeconomy – project

The ‘Regulation to promote bioeconomy’ project examines legislative and administrative obstacles and possibilities in terms of promoting bioeconomy…

Plywood

Thanks to its strength and lightness, plywood is suitable for a variety of end-uses from houses to vehicles….

Paper

The word paper brings to mind newspapers, magazines, books, office paper, toilet paper and so on and so…

Woodcast

Made from wood and biodegradable plastic, Woodcast® is an innovative, ecological and completely non-toxic casting material. The biodegradable…