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ForestBioFacts library for forestry professionals

Forest Products Engineers and publishing company Paperi ja Puu have launched a new digital learning environment for developing the skills of professionals working in the forest-based bioeconomy and for universities. Source: Timberbiz

ForestBioFacts includes information on forest-based products and technologies within 16 themes. It also has information on biobased nanomaterials, wood-based textiles, environmental management and investment planning.

“Online materials are needed especially now when the working habits have changed radically and the education in universities is arranged mainly remotely,” Project Manager of ForestBioFacts, Jenni Sievänen-Rahijärvi said.

The global digital learning environment was developed over a three-year project.

The learning environment is meant for technical professionals in R&D and in production and professionals in sales and business development as well as for university students and employees.

It provides an easy way to search solutions for daily challenges, find new ideas for business concepts and increase the general and in-depth knowledge.

In addition to traditional paper, carton, pulp and wood products, there is information on biobased nanomaterials and wood-based textiles. Forestry, energy and biofuels, process automation, supply chain, asset management, environmental management and business and investment planning are covered.

More than 150 professionals from academia and industry have contributed to ForestBioFacts.

“Our vision is that ForestBioFacts acts as a practical tool for collaboration of companies and universities in the future,” said Managing Director of Forest Products Engineers and Paperi jaPuu Antti Lindqvist.

ForestBioFacts has more than 1500 articles, 300 videos, a glossary and a dictionary.

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