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Versatility of nanocellulose: Biodegradable solutions for water filtration

Updated: Jan 25, 2021

In FinnCERES, our researchers explore the properties of using nanocellulose and its ability to bind and retain water, making it an optimal bio-based material to capture and remove microplastics and nanoplastics from water.

Part of a long-term study of the colloidal material, the natural properties of nanocellulose can be exploited in multiple application areas. Now at a more advanced stage, we welcome collaboration industrial and academic partners.

VTT's Senior Scientist Suvi Arola and Research Professor Tekla Tammelin discuss why nanocellulose is such a promising bio-based material in a new article published by the Innovation News Network. Check it out and get in touch!

Photo: Valeria Azovskaya


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