The daily brief: 12 June 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Naava, Framery, inauguration of Nordics’ largest LNG terminal, and Google’s new tech training hub in Helsinki make headlines.
Five for Friday: World Circular Economy Forum
The third annual World Circular Economy Forum took place in Helsinki this week. Check out these five companies that are closing the loop on sustainable solutions.
The daily brief: 6 June 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Neste, Neverthink and Nokia make headlines.
VTT finds use for forestry byproducts in transport
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sustainable solution to turn biomass waste from forestry into heat, biofuels and chemicals.
Finnish scientific innovation recognised in Israel
Dr. Lars Peter Lindfors and his team have been awarded the Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation.
UPM Biofuels wins ‘energy Oscar’ in the Big Apple
Finnish company UPM Biofuels has been recognised for its bioenergy industry leadership at the 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards in New York City.
St1 inks MoA for Thai bioethanol pilot project
Finnish energy company St1 has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ubon Bio Ethanol to launch a pilot project of the production of bioethanol from cassava waste.
VTT farms raw materials from biogas
VTT Technical Centre of Finland has developed a way in which to convert even small sources of methane-rich biogas, found on farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants, into raw material that can be used for protein-rich food, feed or bioplastic.
Inray lands funding to boost bioenergy production
The European Commission has awarded Inray a 1.2 million-euro grant for demonstrating a system for enhancing the efficiency of bioenergy production.
Finnish Neste powers cities in California
The City of Carlsbad joins the cities of San Francisco, Oakland and Walnut Creek, in moving to Neste Renewable Diesel.