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VTT records good results in 2021

 April 13, 2022

VTT’s results for the second year of the pandemic were excellent both financially and in terms of the impact of its operations.

Comparable information on carbon sequestration in forests

 December 17, 2021

The Forest Flux service, which has been developed under VTT’s leadership and utilises field surveying and satellite images, provides accurate and comparable information on the ability of forests to bind carbon. In the next few years, the information will increasingly be needed by all forestry actors as well as by governments, climate researchers and carbon trading professionals.

VTT develops new innovation on forest resource information

 November 6, 2020

Forest is one of the major and prime assets in the world. This is among the most diverse and widespread ecosystems on earth. Therefore, information is increasingly needed on the treatment of forests and on their role as a source …

VTT and 52 companies cooperates to reduce plastic usage with natural fibres

 April 16, 2020

Rapid increase in the use of plastic is affecting the natural balance, hence companies came together to introduce alternative materials and offer support in a responsible way. Materials based on natural fibres are an interesting alternative to replace fossil-derived plastics. …

VTT develops environment friendly plastic-like packaging material

 April 8, 2020

In the midst of growing competition in the woodworking and manufacturing sector, the demand for alternative material such as plastic like packaging materials is growing at a steady pace. Packaging materials are durable and hence preferred as these are environment …

Innovative technology to increase man-made cellulose fibre

 June 18, 2019

Innovative sustainable technologies for wood-to -textile value chain accelerate production of man-made cellulose fibres in Europe. GRETE, the Green chemicals and technologies for the wood-to-textile value chain project, has been granted EUR 2.6 million by the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking …

VTT develops a new way to turn forestry waste into transport fuels

 January 18, 2019

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a new technique based on gasification, which offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The new technique …

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