Partner with the leading lignin team

​​Open innovation is not just a buzz word – it is an integral part of our culture. Whether looking for partners to further develop existing ideas or simply to explore the possibilities lignin has to offer, UPM has a designated expert team to work alongside with.

Our profound know-how around all aspects of lignin stems from long experience. Our expertise covers all the way from feedstocks to production, analysis, fractionation, purification, activation, modification, and to formulation.  

​Working for a more sustainable future one bio-innovation at a time

​We continuously collaborate with universities, research partners and companies within construction, resin, plastics, and much more to develop ideas into innovations.

The goal is to optimize customers’ processes – while working for a more sustainable future one bio-innovation at a time.

For further information and samples, contact us at

Pia Nilsson Christian Hübsch
Director, lignin business
Tel. +49 175 1500232