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The Best Practices for Sustainable Forest Management help the Finns to grow diverse and productive forests

The Best Practices for Sustainable Forest Management have guided the Finnish forests management for several…

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Finnish chickens are reared without antibiotics

Food should not contain antibiotics. Research shows that Finnish meat is a pure, safe choice.…

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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…

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BIC General Assembly: Growing Membership Deepens Bioeconomy Cooperation

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

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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…

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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…

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Future food from your kitchen table

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Intelligent wooden cladding products

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

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Superfood and cosmetics from the gifts of northern nature

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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Arctic Warriors bring traditional Lappish herbs to life

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

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PAPTIC – A novel sustainable fiber material to substitute plastics

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

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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…

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BioGTS:n biokaasulaitos tuottaa liikenteen lähipolttoainetta

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

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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,…

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Neste Oil produces renewable fuel with innovative technology

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

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Regulation to promote bioeconomy – project

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

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Plywood

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

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