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    Christian Thomann, associate professor and one of the researchers behind the study.
    Environmental taxes make companies invest in research
    24 Oct 2022
    Companies with emissions affected by environmental taxes invest more in research and development. This is shown in a new international study by two Indek researchers.
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    A “power bank” for renewables
    28 Sep 2022
    Imagine a factory with a giant "power bank" charged with renewable energy when the availability is good and electricity prices low. To be discharged as heat when sun and wind are scarce and prices hig...
  • Remains of slag is emptied an a steel plant
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    Stainless-steel slag treat acidic wastewater
    23 Mar 2022
    Slag from stainless-steel can substitute the use of lime to neutralise industrial acidic wastewater. This way part of the CO2 emissions derived by the extraction and processing of lime can be avoided,...
  • “The industry needs experts in circular manufacturing”
    20 Oct 2021
    Hi Farazee Asif, why has the Department of Production Engineering (IIP) started a new master’s course on Circular Manufacturing Systems (CMS) – a course that you are responsible for?
  • Sign "Valencia" from the city, a sunny day.
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    KTH students improve Spanish university campus
    30 Sep 2021
    Over 100 KTH students have worked on creating sustainable energy system proposals for Valencia’s technical university. Each year the students of Energy Management, an international masters programme, ...
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    "You can talk openly with the teachers about what you need and then they focus on it." Suganya Senthil Kumar
    Student's training brings sustainability to family business
    2 Sep 2021
    A year ago, Suganya Senthil Kumar was studying in the international master's programme, Sustainable Production Development, at KTH in Södertälje. Now she is applying the knowledge she gained to her fa...
  • Scania truck and postrait of Marie Heyman.
    Marie Heyman, who works with competence development at Scania, is satisfied with the course package.
    Technology shifts make Scania invest in further training
    24 Aug 2021
    New technological shifts need new knowledge. Scania is investing in lifelong learning and together with KTH, Scania is updating its employees in the sustainable transport system of the future.
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    KTH develops the future aircraft engine
    23 Aug 2021
    KTH participates in a project that develops the future aircraft engine. "H2Jet" has received SEK 15 million from the Swedish Energy Agency to develop critical components for hydrogen propulsion with g...
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    Osmet started around the same time as Tova Jarnerud graduated from Bergs. Tova had not planned to do a doctorate, but was attracted by the Osmet project. Photo: Alexandra von Kern.
    Paper waste makes greener steel
    2 Jun 2021
    If the ideal sustainability project saves both the environment and money, and at the same time develops a research area, Osmet might be just that. Two of Sweden's largest basic industries join forces ...
  • Illustration of Björn Palm surrounded by houses and greenery.
    Being relevant is key to dissemination
    7 Apr 2021
    The energy field can make large contributions to a sustainable future – which is the reason why Björn Palm from Department of Energy Technology goes to work every morning. Being relevant to the indust...
Monica Bellgran

Södertälje secures sustainable industrial expertise

Södertälje will deliver engineers and doctors who have sustainability in their DNA. With two new education programmes starting this autumn, KTH’s southernmost campus is now fully equipped to produce graduates who will be the workforce of the future.

Sheet metal in rolls

KTH joins the HYBRIT Initiative for fossil free steel

During 2018, KTH’s Materials Science and Engineering department joined forces with LKAB, SSAB and Vattenfall in their efforts to reduce the environmental impact of steel production. The initiative is called HYBRIT and is the first of its kind. If the project succeeds, it will contribute to Sweden’s national climate goal – to be fossil-free by 2045.

The student Nicole, sitting in her student apartment

Four students in Live-In Lab’s test beds

KTH Live-In Lab is a platform of multiple testbeds with the purpose of speeding up the pace of innovation for ‘green’ tech in housing and construction. The lab was completed during the summer of 2018 and four students have now spent half a year in the test apartments, being part of R&D in fields like indoor air quality and building automation systems.

We provide energy globally

Our Department of Energy Technology (EGI) is involved in several international projects financed by the UN and the World Bank. They aim to ensure access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for all.

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