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UPM’s Biomedicals department fosters collaboration between corporations and universities in the field of biomedical innovation.

UPM -
9 March 2018

The innovation performance of a company is often measured by the number of new patent applications it files. Every year, UPM files approximately 360 patent applications across the world.

UPM -
26 February 2018
New applications of bioeconomy attract EcoPro visitors in Tokyo

A growing interest in environmental and social responsibility is clearly visible at EcoPro, one of the largest and most important environmental exhibitions in Japan.

UPM -
8 December 2017

Both industry and consumers are keen to reduce the world’s dependency on fossil-based raw materials and move towards products that are manufactured from renewable materials with a minimal impact on the environment.

UPM -
28 March 2017

This year, UPM Biochemicals had the honour to participate in a very interesting and important project. Together with five partners we sought for solutions to everyday challenges of cancer patients. The successful pilot project showed that Finland has

UPM -
20 December 2016

Researchers at FIMM have been testing UPM’s GrowDex® hydrogel for 3D cell culture, and the preliminary results of the joint research project seem promising

UPM -
12 December 2016

UPM delights biomedical researchers with GrowDex nanocellulose gel. The medium is an excellent choice for growing human cells.

UPM -
24 August 2016
UPM’s GrowDex® hydrogel wins an innovation award by the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland

UPM’s GrowDex® cellulose nanofibril hydrogel was recognized as a significant innovation with great future potential by the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland.

UPM -
2 May 2016
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Lappeenranta is home to UPM’s largest product development unit. The facility specializes in developing the production processes and properties of fibre-based raw materials, paper, pulp, biofuels and biochemicals.

UPM -
13 October 2015

UPM’s ValChem project has received EUR 13.1 million funding from the European Union. The total budget of the project is around EUR 18.5 million.

UPM -
12 October 2015