Ecohelix receives SEK 13 million to bring WOODMER® biopolymer products to market
Ecohelix announces that it has received a SEK 13 million grant from Vinnova, Sweden´s Innovation Agency. The grant enables Ecohelix to bring its sustainable biopolymer WOODMER® to the market. With the investment, Ecohelix is scaling up demo production plant to verify commercial scale production capabilities and to make sustainable biopolymer available on the market.
Fredrik Lundqvist joins Ecohelix as Lead Engineer
Biotechnology company Ecohelix is strengthening the team by hiring well experienced Fredrik Lundqvist as Lead Engineer. Fredrik has the responsibility in leading the practical engineering work in Ecohelix demo plant expansion and further in full scale plant project.
Ecohelix at EUBCE Conference
Ecohelix CEO and founder, Petri Oinonen participated in EUBCE, the 31[st] European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Bologna in the first week of June. EUBCE is the largest biomass conference and exhibition in the world, bringing together the greatest minds and latest advancements in biomass with the aim of accelerating research and market uptake across…
Ecohelix WOODMER® helping to get most out of moss
Ecohelix is partnering with Boreal Orchards and RISE Prosessum AB in a collaboration project to test, how Ecohelix WOODMER® biopolymer helps to maximise moss establishment in infrastructure applications. Moss can be used to restore areas affected by industry, road construction and mining. Ecohelix’s biopolymer is currently used in many fields, and several verification projects are…
Ecohelix wins Henkel Innovation Challenge
More Sustainable Surfactants for Home & Personal Cleaning Products. Winning Ecohelix innovation provides a natural wood-based biopolymer called WOODMER® to potentially replace currently used fossil-based material components in Henkel´s future product portfolios. Innovation can improve the environmental profile of products in home & personal care, which we use on a daily basis.
Ecohelix planning to build advanced production facility entirely from wood
Biotechnology scale-up company, Ecohelix is partnering with Sweco, Eurocon, and AFRY AB to create a state-of-the-art production facility, entirely from wood. The new facility planned for Örnsköldsvik, Sweden will produce 15,000 tonnes of renewable wood-based polymeric products per annum.
Ecohelix Woodmer biopolymer reducing emissions
"It´s amazing, how biopolymers can compete against well established oil based products", says Petri Oinonen, CEO and founder of Ecohelix
Ecohelix secures 3,0 MEUR bridge funding to build towards full scale biopolymer production
Biotechnology scale-up company Ecohelix received new capital of 3,0 MEUR in funding round completed by end of July. Largest investors in this bridge round are Molindo Energy and Almi Invest GreenTech, who continue as anchor investors. The ownership base is also growing with the core team of employees investing in the company.