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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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Field of corn.
Researchers at KTH have invented a gel based on corn fibers. Photo: Jesse Gardner, Unsplash

Hydrogel based on food waste can protect the colon

A third of the raw material used in global food production is wasted each year. Researchers at KTH have found a new use for the part of the food that would otherwise be wasted. The invention is a gel ...

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SaniSOLE
Björn Birdsong, Mercedes Bettelli and Antonio Capezza. Photo: Patrik Lundmark, KTH.

CBH team receives prize for environmentally friendly sanitary products

Antonio Capezza, a postdoc researcher at the Division of Polymeric Materials at CBH, has, together with his team at start-up SaniSOLE, won Stora Ingenjörspriset Innovation sponsored by Vattenfall. The...

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Man in shirt in a lab.
Antonius Van Maris, Head of the department of Industrial Biotechnology. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH

“We provide tools and methods to make a sustainable impact on society”

The department of Industrial Biotechnology does research and teaching on sustainable biotechnological production of pharmaceuticals, chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. ”Sustainability is...

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