The Academy of Finland’s Strategic Research Council has granted funding to the Faculty of Law at the University of Lapland for the consortium research project Bio-oils based polymeric composites; value chain from syntheisis to additive manufacturing (VALUEBIOMAT). The VALUEBIOMAT project received funding for 4 006 611 euro in total, of which 569 879 euros goes to the University of Lapland, Faculty of Law.
The project is led by Professor Jukka Seppälä from Aalto University, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering (Aalto School of Chemical Engineering). In addition to Professor Seppälä’s group, from Aalto University also Professor Jouni Partanen and his group from the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Aalto School of Engineering) and Professor Jan Holmström and his group from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (Aalto School of Science) participate in the project. The other consortium partners are Associate Professor, LTDT director Rosa Ballardini (University of Lapland, Faculty of Law), Professor Hannu Ilvesniemi (Luke) and Senior scientist Peter Ylen (VTT).
The project starts in June 2019. More details on the decision can be found from the Academy of Finland website.