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Industrial Engineering and Management

The research at the School for Industrial Engineering and Management will lead the transition towards an industry adapted to a sustainable society. New materials, additive manufacturing, sustainable production, new business models, sustainable energy systems, processes for recycling, innovation and entrepreneurship are just a few of the research areas that gather under the school's umbrella. We also have research in learning from preschool to college.

A city photographed from above.
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A close collaboration with the industry and society characterises the school's research, which is a way for KTH to share knowledge and establish research even more strongly in the societal challenges. 


KTH's research within industrial technology and management takes place within seven main research areas: