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Truck with timber
The forestry industry wants to reduce emissions from transport and aims to have half of freight transport electrified by 2030 (Photo: Scania)

Electrifying transport in the forestry sector

The forestry industry has set an ambitious target – to electrify half of the transports by 2030. How to get there? KTH researchers will help to answer that question.

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Portrait Eva Halén
“Because we don't want to create unnecessary barriers for the students and researchers who approach us, we choose to have low thresholds for the projects we take on. We want to give as many people as possible the chance to try to bring their inventions and ideas to the market,” says Eva Halén, business development coach at KTH Innovation.

From CEO to Business Coach at KTH

After decades as a CEO of large companies, she returned to the university - now in the role of a business coach. Today she helps researchers and students realise their dreams through KTH Innovation. ...

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 Two out of the three free-flyers, or "spacebots". In the background: Elias Krantz, PhD student at K
Two out of the three free-flyers, or "spacebots". In the background: Elias Krantz, PhD student at KTH, and part of the DISCOWER team.

New lab trains space robots in weightless environments

At a newly opened lab at KTH, space robots are training to navigate in weightless environments. The lab, one of the biggest of its kind in Europe, was built by the WASP NEST-project DISCOWER. The ...

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Man in front of a brick building with a paper in his hand.
Lorenz Payonga, doctoral student at KTH’s Department of Energy Technology, is involved in the PARMENIDES project.

A humanized electricity grid

Can you combine the requirements from the electricity grid and the needs from the consumers? Researchers at KTH will combine multiple energy storage technologies with insights from human behavior, the...

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Smiling woman in lab.
Saman Nimali Gunasekara explores how flexible sector coupling between thermal energy and electric power can be designed for different realities.

Saman wants to save the climate – with flexible energy storage

50 percent of the world's final energy is used in cooling and heating. Yet little attention is paid to the technologies behind it, the role thermal energy storage plays in it, and its connection to el...

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Silvia Trevisan and Rafael Guedez
Rafael and Silvia visiting Exheat Ltd’s electric heater manufacturing facilities.

New EU funding boosts thermal systems research

New funding for KTH’s experts in thermal systems paves way for new experiments and brand new rigs in the lab at the energy department. We sat down with researchers Rafael Guedez and Silvia Trevisan to...

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