Pentti Malaska Futures Award to Woodio Oy

The Pentti Malaska Futures Award is given to a research-based and groundbreaking visionary innovation that can help with building a more sustainable global future. The University of Turku has granted the €30,000 Pentti Malaska Futures Award to Finnish company Woodio Oy.

The Pentti Malaska Futures Award is given to a research-based and groundbreaking visionary innovation that can help with building a more sustainable global future. The University of Turku has granted the €30,000 Pentti Malaska Futures Award to Finnish company Woodio Oy.

“Receiving the Futures Award is a very happy surprise for the Woodio team. Clearly, the jury shares our vision that commercializing environmentally friendly technologies is crucial for a more sustainable future. Like the previous winner Solarfoods, the journey of Woodio’s wood material innovation into people’s everyday lives is long. It is gratifying to see that this journey is supported by recognitions such as the Pentti Malaska Futures Award. ” celebrates Petro Lahtinen, founder and CEO, Ph.D.

The University of Turku Pentti Malaska Futures Award was established in 2017, in the honour of the 25th anniversary of Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC) at the University of Turku. Pentti Malaska (1934-2012) was a professor of financial mathematics and statistics at Turku School of Economics and established the FFRC in 1992. Pentti Malaska was a radical, visionary thinker whose research interests crossed a wide range of academic disciplines from mathematics and electrical engineering to philosophy, ecology and strategic management. His work boldly crossed sectoral boundaries between the academic world, business world and societal influencing. Purpose of the award is to honour and continue Professor Malaska’s pioneering life’s work in the field of futures research.

“The solution has a strong scientific basis in the research conducted at the University of Helsinki. The carbon footprint of the material used by Woodio is extremely small and the products have global applicability and scalability. The products combine industrial design and innovative approach to the use wood. The winner continues Professor Pentti Malaska’s interdisciplinary future philosophy by combining visionary thinking, innovative technology, and boundary-crossing collaboration for building a sustainable planetary future with radical solutions”, says chair of the panel deciding the winner, Director Juha Kaskinen from the Finland Futures Research Centre of the University of Turku.

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Petro Lahtinen, CEO Woodio, T. 050 5811 033, www.woodio.fi
Juha Kaskinen, Director, Finland Futures Research Centre of the University of Turku, T.040 543 9645 

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