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More efficient processing of straw and wood into chemicals

Alternatives for replacing fossil raw materials with renewable ones for the production of chemicals, materials and energy are being sought worldwide. One of these alternatives is plant biomass. In her doctoral dissertation, Anne Kallioinen, MSc (Tech.), Research Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, developed methods for a more efficient use of the side streams of agriculture and forestry in the manufacture of sugars and sugar-based chemicals.

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