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Smart Bioeconomy documentary series: Science news for junior high school and high school students

ChemistryBlog

The world needs scientists and engineers – now more than ever. Tackling climate change will…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 8: Capturing microplastics with nanocellulose

ChemistryBlog

Research scientist Ilona Leppänen at VTT Finland has developed a solution to the microplastics problem…

10 policy recommendations for EU member states to build their national bioeconomy policies

BioeconomyBlog

Ten policy recommendations are used to incentivize EU member countries to build their national bioeconomy…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 7: New super material inspired by mantis shrimp club

ChemistryBlog
Nanokomposiitista valmistettu valkoinen hammaskruunu.

VTT researcher Dr. Pezhman Mohammadi and his research group have developed a new type of…

Meet the Scientists of the Future Bioeconomy part 6: Bio-based coating for wood

ChemistryBlog
Brown lignin powder and water in a transparent glass.

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
Light brown synthetic leather in a transparent Petri dish.

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
Electrospinning of a biosynthetic spidersilk.

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
Mikrobeja tutkitaan petrimaljassa.

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
Interior image of Tuupala Wood School.

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

Bioeconomy promoting rural development in Europe

BioeconomyBlog
Lavender field.

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 products.

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
SHopping cart on a grass with daisies.

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)…