FINLAND (News release) -- Kotkamills and Pyroll together had previously been Nominated as one of the six Finalists of the competition for their Sustainable food service packaging designed for Norwich City FC The packaging received the "Everyday Heroes" Special Recognition Award and also took the second place in the public vote.
The New Wood competition for products and solutions for the wood-based bioeconomy challenged pioneering companies to offer new solutions to global challenges. The prizes of the competition were handed out on April 29, 2021.
Kotkamills and Pyroll together were one of the six finalists in the competition with responsible serving packs made for Norwich City FC. The steering group of the New Tree project awarded our competition proposal an honorable mention of Everyday Heroes, and in the public vote, the proposal took second place.
The jury assesses the societal significance of the solutions as well as the ability to respond to global challenges and promote sustainable development goals. The winning solutions also had to have international market potential and make innovative use of wood.
The New Wood competition was won by FibDex wound dressing from nanocell by UPM Biomedicals.