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Investment in Green Chemistry Park, Espoo
In 2021, Kemira, Kemira’s Pension Found Neliapila and the consortium consisting of Ahlström Capital’s fully-owned subsidiary A. Ahlström Real Estate, Kirkon Eläkerahasto and Aktia Life Insurance Ltd signed a pre-agreement and a lease agreement to build a new research centre for Kemira as part of the Green Chemistry Park concept. The business premises concept – now known by the project name Erica – is planned to include approximately 25,000 m 2 of floor area, consisting of a state-of-the-art laboratory and office spaces next to apartment buildings and a large park.
The district will become a centre of science and expertise in green chemistry, complementing the Otaniemi science and startup centre and Kiviruukki’s bioeconomy and innovation hubs.The new research centre is scheduled to be completed in 2024.