Researchers will explore the possibility of using wax from Arctic berries to create new products in cosmetics, dental and packaging materials. The berry wax has a unique chemical composition that will now be studied further.
There has been an immense growth in the green bond market and the investor demand for green projects keeps growing. However, a Nordic legal framework for green bonds is missing. This is something that will be adressed in a new research project at Luleå University of Technology.
Luleå University of Technology’s Honorary Doctors of 2018 are Lars Martinson, CEO of Martinsons, a world-leading company in wood products industry, Lilian Ryd a cultural historian and author of, among others, the award-winning book Kvinnor i väglöst land, and Gertrud Åström, one of Sweden’s foremost gender equality experts, who for centuries pursued gender equality issues in Sweden.