About us

FineCell offers sustainable cellulose microfibers to help manufacturers make new products with reduced carbon footprints and differentiated properties.

FineCell’s technology is based on several years of top research performed at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, which is a global leader in research of polymers and materials from renewable resources. FineCell’s technology is patented in Sweden, with patents pending across global geographies.

FineCell’s cellulose microfibers possess physical and chemical properties that differ from competing products, and provide differentiated benefits for the users.

FineCell has been supported by Vinnova (Sweden’s innovation agency) and EIT InnoEnergy.


Kloce Dongfang Li

CEO | Co-founder

Kloce received his PhD in Fiber and Polymer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2015, and is one of the inventors of FineCell’s technology. Kloce is passionate about converting scientific research results into viable business ideas and has been determined to commercialize FineCell’s technology. Although trained as a chemist, Kloce has been enthusiastic about learning and practicing new business skills to grow as an entrepreneur and drive FineCell towards commercial success.

Jonatan Henschen

CTO | Co-founder

Jonatan is one of the inventors of FineCell’s technology. He received his Master’s degree in Chemical Science and Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2013, and his PhD degree in Fiber and Polymer Science in 2019. Jonatan has been focusing on developing FineCell’s technology as well as exploring applications of FineCell’s products. The common theme of Jonatan’s work is to utilize chemicals and materials from renewable resources for applications with high value and great market potential.

Monica Ek

Advisor | Co-founder

Prof. Monica Ek is one of the inventors of FineCell’s technology. Thanks to her earlier experience in working at large corporates, Monica has deep understanding of the industry of renewable chemicals and materials, as well as broad customer networks in relevant fields. As a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and division head, Monica has strong interpersonal skills, leadership skills, as well as scientific research background. As a co-founder of FineCell, Monica is passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship.

Mats Persson

Business Development Director

Mats holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping University. Mats has long and broad experiences in business development, strategic planning, and C-level management at international corporations, especially in the field of value-creating raw materials. He worked many years at AkzoNobel in different management positions. He has also worked a number of years within the food industry.

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