Plänet B in Äänekoski is an extraordinary new community of global researchers and cutting-edge biotech businesses now rising in the Finnish heartland. With strong support from both the Finnish State and Finnish business, its mandate is clear. Plänet B aims to become both the world’s leading ecosystem for forest-products innovations within the rapidly emerging biotech economy – and the world’s largest B2B meeting point for the biotech industry.
Plänet B is actively focused on attracting and supporting a range of bio-economy and clean tech start-ups, established firms and other service providers across such diverse fields as logistics, maintenance, process programming, robotics, electrical and automation technology – as well as hotel, restaurant and travel services.
Sets out to gather the most promising and innovative ideas within the bio economy and clean tech from around the world. More than merely a collection of related firms, it is dedicated to providing an ecosystem where both established companies and ambitious startups can share ideas and together take them further within a mutually beneficial framework.