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2019

A circular economy for plastics: Insights from research and innovation to inform policy and funding decisions

Crippa, M., De Wilde, B., Koopmans, R., Leyssens, J., Linder, M., Muncke, J., Ritschkoff, A-C., Van Doorsselaer, K., Velis, C. & Wagner, M., 4 Mar 2019, European Commission EC. 244 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
innovation
plastic
recycling
environmental economics
transparency
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
350 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File

Drying woody biomass in a solar enhanced convective dryer

Raitila, J. & Tsupari, E., 2 May 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 23 p. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-6586-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Driers (materials)
Drying
Biomass
Wood
Energy storage
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Abrasion
Wear of materials
Composite materials
Polymers
Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes
Open Access
Gasification
Biomass
Fluidized beds
Steam
District heating
37 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Industry
Metallurgy
Industrial applications

Monitoring at Olkiluoto in 2017, Hydrogeochemistry

Vuorio, M., Lamminmäki, T., Pitkänen, P., Penttinen, T., Tiensuu, K., Komulainen, J., Wendling, L., Yli-Rantala, E., Partamies, S. & Ahokas, T., 26 Jun 2019, Posiva . 348 p. (Working Report; No. 2018-44).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Nefopam
atrinositol
tyramine-deoxysorbitol
tissue-factor-pathway inhibitor 2
6 Downloads (Pure)

Puusta pidemmälle: Määrästä arvoon

Keränen, J. T., Immonen, K., Lehmonen, J., Venetjoki, P., Roine, S., Fontell, P. & Raudaskoski, A., 15 Oct 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 134 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
Anadelphia

Replacing Coal used in Steelmaking with Biocarbon from Forest Industry Side Streams

Hakala, J., Kangas, P., Penttilä, K., Alarotu, M., Björnström, M. & Koukkari, P., 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 141 p. (VTT Technology; No. 351).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Steelmaking
Coal
Industry
Blast furnaces
Steel

Report on the economic assessment of substitution trajectories

Karhu, M., Bacher, J., Yli-Rantala, E., Huttunen-Saarivirta, E., Nieves Cordones, P., Martel Martin, S. & del Corte Sanz, M., 26 Feb 2019, European Union. 108 p. (SCRREEN deliverable; No. D5.3).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
substitution
value chain
economics
economy
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Open Access
bioenergy
turnover
market
industry
biofuel
69 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
235 Downloads (Pure)

Tekstiilimateriaalien soveltuvuus kierrätykseen

Kamppuri, T., Heikkilä, P., Pitkänen, M., Saarimäki, E., Cura, K., Zitting, J., Knuutila, H. & Mäkiö, I., 6 May 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 37 p. (VTT Tutkimusraportti; No. VTT-R-0091-19).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
301 Downloads (Pure)

Telaketju: Towards Circularity of Textiles

Heikkilä, P. (ed.), Cura, K., Heikkilä, J., Hinkka, V., Ikonen, T., Kamppuri, T., Knuutila, H., Kokko, M., Lankiniemi, S., Lehtinen, L., Mäkiö, I., Pitkänen, M. (ed.), Saarimäki, E., Virta, M., Zitting, J. & Harlin, A., 13 May 2019, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 117 p. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-00062-19).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
Textiles
Industry
Recycling
Ecosystems
Sustainable development
231 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
108 Downloads (Pure)

Tunnistusteknologiat tekstiilien kierrätyksessä

Kamppuri, T., Heikkilä, P., Pitkänen, M., Hinkka, V., Viitala, J., Cura, K., Zitting, J., Lahtinen, T., Knuutila, H. & Lehtinen, L., 6 May 2019, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 26 p. (VTT Tutkimusraportti; No. VTT-R-00092-19).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
2018

Bioenergy from Finnish forests: Sustainable, efficient, modern use of wood

Alakangas, E., Lindroos, T. J., Koljonen, T. & Skeer, J., 2018, 36 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Wood
Cogeneration plants
District heating
Biomass
Hot Temperature

