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Projects

By using the search tool on the right-hand column, you will find the ongoing projects and projects completed in 2012 - 2017, as well as other central projects that have been completed earlier.

The search results are listed according to the order of which website has been published last, with the newest website listed at the top.

Project Stage
Circular Economy and product policy instruments (KITUPO)

The project analyses the possibilities for further developing the ecodesign principles and extended producer responsibility as well as the use of other potential product policy instruments to promote ...

Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)

JUST FOOD explores and develops means for making the transition to a healthy and climate-smart food system just, sustainable, and socially acceptable.

Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (Canemure)

Canemure, the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions -project implements practical measures for climate change mitigation during a six year period, from 2018 to 2024. Alongside practical cl...

WasteLess Karelias

The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, Finland, and the Karelian Republic, Russia. We encourage and support local residents, authorities and co...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)

In this project, we assess farmers’ needs for recycled fertilizers and assess their environmental impacts for both farms and production chains. Refinement of biogas digestate is under an evaluation. R...

Experimentation culture in Finland - Lessons learned, systemic operations model and recommendations (KOKSU)

Promoting experiments and experimentation culture is one of the main means how Prime Minister Sipilä’s Government Programme is renewing society. The project Experimentation culture in Finland - Lesson...

Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Karelia

The collaborative project of Finnish Environment Institute and Natural Resources Institute Finland during years 2018-2020 primarily targets at developing sustainable business models for actors in circ...

Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy (TRANSCIRC)

The research project will address the issues on how to improve resource efficiency and support the transition towards a circular economy, which will serve to boost exports and competence-based growth ...

Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)

The Industrial Emissions Directive is the main instrument on the EU level to control hazardous substances that are released from industrial sites. However, its reference documents, or BREFs, currently...

Targeted methods for increasing recycling – economic impacts and feasibility (KEIKKA 2)

The objective of this project is to evaluate the economic impacts and social profitability of the proposed steering methods for increasing the recycling rate of municipal solid waste (MSW). Also the f...

Utilization of Canadian waterweed - from nuisance to source of raw materials

In Koillismaa-region many lakes have been invaded by a harmful alien species Canadian waterweed (Elodea canadensis). The project aims to find new ways to utilize the biomass of waterweed and boost bus...

CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland

CIRCWASTE (2016-2023) is a LIFE IP project that promotes material efficiency and waste prevention and steers Finland towards circular economy.

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance – ALLIANCE

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance gathers together blue biotechnology experts from all around the Baltic Sea region (BSR). In the project, the resources of BSR research institutes are made available ...

Circular procurement in Nordic Countries - CIPRON

The objective of this project is to study how and to what extent circular procurement is implemented in Nordic countries, focusing on Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Best and good practices of circular p...