About KTH Materials Platform
KTH's platform organisation for Materials (KTH Materials Platform) was created to support and catalyze interdisciplinary research in the materials field. An important goal is to facilitate interaction between expertise at KTH and external partners within academia, public organisations and companies with an interest in materials research.
The aim of the Platform is to:
- Stimulate and facilitate multidisciplinary research activities.
- Seek an increased allocation of external funding.
- Build and maintain external and internal relations within the Materials area
- Provide advice to the planning process for future infrastructure investments.
Operational activities are run by the Materials Platform team . The team is managed by the Platform steering group , concisting of the School Deans and the KTH Vice President who is responsible for the KTH's Research Platforms .
KTH-internal partners to the Materials Platform are Energy, Life Science Technology and the Transport Platform.
Business liason partners are ABB, Bombardier, Ericsson, Saab, Scania, Skanska, Stora Enso and Vattenfall; all strategic partners of KTH.