About the platform
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 objectives of the Materials Platform are to:
- Catalyze 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 steering group , concisting of the heads of school and the vice president who is responsible for the KTH's research platforms.
KTH's internal partners to the Materials Platform are the platforms for energy, life science and transport.
Business liason partners are ABB, Bombardier, Ericsson, Saab, Scania, Skanska, Stora Enso and Vattenfall; all strategic partners of KTH.
KTH Materials Research Platform has and extended reference group with representatives from other schools and departments at KTH.