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International Wood Biorefining Week,  IWB Week Monthly Newsletter 

IWB Week is the leading international event for the wood based biorefining industries. The event combines three strong events for the pulp, paper and bioenergy industries. There is also a strong focus on new innovations and products from the forest industry.

The three events will offer an efficient and timely business platform corresponding to the development of the industry and the needs of the exhibitors and visitors.

IWB Week is organized in Stockholm, 24-26 May 2016.

Why World Bioenergy is joining 
International Wood Biorefining Week

As of 2016 Elmia’s World Bioenergy trade fair and conference will become part of International Wood Biorefining Week from 24–26 May at Stockholmsmässan Exhibition and Convention Centre in Stockholm. The new arrangement is a result of developments in bioenergy in general and the forest industry in particular.

Mönsterås. Foto Per Pixel PeterssonSweden is the world leader in the development of energy-generating biorefineries. There is a global interest in this field, which is why World Bioenergy will become part of Wood Biorefining Week. Three events will be held simultaneously. In addition to World Bioenergy there will be International Pulp & Paper Week, which is the traditional fair for the pulp and paper industry, and Bioeconomy Innovation Forum, a new event for new and innovative products from the forest industry. Read more.

A versatile event 

A large number of companies have already signed up for the IWB Week. Among the companies are service and equipment suppliers like Cellwood and Christion Berner and forest industry performers like Stora Enso, UPM, Arizona Chemicals and Sveaskog.

Except a large number of exhibitors, the event will be supported and promoted by approx. 40 different trade magazines from all over the world.

The event will host integrated conferences for the different sections of the arena. They are organized by leading actors in the industry such as Svebio, Innventia, VTT and Nordisk Papperstidning & Biobusiness. The event will of course also feature a lot of social activities including matchmaking and new business contacts.

If you have not yet signed up for the event it is time to do it now! On top of traditional stands, the Networking Island or Ministands are convenient, cost efficient and elegant.

Release of Innventia Global Outlook Report: "A Cellulose-Based Society"

Cellulose is nature's most common building block. According to Innventia, cellulose also plays a central role in the circular bioeconomy of tomorrow’s society.

A majority of the UPM Biofore Concept Car is made out of biomaterials. Photo: Kimmo Brandt.The road ahead involves a multitude of actors facing both opportunities and challenges en route towards new sustainable business models.
In order to map the future of a cellulose-based society we interact with players all across the bio-based economy. Our third Global Outlook Report "A Cellulose-Based Society" will be released during the IWB Week on May 24, 2016.

Innventia is a world-leading research institute that works with innovations based on forest raw materials. Our role is to produce and refine research findings and ideas based on forest raw materials, for the benefit of customers throughout the entire value chain. We call this approach Boosting Business with Science.



More information

For more information about the event, please contact:

Marcus Bergström
Project manager IWB Week
Tel +46 8-749 97 31

Klas Brandt
Project manager World Bioenergy
Tel +46 36-15 21 09.


Read more at: 

www.iwbweek.com or in
the folder for IWB Week 



Bengt Johansson

Key Account Manager, Elmia
Tel +46 36-15 22 71

Andreas Eriksson

Account Manager, Elmia
Tel +46 36-15 21 19

Want to exhibit at IWB Week?

Find out more and book your stand here