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LCA of waste-based biofuels and wood waste (JälkiPuu)
Project | Published: 2015-01-09

Project description  The aim of the project is to find out, which waste fractions are used as raw materials of biofuel production in Finland. The LCA will be done for the selected waste fra...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > LCA of waste-based biofuels and wood waste (JälkiPuu)
New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Press release | Published: 2015-01-02

Tree stumps and root systems are a significant but controversial source of bioenergy in Finland due to their environmental impacts. Now Finnish and Norwegian researchers have developed a new method th......

Current > Press releases > New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Project | Published: 2014-12-11

Background Improvements in resource efficiency and waste reduction coupled with new business models are likely to become increasingly important for manufacturing. Recently much attention has bee...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Bioeconomy and green engineering as foundations for future circular green economy (PEER GE)
Project | Published: 2014-10-01

Objectives The objective of this project is to produce increased understanding about the concepts and foundations for future (circular) and green economy that secures the maintenance of the full...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioeconomy and green engineering as foundations for future circular green economy (PEER GE)
Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach
Project | Published: 2014-08-26

Agricultural production needs to become sustainable. Currently prevalent agricultural practices cause not only significant environmental impacts but are in need of change in order to guarantee adequa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach
Processes and Decision Support System for Innovative Public Cleantech Procurement
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description This research project aims at promoting the implementation of innovative cleantech investments and strengthening the market and demand for cleantech solutions in Finland. The...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Processes and Decision Support System for Innovative Public Cleantech Procurement
Bioenergy from sustainable forestry does not meet EU emission reduction criteria
Press release | Published: 2014-03-25

Photo: Anna Repo The levels of forest residue bioenergy, considered to be sustainable from a forestry perspective, may provide considerable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in ......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Bioenergy from sustainable forestry does not meet EU emission reduction criteria
Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Project | Published: 2014-03-11

WaterSmart project aims to improve the awareness of actual quantities of water, and water balances in mine areas to give possibility to forecast water masses in future. The goal is to promote the ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Project | Published: 2014-10-27

Panu Juntunen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén   Sirkku Tuominen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)
Project | Published: 2014-01-29

Background Transition to green economy is widely seen as a necessary step to meet multiple challenges of our time. These challenges include climate change, deficiency of renewable and non-renewa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)
Current
Content page | Published: 2014-01-20

Recent publication highlights Lukkarinen, J., Berg, A., Salo, M., Tainio, P., Alhola, K., Antikainen, R. 2017. An intermediary approach to technological innovation......

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Sustainable economic systems research programme
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

The Finnish Environment Institute has launched its fifth research programme related to the green economy and sustainable consumption and production. The key objective of the programme is ...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Sustainable economic systems research programme
Events
Content page | Published: 2016-06-03

SYKE organizes seminars and conferences on different environmental topics.  Most of the Finnish Environment Institute's (SYKE) seminars you can find in: Training and sem...

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Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)
Project | Published: 2014-01-14

The object of the project is to evaluate the possibilities of policy instruments targeting to food, housing and personal transport in climate change mitigation. Additionally other environmental impac...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)
Eco-efficient office building
Project | Published: 2013-11-06

Introduction The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) had for several years looked for possibilities for having its office premises and laboratories in the same place, rather than spread ove...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eco-efficient office building
Remediation of contaminated groundwater using permeable reactive barriers (RESET)
Project | Published: 2014-10-01

Shortcut: http://syke.fi/projects/reset Research objectives The aim of the project was to gain knowledge on innovative technologies feasible for the remediation of contaminated aquifers w...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Remediation of contaminated groundwater using permeable reactive barriers (RESET)
Consumption and production
Content page | Published: 2017-08-30

Consumers and businesses need reliable information on choices that promote sustainability in production and consumption. Such information facilitates decision making in environmental policy issues an...

Research & Development > Consumption and production
Water and green economy
Project | Published: 2013-10-07

Background and need Green economy means economy that takes the welfare of the ecosystem into account. This is one, but not the only definition of green economy.The objective has been conside...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Water and green economy
Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Project | Published: 2013-09-20

Project objectives The project aims to gather and consolidate knowledge obtained through both previous and on-going projects and case studies focusing on sustainable and regenerative economic sy...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Synergy
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

The SYNERGY Carbon Footprint tool is a tool developed by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) for calculation of carbon footprints of main structures of buildings. It was developed in SYNERGIA Pil...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Calculators > Synergy

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