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RISE PFI participated at Kjemidagen 2023

RISE PFI participated at Kjemidagen 2023 on 25th October 2023 at NTNU in Trondheim (Realfagbygget).Mihaela Tanase-Opedal and Ingebjørg Leirset from RISE PFI discussed with NTNU students on how to make chemicals, materials, energy products and feed ingredients from...

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RISE PFI offers recyclability analysis

As the first lab in Norway, RISE PFI offers recyclability analysis of paper and board products according to the harmonized CEPI method.RISE PFI is the first lab in Norway to offer the analysis for evaluation of the recyclability of paper and board products. The...

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PFI – Dedicated to biorefinery research for 100 years

This year it is 100 years since PFI was established. We can look back to a rich history with research within biorefining and products based on lignocelluloses, in close cooperation with industry.At the beginning of the 20th century, pulp and paper industry had a...

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The Biobased Coatings Europe 2023 conference

RISE PFI participated at the Biobased Coatings Europe 2023 conference. Last week Sandra Rodriguez Fabia from RISE PFI talked about “Biobased packaging – The role of lignocellulose” at the Biobased Coatings Europe 2023 conference, which took place in Amsterdam, The...

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New employee at RISE PFI

It's nice to announce that we have a new colleague at RISE PFI.  A warm welcome to Karthik Raghunathan.Karthik Raghunathan started as research scientist at RISE PFI 15 May 2023. Karthik has a PhD-degree in Chemical Engineering from Department of Chemical Engineering...

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New employee at RISE PFI

It's nice to announce that we have a new colleague at RISE PFI.  A warm welcome to Nanci Vanesa Ehman.Nanci Vanesa Ehman started as post.doc at RISE PFI on 3 May. Nanci has a Dr.ing. degree in Chemical Engineering/Pulp and Paper Technology from Universidad Nacional de...

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NxtBarr kick-off meeting

The NxtBarr kick-off meeting took place in Trondheim  28 and 29 March. Thank you to all the participants for interesting presentations and exciting discussions. The project is led by RISE PFI and is in collaboration with NTNU, Nofima, NORSUS, Borregaard, Elopak,...

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PhD defence 

Congratulations to our colleague Chiara Zarna Chiara had an excellent presentation and defence of her doctoral thesis on Wednesday 29 March! Chiara carried out the PhD work “Producing Floor and Side Panels from Biocomposites” at the Department of Mechanical and...

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Meeting in the NewHype project

The NewHyPe project aims to develop cellulose-based, sustainable and biodegradable materials that can substitute fossil-based plastics which are used for a short period of time and then thrown away. This is particularly relevant for replacing plastic mulch films used...

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Participation in Assessment Commitee for PhD thesis

Research Scientist Marianne Øksnes Dalheim from RISE PFI participated in the Assessment Committee of Tuna Baydin’s PhD thesis  "Optimization and Further Development of ConCordix Formulation Technology". The defense took place at NTNU, Department of Biotechnology and...

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PhD defence

Prajin Joseph defended his PhD thesis: “Organosolv pretreatment of Norway Spruce: Ethanol pretreatment for Biorefinery applications” on December 16, at RISE PFI. The PhD work was carried out both at Department of Chemical Engineering at NTNU with supervision of...

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Last meeting in the NEPP project

Our efforts at RISE PFI and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden are contributing to develop sustainable innovative products with clear value for the industry and for the biobased and circular economy. This week, Dr. Marianne Øksnes Dalheim og Dr. Gary Chinga Carrasco...

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Participation in examination committee for PhD thesis

Prof. Kristin Syverud from RISE PFI participated in the Examination Committee of Sahar Sultan’s PhD thesis  “Nanocellulose based 3D printed hydrogel scaffolds for cartilage and bone regeneration”. The defense took place at Stockholm University, Department of Materials...

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Participation in examination committee for PhD thesis

Dr. Gary Chinga Carrasco from RISE PFI participated in the Examination Committee of Mitul Patel's PhD thesis  "Improving properties of poly(lactic acid) biopolymer for use in food packaging" at Luleå University of Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences and...

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RISE PFI is part of RISE - Research Institutes of Sweden

RISE PFI is and internationally acknowledged research institute within processes and products based on lignocellulose. RISE PFI´s focus areas are Fibre technology and fibre-based products, Biorefining and Bioenergy and Biopolymers and Biocomposites.

 

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