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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…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 3: Engineering the cell factory

ChemistryBlog

To stay competitive, industries need to increase their productivity. Typically this is done by improving…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 2: Spider Silk – the supermaterial of the future

ChemistryBlog

Spider silk is one of the strongest materials found in the natural world. Scientists have…

Sustainable aviation fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% compared to fossil jet fuel use

EnergyCase

Neste has developed a sustainable solution for airlines that is readily available to reduce the…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 1: Using microbes to create new bioplastics

ChemistryBlog

Research scientist Anna Ylinen is doing her doctoral thesis at the Center for Young Synbio…

“A Billion Ton Bioeconomy Vision” in the United States – Finland looking to partner

BioeconomyBlog

Traditional expertise in the forest industry along with wood-based product innovations over the last few…

Wooden building – A beauty with health benefits?

BuildingBlog

Finns love their wild forests and blue lakes. Therefore, it is no wonder that they…

Video: Bioeconomy in Central Finland

BioeconomyVideo

Bioeconomy has been Central Finland’s advantage for a long time. And now, because of megatrends…

Updated Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy aims to promote sustainable growth and climate objectives

Editors' ChoiceCase

The objective of the updated Finnish Bioeconomy Strategy is to harness the bioeconomy to create…

How to cut the carbon footprint of milk down to zero?

FoodCase

Valio’s goal is to cut the carbon footprint of milk to zero by 2035. Carbon-neutral…

A durable wood-based alternative to disposable cutlery

Wood and forestCase

Outokumpu-based Akvila Cutlery Oy contributes to solving the world’s plastic problem with durable and reusable…

New life for biowaste – resource-smart fabric made of straw

BioeconomyCase

The globally growing concern about climate change and finite resources has turned the attention to…

GrainSense, the hand-held device with cloud services for instant grain quality measurements

FoodCase

The GrainSense analyser is designed for measuring the moisture, protein, oil and carbohydrates in cereals…

Bioeconomy promoting rural development in Europe

BioeconomyBlog

The bioeconomy can mean very different things for people living in rural areas in Finland,…

BLOOM gives a fresh boost to bioeconomy communication in Europe

BioeconomyBlog

Bioeconomy, and more specifically circular bioeconomy, is a hot topic in Europe at the moment…