Funding granted for the year 2021

FINPOWDER: DESIGN OF SPRAY DRIED POWDERS FROM FINNISH WILD BERRIES TO PROTECT BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS FOR HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE DIET USING WOOD-BASED CELLULOSES AND HEMICELLULOSES, EUR 52 900,00
The responsible leader in the project is Doctoral Researcher Ho Minh Thao from the University of Helsinki
The project researcher will be Doctoral student Abedalghani Halahlah from the University of Helsinki.

SMART ASSEMBLY OF WOOD POLYMERS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE BIOCOMPOSITES, EUR 51 591,00
The responsible leader in the project is Professor Monika Österberg from Aalto University.
The project researcher will be appointed at a later stage.

BIOHAJOAVAT SELLULOOSATEKSTIILI-KOMPOSIITTIMATERIAALIT, EUR 54 280,00
The responsible leader in the project is Assistant Professor Antti Haapala from the University of Eastern Finland.
The project researcher will be appointed at a later stage.

NEW GENERATION OF LOW ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS FROM FOREST PRODUCTS, EUR 54 700,00
The responsible leader in the project is Doctor Phiri Josphat from Aalto University.
The project researcher is Doctor Phiri Josphat.

 

The total value of grant funding awarded in 2020 was 213 471,00 euro.

Funding granted for the year 2020

DETAILED SOLUTION CHEMISTRY OF FLOTATION CIRCUITS IN NORDIC CONDITIONS, EUR 53, 344.00
The responsible leader in the project is Dr. Daniel K. Lindberg
The project researcher is Doctoral student David Sibarani

FROM FOREST INDUSTRY WASTE STREAMS TO NEW URETHANES AND POLYURETHANES: VALUE FROM LIGNIN DEGRADATION, EUR 49,375.00
The responsible leaders in the project are Prof. Reko Leino, Dr. Risto Savela and Dr. Patrik Eklund
The project researcher is Doctoral student Veronika Badazhkova

COMPARING THE IMPACT OF CONTINUOUS COVER FOREST MANAGEMENT AND ROTATION FOREST MANAGEMENT ON LONG-TERM SOIL CARBON STORAGE,  EUR 54,235.00
The responsible leaders in the project are Assistant Professor Kristiina Karhu, Prof. Eeva-Stiina Tuittila and Prof. Heljä-Sisko Helmisaari
The project researcher is  Doctoral student Eva-Maria Roth

The total value of grant funding awarded in 2020 was EUR 156, 954.00

 

Funding granted for the year 2019

DEVELOPMENT AND MODIFICATION OF SCANDIUM PRODUCTION PROCESS (SKATUMO), EUR 49,968.00
The responsible leaders in the project are Prof. Timo Fabritius (Metallurgy), Prof. Saija Luukkanen (Mineral Processing) and Prof. Ulla Lassi (Hydrometallurgy).
The project researcher is M.Sc. Rita Kallio.

BOOSTING THE USE OF FAST-GROWING ASPEN: GREEN SOURCE OF HIGH-ADDED VALUE CHEMICALS AND ENERGY (BoostA), EUR 50,000.00
The responsible project leader is Senior Scientist Tuula Jyske, D.Sc. (Agr. & For.), Docent.
The project researcher is Research Scientist Pasi Korkalo, M.Sc. (Chemistry).

NEW METHODS FOR PURE RARE EARTHS (PuREE,) EUR 44,192.00
The responsible leaders in the project are Prof. Tuomo Sainio and Dr. Sami Virolainen.
The project researcher is M.Sc. Santeri Kurkinen.

The total value of grant funding awarded in 2019 was 144,160.00 euro.