Research groups and technology development companies are participating in a newly started project where they are taking major steps towards phasing out the use of fossil coal in the iron and steel industry in Sweden. The focus is on research into the production of biocarbon. Professor Kentaro Umeki at Luleå University of Technology will participate and lead a large part of the project, which is supported by the Swedish Energy Agency with 12 million sek.
There is a knowledge gap regarding the role of civil society in integrating people who are far from the labour market according to a new research report.
Civil society organisations can help people in the target group through their good insight into their life situation, says Malin Lindberg, professor of gender and technology and one of the researchers behind the report.
Luleå University of Technology's hydrogen seminar at Almedalen, was popular. The starting point was the large industrial initiative with green hydrogen in northern Sweden, which are expected to be of great importance globally. Afterwards, it was both ordinary people, industry representatives, researchers and politicians who took the opportunity to ask their questions to the participants.