VTT re-thinking collection and handling of polystyrene

September 17, 2020

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and its research and business partners have launched a two-year project exploring ways to increase the recycling of polystyrene into material for other plastics and chemicals.

Aalto and Fortum to build emission-free premises

August 27, 2020

Fortum and Aalto University have joined forces to turn a 10-building block owned by the university emissions-free and virtually self-sufficient with an energy solution that is unprecedented on the world stage.

Finland puts sustainability top of the agenda

July 28, 2020

With its green mindset and world-class research environment, Finland is generating sustainable solutions for various industries and fields of life.

Fiskars and Fortum join hands on hands-free handle

June 17, 2020

Finnish companies Fiskars and Fortum have announced a collaboration to launch the commercial production and international sales of a handle that prevents the spread of the novel coronavirus and other infectious diseases by allowing people to open doors with their arm.

Accelerator to help plant seed for sustainable food systems

June 16, 2020

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has selected 10 agricultural and food technology startups for FAN Nordic Hub, a Helsinki-based accelerator programme created in partnership with Valio and the University of Helsinki.

VTT boosts EU’s self-sufficiency in critical metals

June 10, 2020

A VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland-coordinated EU project has demonstrated that critical and economically significant metals such as cobalt, nickel and zinc can be recovered profitably from low-grade ores and metal refining waste.

Finnish startup scene puts change into high gear during pandemic

June 9, 2020

The “most attractive startup scene in Europe” has come a long way from the previous economic downturn. But how many punches can it take and live to tell the tale amid the COVID-19 pandemic?

DAILY BRIEF: 29 January 2020

January 29, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Isku, Spinnova and Fortum make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: 27 January 2020

January 27, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Kotkamills, Nokia, Metso and Valpas make headlines.

Five for Friday: World Circular Economy Forum

June 7, 2019

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.

VTT awarded for bio-based packaging solution

January 25, 2018

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been awarded 200 000 US dollars by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for its packaging solution made of cellulose.