Lars Berglund awarded the Advanced Grant for tree nanotechnology

Professor Lars Berglund at the School of Chemistry Science and Engineering and centre manager for  Wallenberg Wood Science Center has been awarded the  Advanced Grantfunding to conduct research in nanotechnology for wood, such as translucent wood. The grant supports multi- and interdisciplinary projects and pioneering ideas in new and emerging areas that are of 2.5 million over the years 2017-2022.

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See a short film of the transparent wood

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Water filter from wood offers portable, eco-friendly purification in emergencies

A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood by researchers KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now being tested for use as a water purification filter. The aim is to use it in places where there is no infrastructure or clean water supply.

 

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