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Is it possible to create a sustainable and attractive home help service? Yes – researchers into working life at the University of Borås all agree.
World class research and education in Biotechnology, Energy, Polymer, Civil- and Chemical Engineering and Resource Management.
It is possible to produce bioethanol from agricultural and industrial waste in existing plants in a socioeconomically sustainable way. A research project has been carried out by doctoral student Ramkumar Nair at the University of Borås, where he verified a new process model.
“I have been verifying a process that we hope will work in an industrial scale, when it comes to using existing ethanol factories”, he says. “Thanks to that process, the industry can become more sustainable and use agricultural or industrial waste for the production of bioethanol.”
Bioethanol is used for fuel for ethanol cars, among other things. Usually, wheat, sugar canes, or corn are used for ethanol production. In Sweden, wheat is the most common.
“But these are crops that could be used...
Since one year, the international project ‘Girls into Global STEM’ (GIGS) aims at making more young people interested in technology and science.
Basic research, the unconditional search for new knowledge can result in unexpected applications that may change society.
The university has a well-developed process for working towards sustainable development in higher education.
A dress made of paper from Swedish forests. A new innovation project aims at enabling textile production of raw material from the pulp industry.
Welcome to a research seminar on the e-book in Sweden and the release of the monograph Books on...
Welcome when the doctoral student Regina Jijoho Patinvoh within Resource Recovery defends her...
Open House at the Swedish School of Textiles
Learn more about, among other things, transfer...
More information about this year's professorial inauguration and doctoral degree conferement...
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