Environmental Technology and Management
WE TURN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS INTO OPPORTUNITIES
The Division for Environmental Technology and Management is an interdisciplinary research group with thirty years experience of turning environmental problems into opportunities. Our main focus is the transformation of organisations, technical systems and products and services towards a resource efficient society. Today the division is a research and education environment with international reputation and with 25 employees and 900 students.
There is certainly a huge market for Swedish environmental technology in a megacity like Mexico City. But environmental and social issues are closely intertwined; what works best is technology adapted to daily life in Mexico, as a new licentiate thesis shows.
The mines of the future may be closer than we think. A degree project from Linköping University demonstrates that landfill at the Gärstad waste facility in Linköping contains metals worth SEK 3 billion.
With five women keynote speakers and six unique “Jam Sessions” at six different host businesses in the region, GIN2012 made an impression in conference history.
Invest in open innovation and your own incubator. That was the advice Holmen, the forestry company, received when GIN2012 participants participated in a Sustainability Jam Session at the Braviken forestry combine.
Laura Sokka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, will give an open lecture in room A33 (A building, LiU) Thursday 25 April at 15:00.
How the concept of urban sustainability is framed and used in academic articles was the topic when Paul Fenton gave a presentaion at Columbia University, NY.
On Friday 26 April Michael Martin will defend his thesis on environmental benefits from industrial symbiosis.
A study by Mattias Lindahl and Tomohiko Sakao on how the design of product-service offerings affects environmental impact and cost was rewarded best paper at the 5th CIRP conference on Industrial Product-Service Systems.
Tomohiko Sakao and Mattias Lindahl end up as number one and four when Journal of Cleaner Production rank the most relevant publications in the field of PSS.
Mattias Lindahl and Joakim Krook are part in an assistance project for improved waste handling in Gaborone, Botswana granted funds from Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy, ICLD.
envtech in media
The on-line channel for trenchless technology nodig-construction.com refers to the LiU interview with Santiago Mejia Dugand 1 December 2012.
The blogg Discard Studies high-lights a techospheric mining article by Nils Johansson 10 June 2012.
Presentations - keynote speaker Gunter Pauli and two sessions - from the conference "SymCity - Rethink!" in Norrköping 13-14 October 2011 on UR Play
Last updated: 2013-01-11