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Bioeconomy promoting rural development in Europe

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

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BLOOM gives a fresh boost to bioeconomy communication in Europe

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

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The role of communication and education in promoting circular and sustainable bioeconomy

The Bioeconomy offers huge potential to tackle societal challenges such as resource efficiency, climate change,…

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European Bioeconomy Network

Promoted by the BIOVOICES project and launched in May 2018, the European Bioeconomy Network (EuBioNet)…

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Vision for the Central and Eastern European sustainable bioeconomies

In 2018 the experts from the responsible ministries in the Visegrad Group (Czech Republic, Hungary,…

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The key to sustainable growth lies in the oceans

Often seen as one of the most overstretched resources, the seas offer one of the…

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Growth of marine wind power to boost fish farming

The enormous capacity of marine areas to produce energy and food offers the humankind the…

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Private capital – solution to global challenges?

Based on international assessments, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will require USD 5,000 to…

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Is the blue bioeconomy sustainable?

The blue bioeconomy refers to the sustainable use of renewable aquatic natural resources and business…

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The Nordic Bioeconomy – for sustainable change

  We are facing a new era of the bioeconomy, in which new industries will…

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Leadership in water business requires open-minded innovation

Access to clean water in abundance is so self-evident for us Finns that we do…

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Finnish fish is on the rise – is that enough?

This past summer, we heard a lot of good news about fish. Projects promoting local…

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What can Finland learn from the success story of Norwegian fish farming?

The Norwegian coast is ideal for salmon farming. The sea is just the right cool…

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On the interface between water and digitalisation

Is there an intangible substitute for the value of water? Will digitalisation enable us to…

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New products create added value for Finnish fish

Fish is a nutritious, healthy food whose demand is growing both in Finland and internationally.…

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Wood – a material that can transform the construction sector?

Despite improvement in the construction sector, the sector is a big contributor to climate change…

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Time to re-think and modernise the European economy

If you think how we today produce and consume goods it is evident that the…

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Impressions from the Akzo Nobel Imagine Chemistry 2018 finals

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

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Growth by integrating bioeconomy and low-carbon economy

5.4.2018 Finland is already recognized as a leading country in bioeconomy. The results of VTT’s…

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Climate and the renewing of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy

9.2.2018 The bioeconomy is often viewed as a more sustainable form of economy, as it…

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Making of Tomorrow shows the way to the bioeconomy of the future

31.3.2017 VTT is making noise in the bioeconomy sector with its extensive Making of Tomorrow…

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New kind of HorsePower in energy generation

3.2.2016 Horse industry has talked about using horse manure in energy generation for years. Usually…

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Designing cellulose for the future

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

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Producing propane from cellulose with help of bacteria – iGEM competition

August 3, 2015 iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) is an international synthetic biology competition. Our…

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Bioeconomy in practise – from wood to wheels

5 Feb 2015 A bus is waiting in the front of The Ministry of Employment…

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Attitude and Prioritisation Needed in Finnish Bioeconomy

Jan 19, 2015 It is hoped that the bioeconomy will become a driver for Finnish…

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Finnish Bioeconomy – How to communicate the concept and opportunities?

December 8th 2014 Early October, during the biomass Chemistry lectures for the 20 odd international…

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