Biovalley has several mining projects (lithium) and Keliber's lithium chemical plant will be located in Kokkola.
- Keliber Oy is a Finnish mining company with an objective of producing high-purity lithium carbonate especially for the needs of the international lithium battery market.
- Keliber has decided to locate the lithium chemical plant in Kokkola Industrial Park (KIP). Keliber continues to prepare the lithium production as a solution of two production sites. The company's lithium deposits and future mines are located in Kaustinen, Kokkola and Kruunupyy. The ore from the mines will be processed in the concentration plant at Kaustinen Kalavesi. The lithium chemical plant, where the spodumene concentrate is further processed into lithium carbonate, will be located in Kokkola KIP area.