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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…

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…

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…

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…

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

BioeconomyBlog

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

European Bioeconomy Network

BioeconomyBlog

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

Vision for the Central and Eastern European sustainable bioeconomies

BioeconomyBlog

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

The key to sustainable growth lies in the oceans

BioeconomyBlog

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

Growth of marine wind power to boost fish farming

Fish and watersBlog

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

Private capital – solution to global challenges?

Fish and watersBlog

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