Research exchange in Brazil

International co-operation and research exchange are emphasized in the BioColour project. Docent Riikka Räisänen, the consortium leader, will be spending February 2022 underneath the Brazilian sun participating in the research done at Univeristy of Campinas (UNICAMP).

UNICAMP campus in Limeira.

Research related to the BioColour project takes place in the Laboratory of Ecotoxicology and Genotoxicology led by Professor Gisela de Aragão Umbuzeiro. The laboratory is located in the UNICAMP campus in Limeira, approximately a three hour drive from the coast northwest of Saõ Paulo. Professor Umbuzeiro and her research team are focusing on the ecotoxicology of the biocolourant dyeing process waste waters.

Riikka Räisänen (vas.) ja BioColour-tutkimustiimi UNICAMP:ssa.

We are all jointly responsible of our planet. We at BioColour want to find solutions to global challenges. Textile dye processes are one of them.