The project is coordinated by VTT, and the work is carried out in close cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology, together with Finnish partners covering several industries and perspectives. The research project is jointly funded by Business Finland, industrial partners, VTT and  LUT. The Environmental Handprint project entity consists of the research project and four parallel company projects.

Research partners:

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland LTD
  • LUT University, LUT


  • Andritz Oy
  • Biolan Oy
  • Borealis Polymers Oy
  • Ekox Finland Oy
  • Gasum Oy
  • HyXo Oy
  • Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj
  • Neste Oyj
  • Nordic Investment Bank
  • Outotec Oyj
  • Paptic Oy
  • UPM-Kymmene Oyj
  • Semantum Oy
  • Sitra
  • Stora Enso Oyj
  • Pääkaupunkiseudun Kierrätyskeskus Oy