Bits and biomass: A roadmap to the digitalisation-empowered bioeconomy

Leinonen, A. (ed.), Åkerman, M. (ed.), Kruus, K. (ed.), Asikainen, A. (ed.), Muhonen, T. (ed.), Kohl, J. (ed.), Ala-Ilomäki, J., Arvas, M., Backman, J., Hantula, J., Häme, T., Isto, P., Kangas, A., Lantto, R., Nieminen, K., Nordlund, E., Pastell, M., Peltola, R., Pesonen, L., Pitkänen, J-P. & 7 others, Piri, T., Pusenius, J., Seisto, A., Suomi, P., Utriainen, M., Viiri, H. & Väätäinen, K., 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 51 p. (VTT Visions; No. 12).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Natural resources
Biomass
Raw materials
Production control
Transparency
Open Access
supply chain
cellulose
value added
industry
dissolving pulp

Circular Economy and zero waste aspects and business models of production

Karhu, M., Kotnis, J., Yang, Y., Menger, P., Garcia Uriarte, A., Kaunisto, K., Huttunen-Saarivirta, E., Yli-Rantala, E., Sundqvist Ökvist, L., Hu, X., Retegan, T., Gonzáles-Moya, M., Samouhos, M., Taxiarchou, M., Drzazga, M. & Niedbala, J., 6 May 2018, European Union. 208 p. (SCRREEN deliverable; No. D4.3).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Industry
Energy efficiency
Toxicity
Raw materials
Processing

Designing cellulose for the future: Design-driven value chains in the world of cellulose (DWoC) 2013-2018

Kataja, K. (ed.) & Kääriäinen, P. (ed.), 31 Jul 2018, Helsinki.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Cellulose
Ecosystems
Engineers
Industry

From biomass to value-added furan-based platform chemicals: FURCHEM and CatBio roadmap

Nurmi, L., Jaatinen, S., Saleem, F., Asikainen, M., Kalliola, A., Hult Mori, E-L., Karinen, R., Lehtonen, J., Linnekoski, J. & Murzin, D., Mar 2018, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 80 p. (VTT Technology; No. 326).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Biomass
Sugars
Industry
Furfural
Acids
Open Access
food industry
agriculture
carbon
chemical industry
bioenergy

Industrial and mine water chemistry: Advanced aqueous database for modelling industrial processes

Pajarre, R., Koukkari, P. & Kangas, P., Jan 2018, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 85 p. (VTT Technology; No. 321).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
water chemistry
neutralization
modeling
solubility
aqueous solution

Innovation Scout -VTT

Mikkonen, P., Kallio, K., Kazi, S., Uotila, J., Orko, I., Perttula, M., Hämäläinen, T., Kuusisto, O. & Hyytinen, K-M., 28 Apr 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 36 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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Lähienergialla omavaraisuuteen: polttokokeet ja hakkeen aurinkokuivaus

Translated title of the contribution: Energy self-sufficiency by local energy sources: combustion experiments and solar enhanced dryingRaitila, J., Tsupari, E. & Hurskainen, M., 4 Dec 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 47 p. (VTT Asiakasraportti; No. VTT-CR-00413-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
62 Downloads (Pure)

Long-term experiment with compacted bentonite

Vikman, M. (ed.), Matusewicz, M., Sohlberg, E., Miettinen, H., Järvinen, J., Itälä, A., Rajala, P., Raulio, M., Itävaara, M., Muurinen, A., Tiljander, M. & Olin, M., 18 Jun 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 36 p. (VTT Technology; No. 332).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
bentonite
copper
oxic conditions
experiment
long-term experiment
Open Access
Economics
Academic research
Nordic
Wood

Olive residue pelleting

Raitila, J. & Korpijärvi, K., 17 Sep 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 11 p. (VTT Customer Report; No. VTT-CR-04026-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Pelletizing
Raw materials
Olive Oil

Plastic Waste Markets: Overcoming barriers to better resource utilisation

McKinnon, D., Bakas, I., Herczeg, M., Blikra Vea, E., Busch, N., Christensen, L. H., Christensen, C., Damgaard, C. K., Milios, L., Punkkinen, H. & Wahlström, M., 29 May 2018, Nordic Council of Ministers. 82 p. (TemaNord, Vol. 525).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
plastic waste
plastic
market
manufacturing
resource utilisation

Policy Brief: Plastic Waste Markets: Overcoming barriers to better resource utilisation

