New €3.8 million SuperBIO project to support industrial innovation within the EU bioeconomy

SuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the EU Horizon2020 funding programme. The € 3.8 million project supports the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy. It therefore engages with the EU bio-based business community.

Innventia starts project on 3D-printed prostheses based on forest raw materials

Vinnova has granted funding to Innventia for the AMPOFORM project. Together with four other companies, Innventia will develop technical solutions for printing 3D prostheses manufactured from forest raw materials.

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Valmet included in CDP's Climate A list for climate change actions

Valmet has been recognized for its actions and strategy to mitigate climate change and awarded a position on the 2016 Climate A List by CDP, the international not-for-profit organization that promotes sustainability.

Metso has set sustainability targets for its own operations for the years 2016-2018

Metso has revised its sustainability strategy and set targets related to its own approach to sustainability for the years 2016-2018. Our revised sustainability strategy consists of four focus areas, and all of them have measurable sub-categories concerning the company's own operations.

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VTT is seeking a carbon capture technology for Finnish power and heat production plants

The first pilots were implemented, using wood pellets, at VTT's Bioruukki and the results are promising. Finland is well on its way to achieving the 2020 climate goals, but it is already clear that the goals for 2050 are impossible to attain without major changes in energy production and other industries.

UPM partners with NGOs and green think-tanks to drive sustainable low carbon fuels

ENGOs, think-tanks and the advanced biofuel industry have been collaborating on defining policy boundaries for European fuels policy that recognises the need to safeguard sustainability while stimulating investments into a truly sustainable advanced biofuels industry.

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