Research at Linköping University
At the BillerudKorsnäs works in Frövi and Rockhammar, trials are currently underway to make use of the organic material in waste streams to produce biogas. For the plant, this would mean dramatic reductions in electricity costs and reduced carbon dioxide emissions.
Thanks to this year’s Nobel Prize winners in Physics we now have low energy, cheap and bright lamps that can, for example, be run on solar cells. And at Linköping University world-leading research is being carried out on blue LEDs – in close collaboration with two of the prize winners.
Discrimination based on age is common. Still we don’t often talk about ageism. LiU is taking part in an international project aimed at shedding light on the problem of ageism in Sweden.
Many common surgical interventions, such as meniscus surgery, are both costly and risky, and offer no benefits at all – according to a group of orthopaedic ”mythbusters”.
Telecoms companies around the world are gearing up for the next generation of mobile telecommunications; so is Ericsson, who recently launched their “5G for Sweden” project. At LiU there is leading-edge competence.
Last updated: 2015-03-05