Materials

Documents

Development paths for biomass utilization (pdf)

Final Report – Tekes Programme Report 7/2012 (pdf)

Newsletters

BioRefineNews 2/2011

BioRefine News 1/2010

BioRefine News 2009

International cooperation

Alan W. Rudie, State of the Art in Biorefinery in Finland and the United States, 2008. Published in 2009.

Mapping the opportunities – Cleantech USA. Finpro USA. December 2009. (pdf)

Yearbooks and reports

Yearbook 2011 – Tekes Review 284/2011

Yearbook 2010 (pdf)

Yearbook 2009 (pdf)

Yearbook 2008 (pdf)

Presentation material

BioRefine leaflet (pdf)

Seminars

Year 2012

Seminar: Bioenergy and biorefineries in Canada – R&D and market landscape 31.5.2012, Tekes, Helsinki

Biorefineries and bioenergy in Canada – cooperation possibilities for Finnish companies and research organisations (pdf)
David Bressler, BCN Biorefining Conversons Network

Opportunities in the Canadian Renewable Energy Sector (pdf)
MBA Team from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Final Seminar 2012

BioRefine and Water – Paving the Way for Bioeconomy

Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, 26.-27.11.2012
Presentations 
Webcast

Annual Seminar 2011

BioRefine Annual Seminar 2011 "Towards sustainable bioeconomy by cooperation"

Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland
2nd November 2011

New business opportunities for biomass in future

Opening & BioRefine Programme update (pdf)
Tuula Savola, Tekes

Status of EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan and plans for Horizon 2020 – the future EU funding programme for research and innovation (pdf)
Jukka Leppälahti, Tekes

New Energy Solutions from Biosciences – Programmes and Activities of Energy Biosciences Institute (pdf)
Susan Jenkins, Energy Biosciences Institute at UC Berkeley, The USA

Biomass-based chemicals – business opportunities and market development (pdf)
Janne Rantala, Arizona Chemical

ClusterTech – Future technologies of forest, energy and chemical industries (pdf)
Markku Karlsson, UPM

Sustainability of biomass use: legislation, research and practice

Finnish law proposal on sustainability of biofuels and bioliquids (pdf)
Anja Liukko, Ministry of Employment and the Economy

Major challenges in climate impact assessment – Value chain or system perspective? (pdf)
Sampo Soimakallio, Kim Pingoud, VTT, Antti Simola, VATT

Responding the sustainability challenges at company level (pdf)
Simo Honkanen, Neste Oil

On sustainability and biorefinery feedstock hierarchy (pdf)
Timo Heikka, Stora Enso

What are important environmental impact categories? – The results of an expert inquiry (pdf)
Riina Antikainen, SYKE

Sustainable use of biomass – recent viewpoints from research community (pdf)
Margareta Wihersaari, JYU

Verkottumalla parempiin biomassaratkaisuihin

Metsäklusteri Oy:n FuBio-ohjelma – uudenlaista kumppanuutta (pdf)
Niklas von Weymarn, VTT

Aldiga – yhteistyöllä levästä bioenergiaa (pdf)
Mona Arnold, VTT

Tutkimushankkeista liiketoimintaa pk-yritykselle (pdf)
Mika Laine, Envor Group

Eurostars – rahoitusta kansainvälistyville pk-yrityksille (pdf)
Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä, Tekes

Jätteistä raaka-aineita ja energiaa – kokemuksia EU-projekteista (pdf)
Janne Hannula, Lassila&Tikanoja

BIOCHEM-hanke pk-yritysten verkottumiseen ja uudistumiseen (pdf)
Anna Saarentaus, Pöyry Management Consulting Oy

Annual seminar 2010

BioRefine & FuBio Annual Seminar 2010

Tuesday 30.11.2010

Highlights of the Tekes BioRefine – New Biomass Products programme (pdf)
Tuula Savola, Tekes & Tuula Mäkinen, VTT

Tekes SymBio – Industrial Biotechnology 2006–2011: Highlights (pdf)
Tanja Dowe, Innomedica

Evaluation of national renewable energy action plans – Biomass availability and bioenergy targets (pdf)
Jean-Marc Jossart, AEBIOM

European Industrial Bioenergy Initiative (EIBI) (pdf)
Henrik Erämetsä, Neste Oil

Biorefineries for a Biobased Economy in the Netherlands (pdf)
Kees W. Kwant, Agency of the Netherlands

The Lead Market Initiative on Bio-based products (pdf)
Jasmiina Laurmaa, EuropaBio

Towards solar fuels (pdf)
Eva-Mari Aro, University of Turku