VTT expands pilot center

June 29th, 2017 / By: / Industry News, News

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is expanding the operation of the Bioruukki pilot center from thermochemistry to novel ways of biomass utilization, recycling of textile fibers and green chemistry technologies. Located in Espoo, the pilot center will develop into a new kind of an ecosystem, welcoming companies and research organizations to develop their ideas towards industrial-scale production. The world markets for bioeconomy and circular economy products and technologies are growing. Understanding that new innovations are created at the interfaces between traditional sectors, VTT wants to offer its partners an environment and its expertise for the development of new competitive products and processes. At Bioruukki, VTT combines different pilot environments into an entity that serves value chains at various stages of development. Combining various pilot projects makes the expensive pilot stage faster and more efficient.

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