On the 2nd of October Gaia Consulting launched the Gaia Biorefiner, a service that screens the environmental sustainability of bioeconomy innova
It is the time to apply for Paper Engineers' Association's scholarships! The application period ends on October 15th.
On 20th September 2013 the European Commission adopted a new EU Forest Strategy which responds to the new challenges facing forests and the forest sector.
Lappi Timber Oy and Keitele Engineered Wood Oy from Keitele Group invest EUR 32 million to a totally new wood-product factory in Kemijärvi that should operate by the end of 2014.
Horisontti 2020 -ohjelman kansalliset yhteyshenkilöt, syksyn varjokomiteoiden jäsenet ja varjokomiteoiden aikataulu on julkistettu
University of Oulu has been accepted as Associate Member to the international non-profit association “Bio-based Industries Consortium” (BIC).
Today BRC-OULU hosted a Science Day event on topics of practical papermaking and nanocelluloses. Over 110 eager students from Oulu schools visited the workshop during the day.
The European Commission has just published a new, four page leaflet giving a quick introduction to the EU Bioeconomy. Written in an accessible style it is aimed at a wide audience.
Locally operating and easily copied novel practices to utilize biomass in value networks of forestry, bioenergy and environmental technologies is forecasted to create several hundreds of new jobs a
Lignin is a polymer that lends its sturdy properties to wood and makes plant cell walls tougher, which creates problems for chemists converting cellulosic p
Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 32 million in building a world-class biorefinery at Sunila Mill in Finland, which will reduce the CO2 emissions of the mill by replacing up to
Brussels, 10 July 2013 – The Biobased Industries Consortium (BIC), a cross sector group of 48 large and small companies, has joined forces with the European Commission to
Dissertation on Priming capacities of endophytic Methylobacterium sp. on potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)
Academic dissertation of Pavlo Ardanov titled Priming capacities of endophytic Methylobacterium sp.
Researcher work at Fibre and particle engineering does not slow down during summer vacation, thanks to our research exchange personnel that have arrived from Iran, India, France and Germany.
Synthetic, oil-based materials are commonly used as water treatment chemicals in several industrial fields such as mining, papermaking, and the food industry.
The BRC-OULU group of Organic material chemistry has during the recent years focused on synthesis of small molecule light and electro active organic compounds and the
The PhD thesis of Maiju Hietala published in late 2012 studied the processing of biocomposite materials using twin-screw extrusion technique.
Academic dissertation of Audrey Hernoux-Villière titled "Catalytic depolymerisation of starch-based industrial waste : use of non-conventional a
Bioprocess engineering laboratory has succeeded in recoverin