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Trådbildande svamp i labbet

From dissertation to startup company

Ramkumar Nair, former PhD student of Resource Recovery, developed the technology during his dissertation which has led to a spin-off startup company.

Regina Jijoho Patinvoh demonstrates a plug-flow reactor in the lab.

Less water beneficial in biogas production

When organic waste is turned into biogas, water is usually an important component of the process.

Gives an image of the reading debate

Alarming reports on reduced reading and impaired reading abilities; this is today’s debate. Now researchers are making a historical look back.

20 years of unique and open access

20 years ago, the journal Human IT was founded at the University of Borås. It was one of the first scientific open access journals in the world.

New method makes bioethanol from waste – in existing plants

It is possible to produce bioethanol from agricultural and industrial waste in existing plants in a socioeconomically sustainable way.

Smartly dressed in 100 percent Swedish paper

A dress made of paper from Swedish forests. A new innovation project aims at enabling textile production of raw material from the pulp industry.

Focus on social sustainable development

Five researchers from different disciplines presented the university’s research in Brussels.

Educational researchers learn from each other’s differences

In August, educational researchers travelled from all over the world to Borås to discuss their research and learn more about the research field.

Research takes the deafblind out of the dark

A garment that can act as a communicative interface for deafblind people – this is the expected result of a unique and innovative EU project.

Lignin – much more valuable than just as waste

Lignin, a waste product from biomass and ethanol production, will now reach its proper value as bio-oil in new products.