Aihesana: biomaterial

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…

Natural healing: UPM’s FibDex® replaces synthetic materials in wound dressing with wood-based nanocellulose

ChemistryCase

The novel wood-based wound dressing offers significant benefits for both patients and hospitals and is…

Woodio’s waterproof wood composite elevates wood to a new level

Wood and forestCase

Finnish design has a new top product that combines Scandinavian design, modern innovation, and an…

CH-Bioforce is revolutionizing the production of bio-based materials

Wood and forestCase

CH-Bioforce has developed a completely new way of processing biomass. With the help of the…

Impressions from the Akzo Nobel Imagine Chemistry 2018 finals

ChemistryBlog

20.6.2018 Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals organized the finals of their Imagine Chemistry Challenge 2018 with…

Publication: Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges

Wood and forestCase

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

The biodegradable Sulapac® material aims to challenge plastic

Wood and forestCase

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

Making of Tomorrow: Sustainability from Renewable Chemicals

ChemistryVideo

In the decades to come, bio-based materials will be standard components of packaging and consumer…

Making of Tomorrow: Wellbeing from Food

FoodVideo

In the years to come, corporate social and environmental responsibility will be taken for granted…

Making of Tomorrow: Renewal from Biomaterials

Wood and forestVideo

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

Designing cellulose for the future

Wood and forestBlog

25.1.2016 Wood cellulose has traditionally had a remarkable role in the Finnish industry, although the…

PAPTIC – A novel sustainable fiber material to substitute plastics

Wood and forestCase

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