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School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health

CBH is one of the five schools of KTH and a strong constellation for research and education in the broader areas of health, environment, energy and materials.

The School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health conducts research and education in areas that cover several global challenges. Among them are the need of sustainable energy, health and aging population, climate change, sustainable production and working life, food production and clean water.

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Still from a 3D film showing proteins.
The proteins involved in narcolepsy are shown in this still from a 3D film produced by the Human Protein Atlas. Published Nov 19, 2020

Looking back on 20 years with Human Protein Atlas

On the 20th anniversary of the Human Protein Atlas Project, KTH Professor Mathias Uhlén reflects on the journey of this massive database for understa...

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Illustration av antibiotika inkapslad i nanogeler och hydrogeler.
Traditionell antibiotika inkapslad i nanogeler och hydrogeler som effektivt dödar bakterier. Illustration: Mads Lüchow.

New weapon against bacterial infections

What happens if water-soluble and non-water-soluble antibiotics are combined in medical technology, such as wound dressings? Until recently, researche...

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Student Aashlesha Chekkala.
"I feel privileged that I get to tell my friends and family that the project I work on is in the direction of fighting a global pandemic." Photo: Courtesy of Aashlesha Chekkala

Degree project takes aim at Covid-19

Aashlesha Chekkala came to KTH to prepare for a career in resource recovery from wastewater. That changed when she began her degree project working wi...

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