KTH in Stockholm is the largest technical university in Sweden. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. There are a total of almost 14,000 undergraduate students and more than 1,700 active postgraduate students. KTH has just over 4,600 employees. KTH is a University active in education and research and is ranked no 34 in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014 within the subject area Times Engineering & Technology.
The department of Fibre and Polymer Technology (FPT) is the largest academic institution on native and synthetic polymers in Sweden. The combination of the traditionally separate fields of natural and synthetic polymers is unique and allows FPT to address several important issues such as future demands on a sustainable material use in society. The research ranges from monomer and polymer syntheses and characterization to modelling/simulation, processing, long-term properties and material performance, degradation and functionalities.
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 654371