Bioeconomy research at VTT

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multitechnological applied research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services. We enhance our customers’ competitiveness, thereby creating prerequisites for society’s sustainable development, employment and wellbeing.

VTT’s multidisciplinary offering and extensive research infrastructure combines vital enabling technologies for research and scale-up throughout the whole bioeconomy value chain.  The research work at VTT focuses on biomass processing, industrial biotechnology, sustainable chemistry, bioenergy and materials sciences with the target to develop technologies for production of value-added and platform chemicals, biofuels, polymers and materials from renewable biomass resources.


Aalto University School of Chemical Engineering

School of Chemical Engineering centers its main activity at research and education in the science and technology of industrial conversion processes of renewable and non-renewable natural resources. At our school the focus in developing bioeconomy is in the research and development of chemicals, fuels, fibre products and materials from renewable biomass utilizing biotechnical, chemical and thermal processing technologies.

The School provides education in technology for M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduates who work in diverse positions in Finland's largest industrial sectors in chemical, biotechnology and forest industries. The research and teaching are supported by an extensive international academic and industrial cooperation network.