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.
In the future, wastewater treatment plants can have a broader function by being converted into biorefineries.
New agreement with the University of Mazandaran in Iran leads to a dual doctorate degree
The goal is to produce climate-smart materials--including a whole new source of protein.
Doctoral student David Goldsmith studied a slow-artisanal social enterprise in India that makes handloomed fashion fabrics.