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Our finalists

After 53 innovation submissions from 10 countries, we at Paper Province are delighted to introduce the 6 finalists in the “what wood you do?” innovation competition. They will be competing at the end of September for the chance to win €25,000 and business support from the incubator Sting Bioeconomy during one year. All runners-up will receive €2,500.

A cellulose-based technology for water and air filters that removes fats, bacteria and oils
https://www.biosorbe.com/

New technology to produce nanocellulose in the form of a dry powder – easier to integrate and use in packaging and other industries.
http://finecell.se/

Patented paper studs that replace steel when constructing interior walls, which saves money, decreases greenhouse gas emissions, and improves the working conditions for the carpenters.
https://woodtube.se/

A drone-based spreading system for forestry and agriculture, combining high capacity drones, a base system truck and AI-powered controls system
http://www.nordluftautomation.com/

A novel biobased seed coating, which provides a source of moisture and sustained nutrition to improve germination by up to 40% in dry conditions
https://www.linkedin.com/company/silvibio/

A forest scanning technology to detect infected or stressed tree with 4K cameras and color shift analysis
https://www.arboair.com/