Exploring the use of circular public procurement to promote a circular economy16 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 supply16 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 protection14 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.
11DecemberTuesday, 15:00Defence of dissertations Sophy Chhang Energy-momentum conserving time-stepping algorithms for nonlinear dynamics of planar and spatial Euler-Bernoulli/Timoshenko beams
12DecemberWednesday, 13:00Defence of dissertations Anders Nilsson Energy Feedback and Demand Response Strategies -- Exploring Household Engagement and Response Using a Mixed Mehtods Approach
14DecemberFriday, 09:15Defence of dissertations Louise Holmstedt Evaluation of Sustainable Urban District Developments -- the case of Stockholm Royal Seaport