Research that makes a difference
The university’s research stems from six prioritised areas which are based on the needs of the educations as well as the surrounding society.
High scientific and artistic level is a matter of course, and the activities are characterised by cross-border work and approaches. Collaborations with external actors are an integrated part of our business. This is also a prerequisite for a continued development of the university’s ambitions of being a sustainable university and offering complete academic environments in all prioritised areas.
Researchers are, in the project FBD_BModel, developing an innovative business model to make it profitable to manufacture small series of certain garments in Europe. Visit the project.
This is currently the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme. The University of Borås participates in several of the projects. Read more.
How can we use recycled concrete in new concrete?
Re:Textile conducts both research and applied work in concrete projects to investigate the commercial viability of the re-design.
A €4.5m European research project that will investigate ways to provide dignified care for older people will be officially launched 18 June.
Is it possible to create textiles from old bread? Akram Zamani, wants to find out. And she has already come a long way.
User-friendliness has been the focus of the development of smart and functional textiles. Now it is time to address comfort of these textiles.
Wood is a living material that changes with varying temperatures and humidity. A new model can predict wood's behaviour