NeoPulp – New perspective to the development of pulp fibre properties

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Heterogeneity is one of the fundamental scientific and technological challenges of all bio-based materials. The research area of NeoPulp is pulping and papermaking processes. We plan to study the heterogeneity between fibres that affects both process performance and the properties of current and new fibre-based materials. This is a largely unexplored research area where the challenge lies in the complexity of studying property distributions instead of mean values. We want to turn this to our advantage and develop data-driven methodology in order to find out how different fibres react to local process conditions.

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