McKinnon, D., Bakas, I., Herczeg, M., Blikra Vea, E., Busch, N., Christensen, L. H., Christensen, C., Damgaard, C. K., Milios, L., Punkkinen, H. & Wahlström, M., 2 May 2018, Nordic Council of Ministers. 23 p. (ANP – Andre Nordiske Publikationer; No. 760).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
plastic waste
market
plastic
policy
resource utilisation

Polttopuun kuivaus hakelämpölaitoksen lämpöenergialla

Raitila, J. & Virkkunen, M., 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 23 p. (VTT Asiakasraportti; No. VTT-CR-00287-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Production Technologies of CRM from Primary Resources

Yang, J., Hu, X., Sundqvist, L., Eriksson, J., Yli-Rantala, E., Bacher, J., Drzazga, M. & Retegan, T., 31 Jan 2018, European Union. 267 p. (SCRREEN deliverables, Vol. D4.1).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
sheet flow
tailings
mineral
resource

Production technologies of CRM from secondary resources: SCRREEN D4.2

Sundqvist Ökvist, L., Hu, X., Eriksson, J., Kotnis, J., Yang, Y., Yli-Rantala, E., Bacher, J., Punkkinen, H., Retegan, T., González Moya, M. & Drzazga, M., 31 Jan 2018, European Union. 186 p. (SCRREEN deliverable; No. D4.2).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
resource

Selvitys puunhuollon muuttuviin tarpeisiin vastaavien koneketjujen ja metsänhoidon kehittämisestä

Raitila, J., Kokkonen, P., Lehtinen, H., Tukeva, P., Kortelainen, H., Haapalainen, M., Linnekoski, J. & Pasonen, R., 15 Oct 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 27 p. (VTT Selvitys; No. VTT-M-05053-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
Open Access
climate effect
carbon
environmental impact
carbon footprint
methodology
205 Downloads (Pure)

The Relooping Fashion Initiative

Heikkilä, P. (ed.), Fontell, P., Kamppuri, T., Mensonen, A., Määttänen, M., Pitkänen, M., Raudaskoski, A., Vehmas, K., Vehviläinen, M. & Harlin, A., 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 73 p. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-01703-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
recycling
ecosystem
cotton
communication
carbamate (ester)

Towards a resilient society with smart water solutions

Arnold, M., Poussa, L., Ritschkoff, A-C., Soininen, J-P. & Wendling, L., 24 May 2018, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 10 p. (VTT Policy Brief; No. 1/2018).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
water
climate change
civil society
long-term change
population growth
2017

Bioenergy's role in balancing the electricity grid and providing storage options - an EU perspective

Arasto, A., Chiaramonti, D., Kiviluoma, J., Heuvel van den, E., Waldheim, L., Maniatis, K. & Sipilä, K., 2017, 60 p. (IEA Bioenergy: Task 41P6; No. 1, Vol. 2017).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Electricity
Solar wind
Electric power systems
Electric vehicles
Heating

Bittejä ja biomassaa: Tiekartta digitalisaation vauhdittamaan biotalouteen

Leinonen, A. (ed.), Åkerman, M. (ed.), Kruus, K. (ed.), Asikainen, A. (ed.), Muhonen, T. (ed.), Kohl, J. (ed.), Ala-Ilomäki, J., Arvas, M., Backman, J., Hantula, J., Holmala, K., Häme, T., Kangas, A., Isto, P., Lantto, R., Nieminen, K., Pastell, M., Nordlund, E., Peltola, R., Pesonen, L. & 8 others, Pitkänen, J-P., Piri, T., Pusenius, J., Seisto, A., Suomi, P., Utriainen, M., Viiri, H. & Väätäinen, K., 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 103 p. (VTT Visions; No. 11).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Open Access
Fluidized beds
Solar energy
Power plants
Hybrid systems
Boilers

Critical metals in end-of-life products: recovery potential and opportunities for removal of bottlenecks of recycling

Punkkinen, H., Mroueh, U-M., Wahlström, M., Youhanan, L. & Stenmarck, Å., 2017, Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers. 104 p. (TemaNord, Vol. 531).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
recycling
metal
legislation
removal
product
Open Access
Food production
Food
Raw materials
Centralization
Food sector
Bioethanol
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
Costs
Fuel cells
Developing countries