RISE PFINewsNews – 2

PhD defence 

Congratulations to our colleague Amalie Solberg! Amalie had an excellent presentation and defence of her doctoral thesis on Friday 18th! Amalie carried out the PhD work “Self-assembling alginate-based diblock polymers” at the Department of Biotechnology and Food...

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Recent advances in cellulose nanotechnology research

RISE PFI has the pleasure to organize the conference Recent advances in cellulose nanotechnology research in Trondheim, Norway 05 – 06 October 2022. This is the 8th seminar in a successful series of biannual meetings held since 2006. The program can be downloaded...

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Woodcast – Wood waste as a resource

Norway produces almost one million tonnes of wood waste annually, and almost everything is burned today. But the EU requires 55% recycling by 2030. How do we get there? In this podcast you will hear about how Lars Johansson thinks we get there. Lars Johansson is a...

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Award to Dr. Gary Chinga Carrasco at RISE PFI

Dr. Gary Chinga Carrasco has been awarded the 2021 TAPPI Nanotechnology Division Mid-Career Award for his research contributions related to the nanotechnology of renewable materials and contributions to the technical community. The award was announced during the TAPPI...

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Podcast about bioeconomy in practice, with Lars Johansson

NaturviterPODDEN - a podcast for scientists:NaturviterPODDEN wants to get to know people who talk about professional questions they are passionate about. They also address questions that are important and relevant in the union of scientists. This episode gives an...

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“Green Platform” initiatives coordinated by RISE PFI

Green Platform“Grønn plattform” (Green Platform Initiative) is a new Norwegian initiative that provides companies and research institutes with funding for research and innovation-driven green transformation of the society. NOK 1 billion  will be made available from...

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Our RISE PFI seminars

Our seminars are important to maintain contact with our customers and colleagues, increasing our network of cooperation and creating active fora for exchanging knowledge and ideas.Please do not hesitate to contact RISE PFI ( if you would like to...

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RISE PFI participates in the industry cluster WoodWorks!

New products with wood fibres that can replace plastics will be part of the solution. In WoodWorks! we will among other things develop new thermoformed products from wood fibres that can replace disposable packaging made of plastics or aluminium for salmon, meat,...

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Agro- and forestry residues into high value products

South American and European experts demonstrated how to turn agro- and forestry residues into high value products The ValBio-3D project – Valorization of residual biomass for advanced 3D materials – developed efficient technologies for production of sustainable 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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