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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Allergenic substances are constantly present in our everyday lives. To respond to the growing problem of allergies in society, Yolanda Hedberg calls for increased cooperation between chemists and dermatologists.

Better knowledge of dangerous substances can prevent life-long allergies

An estimated 4,300 common chemicals in society can trigger an allergic reaction on contact. “Chemists and dermatologists need to work together to tac...

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The Re:newcell four founders. From left, KTH Professor Mikael Lindström, Christofer Lindgren, Malcolm Norlin and KTH Professor Gunnar Henriksson
The Re:newcell founders, from left, KTH Professor Mikael Lindström, Christofer Lindgren, Malcolm Norlin and KTH Professor Gunnar Henriksson

Cellulose technology enables swift scaling up of cotton recycling enterprise

Ethanol production was the aim when two KTH Royal Institute of Technology professors first developed their method for breaking down plant cellulose ab...

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They were once domestic pets, then natural selection made dingoes wild

Believed to have been pets at one stage in their evolution, the origins of the Australian dingo are shrouded in mystery, compelling generations of bio...

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