Welcome to LTU news service! Read the latest news about our research, eduction and what's up at the Luleå University of Technology. You're free to download high-resolution photos from the media library. Top ten news Compost bags that break – here's the explanation 2019-07-23 Are you one of those who throw your food waste into flammable instead of using compost bag? Have you experienced that the compost bag broke down on the way to the garbage can? Five students at Luleå University of Technology have investigated the factors that make the compost bags not, even though th... How to make food waste into a profitable business 2019-07-09 Researchers in the field of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luleå University of Technology, have been granted SEK 3.7 million to study the management of food waste in the food and beverage industry. The researchers will develop business models for how to make money from residues and waste from t... Luleå University of Technology joins the Swedish climate framework 2019-06-25 Luleå University of Technology joins the Swedish climate framework. A wide-ranging climate transition of our societies is needed if we are to limit global warming and meet the 1.5 degrees Celsius objective. Therefore, Luleå University of Technology joins the national climate framework with 35 other ... Test environment for the future mobile network opened 2019-06-24 Luleå University of Technology has one of Sweden's first test environments for the fifth generation mobile phone network, 5G. – The infrastructure is crucial for all technological development in healthcare, learning, mining and other industry, says Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, Vice-Chancellor of Lu... New forest collaboration will strengthen research and education 2019-06-13 Luleå University of Technology has signed a collaboration agreement with the Swedish Forest Industries Federation and Swedish Wood. The collaboration – which includes research, innovation and education – should lead to investments that ensure the supply of skills and support the transition to a bio-... Prestigious Collaboration with NASA/JPL in Space Robotics and AI 2019-06-04 NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Robotics Team at Luleå University of Technology has started a long-term collaboration on drones for autonomous aerial planetary exploration. Trying to clean PFAS contaminated soil directly in the field 2019-05-28 PFAS is an environmental pollutant that received much attention during the last decade. PFAS is a non-degradable chemical that, once spread into nature, will remain there almost forever. This property makes the treatment of PFAS a very challenging task. At the moment, there is no established treatme... Researchers will help Swedish companies become more competitive internationally 2019-05-21 A new research project at Luleå University of Technology will help Swedish companies to become more competitive in the international market by developing new digital services. Lighter trucks with warm formed steel 2019-05-16 The electrification of heavy transport is one of the driving forces behind a new EU project coordinated by Luleå University of Technology in collaboration with, among others, Scania. The goal is to create a lightweight truck design using warm formed steel, which leads to more efficient transports si... Historical collaboration agreement with LKAB 2019-05-09 Luleå University of Technology and LKAB strengthen the collaboration through a strategic collaboration agreement in education, research and innovation. The aim is to increase the quality of competence development and lifelong learning, research and innovation.