The leading edge open access piloting service provider

100+ years of pioneering the green transition

KCL’s unique piloting platform and comprehensive laboratory services support product development processes across the diverse value chains of the bioeconomy.


Our latest offering includes also novel biomaterials, contract manufacturing services, consultancy and support for larger co-development projects.


Confidentiality, expertise, flexibility and high quality are the pillars of how KCL works with customers.

What we offer

Fiber processing platform

Fiber processing services is fully accustomed to developing new processes, scaling up the existing processes, producing materials as a service, introducing new raw materials, perform operational optimization of equipment and pilot new technologies.

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Dispersion and extrusion coating

KCL coating services have expanded. We are fully equipped to develop new barrier products, replace plastics with bio-based alternatives and test new raw materials and technologies.


KCL printing services are intended for customers who operate with surface development. The services offered by KCL provide valuable information about material performance in a real printing process environment.

Finishing & converting

KCL flexible finishing services provide rewinding, slitting, sheet cutting and packing of materials in the formats that are suitable for printing, converting or laboratory analyses.

Laboratory Services

KCL laboratory services offer laboratory scale simulations of individual process stages, trouble shooting, testing and analyses. High quality and reliable results are the fundamental values of KCL laboratory services.

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Contract manufacturing

KCL's equipment and processes provide an excellent environment to produce and demonstrate the first prototypes of new products making market entry streamlined, smooth and safe.

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KCL Biomaterials

KCL has developed proprietary technologies to produce novel biomaterials, especially for paper & board industry.


KCL hosts the BIOHUB cluster tailored for the biomaterials sector. BIOHUB offers a dedicated space for testing, piloting, and laboratory facilities.

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Consulting and co-development projects

KCL collaborates with: