Environment and sustainable development at KTH

KTH contributes to sustainable development by providing educational programmes, conducting research and by interacting with the surrounding community. Through its activities, KTH also impacts the environment in practical terms through the consumption of materials and water, energy and chemicals, travel and transport and construction, and indirectly through purchasing and procurement.


Environment and sustainability without boundaries!

Apply now for funding to enhance transdisciplinary collaborations in environment and sustainable development at KTH. Deadline for application is June 15, 2016. Send your application to sustainability@kth.se

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Algae entrepreneur from KTH named Wired fellow

Can a seaweed farmer change the world? Wired magazine seems to think so. It named algae entrepreneur Fredrika Gullfot —a former KTH researcher — one of its 12 Wired Innovation Fellows for 2015.

Can a seaweed farmer change the world?


Helmet made entirely from forest products

In what looks like an ordinary bicycle helmet, Swedish designers have replaced Styrofoam with a new shock-absorbing material made with renewable and biodegradable wood-based material.


Tapping into the current

Underwater kites could be the next big wave in renewable energy, and a KTH researcher is involved in Europe’s biggest ever ocean energy project. 



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