Member introduction

Katri, has along history of developing functional materials for different industries and applications. She recently gained (5 year) funding from Academy of Finland to develop her research area in functional materials. In addition to applications in industries such as water and waste water, metals and mining and biomaterials she aims to also grow functional materials into healthcare.

Health care is a challenging  industry owing to all the regulations but the need for functional materials is great especially considering aging population, cancer early diagnosis etc.

Katri’s experience and innovative ideas  provide excellent foundations to tackling the challenges  to meet the market demand.

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This member is

  • Expert

Member's key competencies

Industry served

  • Biomaterials/biorefinery
  • Circular economy
  • Metals & mining
  • Pharmaceutical / health
  • Pulp & paper
  • Sidestreams / recycling
  • Water and wastewater


  • Modelling
  • R&D
  • Solutions
  • Technology

Products and services

  • Research services
  • Teaching & training

Technologies and solutions

Separation technologies

  • Chromatograhy/adsorption
  • Electrolysis
  • Functional materials/composites
  • Ion exchange
  • Water treatment technologies

Supporting technologies and services

  • Characterization
  • Modelling

Member's place in the value chain

  • Components
  • Technology development
  • OEM
  • Technology provider
  • System integrator
  • Full plant delivery
  • EPC
  • Consumables
  • Service provider
  • Enduser/producer

Consortium partners

  • Build consortium
  • Co-ordinate the Writing process
  • Coordinator
  • Partner
  • Provide piloting site
  • Steering team participant
  • Writer