Tag: VTT

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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VTT researchers team with partners to accelerate European bioeconomy

VTT researchers team with partners to accelerate European bioeconomy

October 15, 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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VTT developing microbes that break down plastic waste

VTT developing microbes that break down plastic waste

September 6, 2018 |

In Finland, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is helping to solve the global plastic waste problem. VTT develops in a project called PlastBug a mobile container unit to remove plastic waste from ocean areas, in order to create a safe living environment. The aim is to develop a small, container-based factory that can be […]

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Aalto University and VTT team on bioeconomy flagship program

Aalto University and VTT team on bioeconomy flagship program

August 30, 2018 |

In Finland, Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland signed a collaboration agreement on the CERES flagship program and took a concrete step towards a joint innovation ecosystem in the field of bioeconomy. The aim is to develop materials from renewable resources in order to safeguard a sustainable future. The Academy of Finland […]

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