WWSC News

WWSC and IVA invited to science fair

2019-07-15. As an extra event within the framework of this year’s CAETS conference, IVA’s Business Council invited a seminar and a science fair at the Wallenberg Wood Science Center at KTH. Among other things, super-strong fibers, electrically conductive cellulose and beverage bottles made from pulp were shown by the participating researchers and companies. Read more …

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Professor Lisbeth Olsson receives the Arrhenius plaque

2019-01-02. WWSC researcher Professor Lisbeth Olsson at Chalmers is awarded the Arrhenius Plate 2018 for her research in the field of bioeconomy. Her field of research is industrial biotechnology, and she designs enzymes and microorganisms for processes in which biomass is transformed into fuel, chemicals and materials. The Arrhenius Plaque is annually awarded  to persons …

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Linköping University is recruiting for the next period of WWSC

2018-11-20. The Laboratory of Organic Electronics (LOE) at Linköping University is  recruiting seven doctoral students and two international postdocs to work in Wallenberg Wood Science Center. LOE will be a part of WWSC in the next period, starting 2019. Read more about their exciting research and find information on how to apply at Liu.se news …

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WWSC PhD student gets prize for presentation

2018-04-11. ​Is it possible to present one’s research in 400 seconds? Yes, it is! WWSC PhD student Jenny Arnling Bååth did it so well at the Swedish Paper and Cellulose Engineers Association, SPCI’s, annual conference Ekmandagarna 2018 that she received a prize for her efforts. Read more in the Chalmer.se news article (link to the …

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The continuation of WWSC receives funding from KAW

2017-12-06. Wallenberg Wood Science Center receives continued funding for its research on new bio-based materials from the forest. The continuation of the research center, called WWSC 2.0, will be a collaboration between KTH, Chalmers, Linköping University and the forest industry and is supported by up to SEK 400 million from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation …

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Bicycle helmet from the forest

2015-09-24. Cellutech has developed a bicycle helmet entirely based on materials from the forest. It is showcased today and is the first product realized from the inspirational project Ekoportal2035, created by Skogsindustrierna. The helmet is a prototype designed and constructed by the designer Rasmus Malbert. Cellulose materials with different expressions were used in the design …

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WWSC science rap @ SPCI & Friends Gröna Lund

2015-05-26. Maestro Jojjen has done it again! This time with the support from his apprentice MC Benzo. Together they perform a marvelous rap that gives an overview of the academic research within the field of sustainable materials from the Swedish forests. Enjoy and spread the word of a more sustainable world! Peace out! Lyrics to …

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