- Case Study -

Tekes Functional Materials

Sustainable Material Solutions – From Finnish Research to Global Business

205
Million € total volume
6
yrs
200+
scientific publications
Project duration 6 years, 2007-2013

Goals for the Tekes Functional Materials project were:

  • Application-driven R&D of advanced materials for new business areas
  • Sustainable additive manufacturing technologies with material, energy and cost efficiency
  • Bringing research results towards commercialization
  • Activating SMEs to develop their technologies and global business

How we reached the goals

Spinverse supported the activation of partnering, facilitation of international cooperation, vision & strategy work and focusing of the program and boosting professional communication and media visibility.

The program formed a platform for growth in new competence areas in e.g. printed intelligence, biomedical applications, solar energy and energy storage.

Key takeaways

Over a 100 patents, over 200 scientific publications, 90 theses and 14 start-ups. The project also boosted investments to SMEs: over 60 M€ funding from foreign investors was collected during the program.

- Contact us -

Want to learn more how Spinverse could help you? Contact us now!



Markku Heino

Principal Consultant, Ecosystem Leader, D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 7191221

- Case Studies -

Similar case studies

Bioeconomy & Renewables

New hybrid biorefinery processes to integrate upstream and downstream technologies

The IMPRESS project, where 10 partners from 6 countries have joined their forces, will demonstrate a new hybrid biorefinery process for the first time. It integrates disruptive upstream a...

Bioeconomy & Renewables

High-value products from agricultural residue and woody biomass

Fortum is launching a significant development project that aims to manufacture high-value products from agricultural residue and woody biomass, with the aim to replace the use of fossil a...

Bioeconomy & Renewables

Injecting new life into cellulosic ethanol production

A consortium consisting of three Nordic companies have joined forces to introduce to market an economically feasible concept for sustainable fuel ethanol production from softwood and hard...