Black Carbon Footprint is a 3-year research project funded by Business Finland and Finnish companies. The aim of the project is to create a new research-oriented business ecosystem covering actors from different areas of companies, research and authorities to create new in-depth knowledge about BC, including measurement methods, BC emissions, ambient BC concentrations and their transformation during aging.

Research partners of the BC Footprint project are Tampere University (TAU; Aerosol Physics Laboratory, Cost Management Center (CMC), MAB/Politics Unit, Chemistry and Bioengineering Laboratory), Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI; Aerosol research, Calibration laboratory), VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), University of Eastern Finland (UEF), and Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE).

The project is funded by Business Finland, as well as companies Vaisala Oy, Dekati Oy, Airmodus Oy, Valmet Oy, Pegasor Oy, AX-Suunnittelu, AGCO Power, and SSAB.