Research collaboration for promoting cleantech solutions

Investments in cleantech solutions increase competitiveness

Kemira collaborates with the Lappeenranta University of Technology and the University of Oulu in a two-year research project, Cleantech Solutions – Co-creating Environmental Solutions with Lead Customers, together with two other leading Finnish cleantech suppliers, Outotec and Metso. The project focuses on finding new ways of increasing Finnish companies’ competitiveness in providing innovative cleantech solutions. The key perspective is cooperation between suppliers and lead customers, as there is a real need to develop novel processes and tools that facilitate the co-creation, assessment and commercialization of cleantech solutions.

Kemira’s solutions improve energy and water efficiency

Cleantech solutions are integrated combinations of products and services designed to deliver environmental benefits and economic value for customers and the society as a whole. Kemira’s cleantech solutions include industrial water treatment solutions that enable extracted or recycled water to be used in-process in the mining industry.

Through the research project, Kemira aims to find new solutions for the mining industry, the environmental effects of which the company seeks to diminish. The project focus from Kemira’s perspective is on facilitating the development and commercialization of new water treatment solutions together with Kemira’s lead customers in the mining industry.