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10 policy recommendations for EU member states to build their national bioeconomy policies

BioeconomyBlog

Ten policy recommendations are used to incentivize EU member countries to build their national bioeconomy…

Making sustainable car batteries from wood

Wood and forestCase

What if you could replace graphitic carbon in lithium-ion batteries with something more sustainable? Something…

From rags to new robes: closing the loop for textiles

ChemistryCase

Imagine your ripped jeans and stained old T-shirts being broken down at the molecular level,…

CGI Waste Manager helps professional kitchens halve food waste volumes

FoodCase

Preventing food waste is a concrete way of promoting sustainability in restaurants and other professional…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 7: New super material inspired by mantis shrimp club

ChemistryBlog

VTT researcher Dr. Pezhman Mohammadi and his research group have developed a new type of…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 6: Bio-based coating for wood

ChemistryBlog

Researchers turn a non-toxic residue into wood coating that resists abrasion, stain, and sunlight. Due…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 5: Engineering fungal mycelium to produce leather without cows

ChemistryBlog

The fashion industry has a huge carbon footprint that is growing rapidly. In the NewLeather…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 4: Searching for the genetic code of colors

ChemistryBlog

The colors we use to dye our clothes are a burden to the environment. The…

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