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Unique meetings ensure future competence

18 December, 2019

Two times a year, Swedish engineer students and the forest industry get a unique opportunity to meet. By inviting students to prominent workplaces, they get a glimpse of possible careers in a growing branch in search of new skills. And it is effective: the study trip leaves 95% interested in working in the industry. As…

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Forest raw material substitutes plastic on the football field

5 August, 2019

Artificial lawns are major environmental hazards. According to figures from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, they release around 2,000 tonnes of microparticles annually. Some of this waste is spread in the environment. In the research project BioPitch, in which Karlstad Municipality, among others, participates, we look at the possibility of using degradable forest raw materials…

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Paper Province’s CEO one of top three cluster managers in Europe

15 May, 2019

Paper Province’s CEO Maria Hollander was shortlisted for the European Cluster Manager of the Year award this week. “It is a great honor to be among the top three candidates for this prestigious award”, says Maria Hollander. Making it to the finals of the European Cluster Manager of the Year award means participating in a…

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Highlights from the conference People and Networks Matter – Enabling Sustainable Bioeconomy Transition

5 April, 2019

Paper Province participated in the international conference “People and Networks Matter”, held at Karlstad University, Sweden on March 27-28 2019. People need to meet and exchange knowledge, experiences and build networks is a necessity. The conference People and networks matter – enabling sustainable bioeconomy transition, which was held 27-28 March, constituted an arena for networking,…

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