bioeconomy

  • Europe has the solutions for moving towards bioeconomy – the question is how to implement them

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    The message from the European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 conference in Helsinki was that by now we have enough research and development to start upscaling bioeconomy. The most challenging task is, however, to engage the people at large, the consumers and the various European regions in the change. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • Point of view: Finnish political parties play climate bingo with years – party programmes contain unexpected standpoints on forestry issues

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Prior to parliamentary elections in April, all Finnish political parties take a positive stand on promoting forest bioeconomy. Political debate may bring clarity to some views, though at worst the stands expressed by one and the same party actually contradict each other, writes Hannes Mäntyranta in his Point of view article. / Finnish Forest
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  • Tomas Larsson appointed Adjunct Professor

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Tomas Larsson, Senior Scientist in Cellulose science at RISE Bioeconomy, has been appointed Adjunct Professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. His experience and profound expertise has over the years resulted in new knowledge and new insights in the area of cellulose structure. These merits, among other things, led to him being awarded the Ekman Medallion in 2017 by SPCI. / RISE
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  • RISE researcher receives half a million for the production of fossil-free aerogels

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    Fernando Alvarado at RISE Bioeconomy is awarded this year's Skills Prize from the Gunnar Sundblad Research Foundation. The award of SEK 500,000 will be used to initiate a Swedish research platform for cellulose-based aerogel particles that can, among other things, replace traditional absorbents, thickeners and microplastics. The prize will be awarded by HMK Carl XVI Gustaf on 17 April 2018, during the Forestry Week in Stockholm. / RISE
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  • Award to Circular textile paper project

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Archana Ashok was awarded the Bo Rydin Foundation for Scientific Research grant for Best Master’s Thesis Project 2017. Her project “Textile paper as a circular material” was carried out within the transdisciplinary TechMark Arena master students’ academy at RISE Bioeconomy division. / RISE
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  • TechMark Arena 2017 gets under way

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Innventia’s popular academy for Master’s students is continuing in RISE and division Bioeconomy. A new round is now getting under way with a focus on the circular economy. / RISE
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  • Minding the future. Bioeconomy in a changing Nordic reality.

    Etiketter: Woodfuels
    During Iceland´s chairmanship of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2014 Iceland decided to put focus on the bioeconomy and developed a priority program called NordBio (Nordic bioeconomy initiative). NordBio is a three-year program (2014-2016) where a broad group of Nordic bioeconomy experts are pooling their efforts in working on several projects promoting sustainable utilisation of the living natural resources, taking into account and integrating social, economic and environmental aspects. / Nordgen
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  • Roadmaps toward the future bioeconomy

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) present eight complementary roadmaps 2015-2025 for how to reach the future bioeconomy in which the forest industries and agriculture all have a vital role to play. / Innventia
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