Articles on 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

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Finland joins non-paper: The bioeconomy must be at the core of the EU’s industrial policy

BioeconomyCase
DNA-kierre.

Bio-based solutions and biotechnologies drive circular bioeconomy. They boost EU competitiveness, create jobs, and enhance&…

Cellulose-based plastic-free foams

ChemistryBlog

Woamy, a spin-off from FinnCERES at Aalto University, is revolutionizing the packaging industry with a&…

Biomaterials from Microbial Chitin

ChemistryBlog

In a world where plastic pollution is rampant, sustainable biomaterials have become increasingly important. An&…

New Biosynthetic pathways to microbial pigments

ChemistryBlog

In a world without colors, life would be dull and uninspiring. Yet nearly all of&…

Unlocking the Mysteries of Super Black Materials: A novel wood-based solution

ChemistryBlog

In the ever-evolving world of science and technology, there are certain phenomena that continue to&…

Fluff Stuff develops plant-based textile fillings from peatlands

Fish and watersCase
Tummahiuksinen nainen punaisessa takissa seisoo ulkona ja pitelee kädessään osmankäämejä.

To replace down and polyester, Fluff Stuff processes cattail seed hairs into a filling that&…

Life saving drug detection with Nanocellulose – check out the video!

ChemistryVideo

In an ambitious FinnCERES project, a multidisciplinary team of scientists from VTT and Aalto University&…

Better Nanocellulose with Forest Side Streams!

ChemistryVideo

Researchers at FinnCERES, Aalto University, and VTT have developed an additive derived from tree bark&…

Hiukka Hyvä produces oil spill mats from human hair and dog fur

Fish and watersCase

European hair salons and barber shops generate 72 million kilograms of hair waste each year,…

Clever use of small Baltic Sea fish – Hailia Nordic makes modern fish products for professional kitchens

Fish and watersCase

Thanks to technology developed by a company in Karkkila, even the smallest of small fish&…

VTT’s Pilot Platform Brings New Methods to Effective Recycling of Plastics and Mixed Textiles

BioeconomyCase
Bioruukin laitteistoa.

VTT Bioruukki pilot centre will investigate new recycling methods for plastics and mixed textiles. The&…

A Pilot Environment for Sustainable Manufacturing of Fiber Products

ChemistryCase

Using current methods for producing paper, cardboard, tissue paper, and nonwovens requires much water, and&…

New Digital Development Platform – Biosynthetic Materials Ten Times Faster Than Before

ChemistryCase

Developing biosynthetic materials aims to replace fossil, carbon-based raw materials in industrial production and create&…

The transition of the textile and fashion industry creates sustainable growth

BioeconomyBlog
Kuvassa kädet

Finnish companies producing bio-based and recyclable textile fibres and materials would benefit from a development&…

Sawn goods export prices boost value added in the forest sector

Wood and forestCase
Punainen

Finland’s bioeconomy is strongly based on forests. Last year, the forest sector’s share…

Biorefinery Map™ displaying biorefineries in Europe

BioeconomyCase

Biorefinery Map™ was published in the summer 2022. It displays for the first time wood-based…