Tag: VTT

VTT models the use of surplus wind power’s roll in the circular economy

VTT models the use of surplus wind power’s roll in the circular economy

February 6, 2020 |

In Finland, the circular economy can utilize surplus wind power to improve profitability of the entire energy system. This was demonstrated by VTT’s new modelling tool that was used to calculate the effects of circular economy in Åland Islands, where the share of wind power is expected to increase rapidly in the next few years. […]

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Fish feed from forest and food side streams

Fish feed from forest and food side streams

November 16, 2019 |

In Finland, VTT’s deep-tech incubator teams come up with two solutions to meet the need for new sustainable fish feed. Enifer Bio’s solution is based on the use of dilute side streams from the agro- and forest industries, and Volare’s solution focuses on the valorisation of food-industry side streams. The forest industry previously produced large […]

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VTT runs 80 hour-long test on syngas conversion to FT products

VTT runs 80 hour-long test on syngas conversion to FT products

September 30, 2019 |

In Finland, production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues was successfully validated in the EU’s COMSYN project in September. The process performance was verified with bark in an 80 hour-long test run at VTT. The syngas conversion to Fischer-Tropsch (FT) products was conducted by IneraTec GmbH. The main focus of the test was to […]

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Production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues validated

Production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues validated

September 28, 2019 |

In Finland, the production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues was successfully validated in the EU’s COMSYN project. The process performance was verified with bark in an 80 hour-long test run at VTT. The syngas conversion to Fischer-Tropsch (FT) products was conducted by IneraTec GmbH. The main focus of the test was to study […]

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VTT says materials and chemicals the first commodities to be commercialized by carbon reuse

VTT says materials and chemicals the first commodities to be commercialized by carbon reuse

September 15, 2019 |

In Finland, VTT published a new report called “The Carbon Reuse Economy – Transforming CO2 from a pollutant into a resource” and presents its view on how carbon can be turned from a pollutant into a resource with a favorable impact on climate change. It is already possible to make food protein from CO2 and […]

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Neste and VTT strengthen their partnership through research investments

Neste and VTT strengthen their partnership through research investments

May 26, 2019 |

In Finland, Neste and VTT agreed on strategic cooperation which fosters the joint use and development of research infrastructures. The cooperation aims at strengthening Finnish expertise in bio and circular economy as well as developing cleaner fuel solutions. The strategic cooperation of Neste and VTT is based on two separate investment decisions for Finnish research […]

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VTT teams with Swedish R&D council on bio- and circular economy tests and demos

VTT teams with Swedish R&D council on bio- and circular economy tests and demos

May 6, 2019 |

In Sweden, a new agreement between VTT and RISE was signed May 6 is to establish a framework for collaboration in the field of bio- and circular economy test and demo infrastructures. The purpose is to create a comprehensive infrastructure portfolio for the benefit of their customers, and to plan future investments. Industrial renewal is […]

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VTT develops new gasification technique

VTT develops new gasification technique

January 15, 2019 |

In Finland, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a new technique based on gasification, which offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The new technique reduces carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 90 per cent compared to fossil fuels. […]

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VTT pilot uses big data to open forests up for sustainable use in the bioeconomy

VTT pilot uses big data to open forests up for sustainable use in the bioeconomy

January 10, 2019 |

In Finland, the whole of Europe is feverishly looking for new ways to use farm, forest and fishery resources more responsibly and sustainably and to promote the production of the best possible raw materials in order to increase the availability of food, energy and biomaterials. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, the Finnish Forest […]

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VTT partners on capturing big data and opening forest data for mobile apps

VTT partners on capturing big data and opening forest data for mobile apps

October 25, 2018 |

In Finland, the whole of Europe is feverishly looking for new ways to use farm, forest and fishery resources more responsibly and sustainably and to promote the production of the best possible raw materials in order to increase the availability of food, energy and biomaterials. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, the Finnish Forest […]

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