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  • Exploring the use of circular public procurement to promote a circular economy
    16 Nov 2018


    Public procurement accounts for about one fifth of Swedish GDP and is thus a very powerful tool for helping to transform our society in a more sustainable direction.
    A new project is being started on circular procurement with researchers from KTH and IVL. The project is funded by Formas and will focus on circular public procurement for three years with the aim to support further development of circular economy.

  • KTH and Värmdö municipality start test bed in water supply
    16 Nov 2018


    Watercentre@KTH has been awarded SEK 500,000 from Vinnova for a water supply test bed project together with Värmdö municipality. The aim is to develop new sustainable and small-scale solutions for safe water supply and good water status in the Baltic Sea.

  • Large portion of Amazon rain forest could lose legal protection
    14 Nov 2018


    Nearly 150,000 square kilometers of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil is at risk of losing its legal protection, according to a new Swedish-Brazilian study involving KTH.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018:

Architecture / Built Environment: 24
Civil & Structural Engineering: 45

ARWU (Shanghai) Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018:

Transport Science & Technology: 18

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