Tag: wood

At the forefront of the textile revolution – Finnish biomaterials startup presents a new, more sustainable textile fiber

ChemistryCase

The rapidly evolving field of sustainable textile fibers has a new player. Aalto University’s spin-off…

Making sustainable car batteries from wood

Wood and forestCase

What if you could replace graphitic carbon in lithium-ion batteries with something more sustainable? Something…

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

ChemistryCase
Birch leaf.

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
Woodio design basin.

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

Accommodation concept for the demands of ecological and experiential nature tourism

Ecosystem servicesCase
Accommodation in winter forest with northern lights in the background.

Vuolas accommodation combines the best features of cottage life, hotel nights, and staying in the…

Wood – a material that can transform the construction sector?

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

A wooden telecommunication mast is aesthetic and ecologic

Wood and forestCase
Traffic and in the background wooden telecommunication mast.

EcoTelligent Ltd has brought a new wooden ECOPOL-telecommunication mast to the market. With its low-carbon…

Publication: Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges

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Wood based bioeconomy solving global challenges.

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
Round soap case.

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

Making of Tomorrow: Renewal from Biomaterials

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Man pointing a biopackage to a girl in a food store. Picture from video.

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

VTT hosted a Hackathon to find new Bioeconomy Solutions

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Hackathon group photo.

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is exploring different ways in which to collaborate and…

The Forest Academy increases Finnish decision makers’ awareness of forests

Wood and forestCase
Forest academy participants on rocky forested hill.

The forest is Finland’s most important natural resource. To maximise the potential of this renewable…

Stora Enso aims to boost wood construction with new building solutions

Wood and forestCase
Ilustration of light wooden apartment house.

Stora Enso has launched a new concept, Building Systems by Stora Enso, to support the…

Intelligent wooden cladding products

Wood and forestCase
Haptic wooden surfaces.

Haptic combines Finnish wooden interior design and technological know-how with its new solution that brings…

Finnish spruce produces protective and nurturing ingredients also for human health

Wood and forestCase
An axe on a tree trunk.

Repolar Pharmaceuticals Ltd develops and manufactures products based on resin of a spruce tree. The…

Yarn from wood for textile industry with Spinnova’s innovative technology

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Pulp yarn.

With Spinnova’s new technology it’s possible to produce yarn from pulp without any harmful chemicals.…