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  • Loop of energy can save costs in industry

    3D printed heat exchanger
    The 3D printed heat exchanger prototype
    Published Sep 08, 2022

    KTH researchers from different disciplines join forces to create a sustainable loop from electricity to waste heat, and back to electricity. This saves operating costs for energy-intensive industries ...

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  • Research for recharge-able button batteries that substitute lithium with non-toxic materials

    Dr Veena Singh (MSE) and Fabio Monetti (IIP)
    Dr Veena Singh (MSE) and Fabio Marco Monetti (IIP) discussing experiences of battery production while the performance of batteries are being tested over 1000s of charging and discharging cycles.
    Published Feb 18, 2022

    ITM's Material Science and Engineering and Production Engineering departments have combined forces to concurrently research battery materials and battery production processes. The aim is to optimise ...

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  • New spark in IRIS at half term

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    IRIS have activities in four different areas.
    Published Nov 17, 2021

    ITM’s flagship project IRIS has reached half term. Has the ambition to create strong multi-disciplinary research environments on “sustainable industry and society” and stimulate new collaborations sur...

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  • Crowdfunded women better at reaching funding goals

    Woman looking at the stock in front of computer.
    Published Feb 02, 2021

    Backed up by women, female entrepreneurs at crowdfunding platforms reach their funding goals more often than men. Hadar Gafni at the Department of Industrial Economics and Management has mapped the ge...

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  • Chang Su makes district heating more sustainable

    Published Dec 08, 2020

    Chang Su's IRIS related research about the decarbonization of the Swedish district heating sector has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency.

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