Category Archives: Stingbioeconomy

From idea to commercialization – in less than a year!

Less than a year ago, friends Giselle Esse Hyvönen, Karin Vangstad and Helena Levin started their company MeCovers. In June this year they delivered the first batch of blue skirts to the Central Hospital in Karlstad. Enabling improved personal integrity during healthcare visits is the major driving force behind the company. At the same time, the aim is to offer a disposable yet sustainable product leaving a minimum environmental footprint. “Today, our product is 80 […]

Green graphene creates new opportunities

In the quest for new materials from renewable sources, Bright Day Graphene has found the solution that so many development departments have been waiting for: high-quality graphene – from the forest. In 2010, researchers Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov won the Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery of the extraordinary material of graphene*, and since then the interest in the material and its properties has soared. Applications range from material enhancer in running shoes […]

Coffee sacks and sawdust come to life again – as outdoor products

Outdoor equipment company Melker of Sweden introduces new collaboration to take their product range to new sustainable heights. Through close collaboration with coffee producer Löfbergs, power and automation giant ABB, wood supplier Moelven and forestry/paper producer Stora Enso, Melker of Sweden has developed a unique model where the products are locally produced with robot-based large-scale additive manufacturing (3D printing). The products are based on local and bio-based residual products such as Moelven’s sawdust and Löfberg’s […]

Drinor installs pilot machine in Denmark

Thermal dewatering of biomass can be time-consuming and costly, but Drinor has the solution to this problem. Now their pilot machine will be tested in Denmark. “We have the opportunity to see how our technology works in an existing production line, and that’s an important step in the process of launching the zero series to the market,” says Carl Romlin of Drinor. Drinor was founded in 2016, and the same year the company received support […]

A-match brought the Egg to a boil

Professional, high quality and really great atmosphere – those are some of the comments after the first A-match investor event.  “Presenting well-prepared companies is a success factor, and we’re especially proud to work with half of the companies that were on stage,” says Victor Isaksen of Sting Bioeconomy. Yesterday was the premiere for the A-match investor event, where potential meets capital. The event is organized by government-owned business promoter Almi, Sting Bioeconomy, Almi Invest, Nordea […]