Exhibiting at Compounding World Expo
Biofiber Tech will be exhibiting at the Compounding World Expo on 29-30 September 2021 in Essen, Germany.
Welcome to visit our stand to check out our new innovation https://www.fibra-q.com/ that makes it possible for any plastic compounder to offer a more sustainable alternative to plastic.
Our very own Linnea Kilegran features as one of the young innovators at Skogsindustrierna
Young innovators driven by faith in the future They have ingenuity and faith in the future in common. We have met 14 young people who work for a sustainable future based on the forest.
With a vision for all products to be made from renewable resources
and with a mission to accelerate that transition. We our now launching our first contribution!
By the use of our patented technology we offer compacted and hydrophobic wood fibres in granulate format. A drop in solution that can be mixed with your choice of plastic!
Partnership to develop bio-based material for high-end industrial applications
Biofiber Tech is proud to join an exciting project with RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Graphmatech, Atlas Copco, EMC Services, Megger Sweden AB & Meva Energy. Through this Vinnova (Sweden Innovation Agency) sponsored project, we will develop a bio-based circular material solution comprising a wood fiber-based composite with graphene-based additives, tailoring electromagnetic compatibility and high mechanical performance, and pushing towards sustainability and circular economy.
Read more about it here: https://lnkd.in/eY5P3qa
New employee announcement
We welcome Dr. Luis Valencia to join Biofiber Tech as Material Development and Application Lead. Luis has extensive R&D experience in the fields of polymer chemistry and biomaterials. He holds a PhD in Materials Chemistry and has previously worked in global companies such as Alfa Laval and Unilever.
Luis will be working with material development, as well as providing technical application support to Biofiber Tech’s downstream customers.
Biofiber tech is strengthening the current team with three new team members :
Sara Georgsson is joining Biofiber Tech as Director – End Use Development. Sara has extensive experience working at strong Swedish brands such as Brio, ICA, SILVA and Fjällräven. Her background lies in product development and brand- and assortment management. She will take a lead in engagements with our material end users such as brand owners and plastic product producers.
Linnea Kilegran is joining Biofiber Tech as product development engineer. Linnea has a M.Sc in Macromolecular Materials from the Royal Institute of Technology from Stockholm, and after her completion of her Master thesis at Stora Enso Innovation Centre, she is now joining Biofiber Tech as part of the technical team.
Sandra Falci is joining Biofiber Tech as a business development intern, in parallel with her studies at Hyper Island, a top professional school to train future business developers
We will continue to further strengthen our team with an additional opening – Material development and application lead—see our career page for more info.
Biofiber Tech selected to Almi Pitch in Åre 2020 event
23 - 24 September 2020
As one of the 10 startups companies and after about six months delay due to the corona situation, Biofiber Tech team member Julia Broszat is pitching at the ALMI PITCH EVENT 2020 / Åre Business Forum. Our vision is to use our patented technology to convert wood fibers from sustainably managed forests into a viable bio-feedstock for plastic industry with scalability and cost competitiveness.
Thank you Almi and Åre Business Forum for organizing the event!
Biofiber Tech selected to pitch at Almi Pitch 2020 event
6 March 2020
Biofiber Tech has been selected as one of the 10 start-ups (that were selected out of hundreds applications) that get to pitch at the Almi Pitch 2020 event. The event will be held in Åre and Biofiber Tech will be pitching in front of an investor panel and the audience of Åre Business Forum. We are happy and excited! Thank you Almi for organizing this event!
Biofiber Tech selected as one of Top 25 most innovative startups from Nordic Cleantech Open
26 February 2020
Biofiber Tech has been selected as one the Top 25 ‘most innovative, promising and ready-to-scale companies to support the transition to a low carbon reality’. The Nordic Cleantech Open competition is hosted for the 9th time and based on 50 international jury members from venture capital firms, multinational companies, utility sector, public investors, etc. evaluating the potential of the applying companies. We are happy for the recognition, excited about the upcoming activities and thankful to Cleantech Scandinavia for organizing this great initiative.
New investment round closed with among others Almi Invest Green Tech Fund
28 June 2019
Biofiber Tech has received investments of 3 MSEK from Almi Invest Green Tech Fund and additional 3,65 MSEK from existing and new investors through a new share emission of total 6,65MSEK.
Biofiber Tech nominated as one of Norrsken Foundation Impact 100 companies
23 June 2019
Biofiber Tech is nominated as one of the Norrsken Foundation Impact 100 companies recognizing that Biofiber Tech has developed a unique & proprietary technology to enable usage of wood fibers to replace fossil-based plastics. We thank Norrsken Foundation for the nomination and for creating such a great impact platform of combining entrepreneurship and technology to make the world a better place.
Exhibiting and visiting at Plastic Free World Conference
21 June 2019
Biofiber Tech will be participating and exhibiting at Plastic Free World Conference & Expo on 27- 28 June 2019 at Frankfurt Messe, Germany. Welcome to visit our stand to discuss how we together can contribute to the challenges of the global plastic footprint.
Exhibiting and visiting at Plastteknik Nordic in Malmö
8-9 May 2019
Biofiber Tech has attended a number of conferences and fairs this spring. Between 8th-9th of May we will be found at Plastteknik Nordic in Malmö at it's 10 years anniversary. Visit stand/833555/ for our exhibition details and we look forward to meeting new faces and connecting with leading companies in the Swedish plastics industry.
Participation in STOCKHOLM TECH FEST
31 Aug 2018
Biofiber Tech is selected as one of the Swedish start-ups to show up in the SUP 46 & Invest Stockholm demo day on 2nd Sept 2018 in connection with STHLM TECH FEST 2018.
Please also see http://sup46.com/event/sup46-invest-stockholm-demo-day/ for further details.
Collaboration project with Sveaskog and others
15 Feb 2018
“New technology opens the door to bioeconomy “ – press news release by Sveaskog, Sweden’s largest forest owner, about the technology innovation project Biofiber Tech is currently working on together with Sveaskog and other collaboration partners.
Please refer to https://www.sveaskog.se/press-och-nyheter/nyheter-och-pressmeddelanden/2018/ny-teknik-oppnar-dorren-till-bioekonomi/ for details.