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29.2.2016 News

The best young researcher award to Sari Tuomikoski

Ph.D Sari Tuomikoski is nominated for the best young researcher award in the category of biomass.

12.1.2015 News

Tutli-project: Potato industry side streams - Separation of valuable proteins

Potato industry side streams - Separation of valuable proteins

17.12.2014 News

New business from plant-derived antibiotics

The researchers at the Department of Biology have discovered antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) from microbes of crowberry.

6.5.2014 News

EUR 1.1 bn investment to next-generation bio-product mill by Metsä Group

New next-generation bio-product mill is planned to be built to Äänekoski, Finland, by Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group.

11.4.2014 News

Bioeconomy concept today and tomorrow seminar

The BRC-OULU spring seminar, Bioeconomy concept today and tomorrow, was held 8th of April in University of Oulu (UOulu).

9.12.2013 News

Draft work programmes of H2020 for 2014-2015 published

Horizon 2020 framework program has been published preliminary documents on upcoming calls for research.

29.11.2013 News

Annual bioeconomy Doctoral Program seminar

BRC Oulu and its Bioeconomy Doctoral Program organized a Post-Graduate Seminar on November 28, 2013 with ca. 40 students and senior researchers present from BRC reseach groups.

7.11.2013 News

University of Oulu invests strongly to bioeconomy research infrastructure

The research council of the University of Oulu has granted a significant contribution to the advancement of bioeconomy-related research infrastructures.

5.11.2013 News

Government Report on the Future: well-being through sustainable growth

Government Report on the Future explores Finland’s long-term future challenges and opportunities, as well as outlines the Government’s common vision of the future we are seeking to

4.11.2013 News

Large Industrial Users of Biomass charted by Lappeenranta Univ. of technology

Researchers from Lappeenranta University of technology have compiled a report to obtain a global overview of the biomass use in industrial and transport sectors and to compose lists of the largest

1.11.2013 News

Call for European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials published

the Call for Commitments of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials has been published today and will remain open until 31 January 201

29.10.2013 News

A Finnish Horizon - as seen by European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science

Finland was the second EU member state to officially launch Horizon 2020.

28.10.2013 News

BRC-Oulu and the University of Oulu join the A.Spire and Bio-based Industries Consortium

The University of Oulu and BRC-Oulu community have joined to two major public-private partnerships that team up with European Commission to advance the industrial beneficiation of  bioeconomy and s

28.10.2013 News

US Agriculture Secretary: $181 million to Develop Advanced Biofuels

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the availability of 181 million US dollars to develop commercial-scale biorefineries or retrofit existing facilities with appropriate technology t

26.10.2013 News

Biotaloudesta luonnontieteiden ja teknologian opetuksen kansallisessa verkkoportaalissa

Luonnontieteiden, matematiikan, tietotekniikan ja teknologian opetuksen kansallinen verkkoportaali LUMA Sanomat selittää

24.10.2013 News

Renewable fuels boost Neste Oil in 2013

Neste Oil, a refining and marketing company concentrating on traffic fuels, upgrades its 2013 guidance.

23.10.2013 News

Chempolis and ONGC team up for production of cellulosic ethanol and biochemicals from non-food biomass in India

Chempolis Ltd, a Finland based biorefining technology corporation today signed MoU with ONGC, India’s leading oil & gas exploration company.

20.10.2013 News

Biomaterials and composites seminar held jointly by U.Oulu and LTU on Oct 18th

The second biomaterials and composites seminar between University of Oulu and Lulea University of Technology was held in Hotelli-Ravintola Lasaretti on Friday 18th October.

15.10.2013 News

Natural Resources Institute Finland starts operations from 1 January 2015

MTT Agrifood Research Finland, the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla), the Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute (RKTL) and the statistical

15.10.2013 News

Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production could revolutionize alternative energy market

A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any plant, a breakthrough that has the potential to bring a low-cost, environmentally friendly

11.10.2013 News

Bioeconomy; significant opportunity for the EU

Jukka Kantola, M.Sc/eMBA, the chairman of NISCluster Ltd has published a short paper in the September 2013 issue of Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Journal depicting the importance of bioecono