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A wooden telecommunication mast is aesthetic and ecologic

EcoTelligent Ltd has brought a new wooden ECOPOL-telecommunication mast to the market. With its low-carbon…

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Publication: Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges

The publication “Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges”, written by top experts from companies, research institutes…

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The biodegradable Sulapac® material aims to challenge plastic

The Sulapac® innovation, developed by Finns Suvi Haimi and Laura Kyllönen, combines wood and Nordic…

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Making of Tomorrow: Renewal from Biomaterials

In the near future, bio-packaging materials will challenge fossil-based plastics in many areas, and will…

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VTT hosted a Hackathon to find new Bioeconomy Solutions

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is exploring different ways in which to collaborate and…

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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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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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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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Intelligent wooden cladding products

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

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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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Plywood

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

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Paper

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

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Woodcast

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

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Wood pellets

Wood pellets are a Finnish fuel product made from renewable natural resources, which can be…

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From paperboard to packaging

Packaging is used everywhere from manufacturing industries to retail, households and everywhere in between. The…

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Tissue papers

In some situations it is nearly impossible to find any sensible alternative for products made…

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Pulp

For a long time, the paper, board and pulp industry has contributed approximately two-thirds of…

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Cartonboard

Did you know: one cubic metre of wood is enough to make 20,000 paperback covers…

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Timber structures

Timber construction slows down climate change, as trees trap carbon dioxide from the air during…

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Self-adhesive label materials

Self-adhesive labels are used on packaging of all shapes and sizes and on many different…

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Composite, UPM Formi

The Biofore concept car of UPM demonstrates an innovative use of biomaterials in the automotive…

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Composite, UPM ProFi

The UPM ProFi composite was utilised at the Finnish pavilion (dubbed ‘Giant’s Kettle’) at the…

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Consumer product packaging

Packaging needs to tell the product story and describe the content. Polar Loop is an…

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Food packaging

Over the years, the manufacture of pulp and paperboard has advanced to a point that…

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Biofuel, bioplastic and nanocellulose

Just like any other organic material, wood can also be used to make oil. Wood-based…

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Forest

One-third of the Earth’s surface is forest. In Finland, forest coverage is 75 percent –…

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Medicines from wood

Wood contains thousands of compounds, though only a fraction of them are known to us…

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Intelligent paper and packaging

Printing text and images on paper is already old hat. But what does it mean…

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Dissolving pulp, fabric

Did you know that your clothes are made from wood-based raw materials? You have probably…

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