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  • Hello there, Stefania Giacomello!

    Stefania Giacomello
    Published May 30, 2023

    Giacomello is conducting her research in the Spatial Biology field, studying how biological information of cells in a tissue is structured in 2D. Her research team is aiming to discover the tight conn...

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  • KTH Library enhances food resources with Nature Food

    Published May 30, 2023

    Following a request from the newly established KTH Food center, KTH Library has started a subscription to Nature Food.

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  • Fresh vegetables all year round through farming in water

    Michael Martin in front of plants in a greenhouse
    Light and sensor technology means vegetables can grow quickly and thrive in water, even where there are no windows. The crops obtain their energy from LED lighting instead of sunlight. “Our main challenge is making the growing process itself as energy efficient as possible,” says researcher Michael Martin, Professor of Sustainable Production at KTH.
    Published May 30, 2023

    Water-based, or hydroponic, technology for indoor farming means that more and more retailers, restaurants and households are choosing to grow their own fresh vegetables. “Developing indoor farming of...

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  • Hello there, Jean-Baptiste Thomas!

    Jean-Baptiste Thomas
    Jean-Baptiste Thomas in front of fresh sugar kelp that is drying post harvest on the West Coast
    Published May 04, 2023

    Thomas' research aims to contribute to a resilient, sustainable and low carbon blue bioeconomy.

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  • Coconuts and lemons enable a thermal wood for indoor heating and cooling

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    Peter Olsén and Céline Montanari, researchers in the Department of Biocomposites at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, say the new wood composite uses components of lemon and coconuts to both heat and cool homes. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Mar 30, 2023

    A building material that combines coconuts, lemons and modified wood could one day be enough to heat and cool your home. The three renewable sources provide the key components of a wood composite ther...

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  • Theme leader - Food and Health

    Published Mar 27, 2023

    Be part of a creative multidisciplinary research environment working with sustainable and healthy food systems. KTH FOOD is recruiting a Theme Leader to be actively involved in developing new research...

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  • Theme Leader - Digitalisation of the Food System: logistics and consumption

    Published Mar 27, 2023

    Be part of a creative multidisciplinary research environment working with sustainable and healthy food systems. KTH FOOD is recruiting a Theme Leader to be actively involved in developing new research...

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  • Projects aim to eliminate waste from wastewater

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    Water treatment used to be primarily about protecting the environment from contaminants. Nowadays, sea- and wastewater are purified into drinking water and all parts of wastewater are to be reused. At the new pilot and demo facility in Loudden, Stockholm, new solutions for circular water treatment are being tested and developed. (Photo: Mostphotos)
    Published Mar 21, 2023

    The demand for water treatment is increasing throughout the world – and so is the risk of waste. Today, water treatment processes aim to protect the environment from contaminants, while recycling all ...

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  • New research centre shaping the future of food

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    Francisco Vilaplana and Rebecka Milestad have worked on starting KTH FOOD for several years. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Mar 02, 2023

    KTH FOOD is a new research centre for sustainable and healthy food systems which aims to engage and align the education, research, and outreach competences at KTH towards a sustainable and healthy foo...

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  • Method extracts antioxidant nutrients from corn processing waste

    Man in lab coat holds handful of corn bran
    Of the more than 120 million metric tons of corn starch produced each year, nearly 15 percent is discarded or fed to chickens and other animals. Francisco Vilaplana has developed a method to generate nutritional value from what he describes as "a huge sidestream."
    Published Jan 31, 2023

    A process for extracting nutritious antioxidant dietary fibers from corn starch production waste could turn tons of nearly-worthless bran into a valuable, circular resource.

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  • KTH Transformation Day 2022 recordings now available

    Published Jan 10, 2023

    More than 140 people from academia and industry gathered at KTH in October 2022 to discuss the transformation of the food industry. The food industry accounts for a quarter of carbon dioxide emissions...

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  • Algae waste to become food and cosmetics in circular EU project

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    Amparo Jimenez Quero, researcher at the Division of Glycoscience at KTH.
    Published Sep 28, 2022

    Each year, large amounts of macro and microalgae are produced over the world, but the waste from the production is discarded and not made use of. A new EU project coordinated by KTH aims at finding wa...

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