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Bioactive paper

Everyday diagnostic indicators enabled by bioactive paper

Technology: Adding biomolecular functionalities to fibre-based products

Features and benefits:

Fibre structure with embedded sensors or indicators based on selective reactions of biomolecules, such as enzymes or antibodies.

Cost-effective manufacturing through mass production methods, such as papermaking, -coating and printing.

Applications and business potential:

Bioactive paper enables completely new types of mass market products. Countless possible applications, including active and intelligent food casing, new features in labelling, medical diagnostics, hygienic products, filters, and anti-counterfeiting.


Additional information

Tomi Erho
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 5671

Additional information

Tomi Erho
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 5671