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About the platform

KTH Materials Platform aims to support and catalyse interdisciplinary research in the materials field. An important goal is facilitating interaction between KTH's expertise and external partners within academia, public organisations and companies interested in materials research.


The objectives of the KTH Materials Platform are to:

  • Catalyse multidisciplinary research activities
  • Build and maintain internal relations
  • Enhance external KTH visibility and recognition


Operational activities are run by the Materials Platform team . The team is managed by the platform's steering group , consisting of the heads of schools and the vice president, who is responsible for the KTH's research platforms.

The Materials Platform also encompasses several research groups at departments and divisions in KTH's school organisation and at competence centres  active in material-related research .


KTH's internal partners to the Materials Platform are the platforms for energy, life science and transport.

Business liaison partners are ABB, Bombardier, Ericsson, Saab, Scania, Skanska, Stora Enso and Vattenfall - all strategic partners of KTH.

Reference group

The platform has an extended reference group with representatives from other schools and departments at KTH.

Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE)

Engineering Sciences

Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health

Industrial Engineering and Management


Industrial Engineering and Management - KIC EIT Raw Materials