Webinair: is natural fibers a sustainable alternative for Finnish agriculture?

Natural Fibers

Project Lantbruk 2.0 - Agriculture 2.0 at Novia UAS is organizing a seminar on 27 October about cultivation of fiber crops, and possible markets for plant-based fibers. Novia students can attend the seminar at Campus Raseborg. Others are warmly welcome to join online. The seminar is open to anyone interested.


9.30 - 12.00 

  • Introduction, cultivation of fiber crops, Ulrika Dahlberg & Lars Fridefors, Novia UAS
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation potential of paludiculture in Finland, Kristiina Regina, Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland).
  • Seed to fiber: how to cultivate and process flax into fiber, Leena Pesu, Linen Stories
  • Cultivation of fiber hemp, Aapo Korkeaoja, Hemp farmer
  • Chemical composition and properties of natural fibers, Otto Långvik, Novia UAS


13.00 - 14.30

  • Natural fibers in construction, Kati Juola-Alanen, Arkkitehtitoimisto KJ-A Oy.
  • Natural fibers in textiles, Katri Pylkkänen, Finnish Textile & Fashion

(Short break)


  • Panel discussion: Towards sustainable future concepts for plant fibers.

Sign up at the latest 25.10.2021 at 4 pm. The link for joining online will be sent to you the day before the seminar.

Project Lantbruk 2.0 is funded by the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland.


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