Research

Mistra invests in research aimed at solving key environmental problems and promoting Sweden’s future competitiveness. Mistra’s research programmes are conducted in a close dialogue with companies, public agencies and other users, to ensure that research findings are put to practical use.  

Mistra is to invest SEK 40 million in a new research programme to explore the uses of nanotechnology. A call for proposals is now being issued, to find research environments that can both survey the environmental effects of nanomaterials and develop new applications to solve various environmental problems.

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With the development of nanoscience and materials science, many commercial applications involving nanotechnology have emerged. Examples are surface coatings, electronic components, hygiene products, textiles, cosmetics, sports equipment, food additives, pharmaceuticals and dental care products. All over the world, nanoproducts are proliferating fast as more and more areas of use are found.

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  • Programtid: 2014-2018
  • Finansiering: Mistra is investing SEK 40 million and other stakeholders are providing 25% in cofunding.
  • Programvärd: Chalmers University of Technology

Expanding companies are a key factor in new job creation, and deliver our society’s economic growth.

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  • Programtid: 2012 - 2019
  • Finansiering: Mistra is investing SEK 80 million
  • Programvärd: Mistra

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  • Programtid: 2017-2021
  • Finansiering: The programme has a total budget of SEK 60 million. Of that sum, SEK 51 million will come from Mistra, with the remaining SEK 9 million provided by programme partner.
  • Programvärd: KTH Royal Institute of Technology

BASIS FOR LARGE-SCALE USE OF CULTURED MICROORGANISMS Microorganisms have proved to have the potential to replace and degrade the chemical pesticides that are used against pests today. They can also reduce nutrient leaching by absorbing nutrients. In addition, microorganisms can be used to produce bioenergy that replaces fossil fuels. The DOM programme started with the […]

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  • Programtid: 2003–2011
  • Finansiering: Mistra invested SEK 61,3 million.
  • Programvärd: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE? It has become evident that global warming is currently the most serious threat to the environment. Anthropogenic emissions of CO2 are the largest contributor to the problem. Because a large share of CO2 emissions comes from transportation, measures must be taken in this sector. Emission reductions can be achieved, for example, […]

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  • Programtid: 2006–2014
  • Finansiering: Mistra 20 MSEK
  • Programvärd: Volvo Technology AB

WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE? The modern industrial society has become increasingly dependent on fossil feedstocks as the raw material not only for fuel but also for a vast range of chemicals that have integrated into innumerable products like plastics, detergents, printing inks, coatings, paints, adhesives, building protection agents, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, etc. It is […]

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  • Programtid: 2003-2010
  • Finansiering: Mistra 71,4 MSEK.
  • Programvärd: Lund University

The programme ended in 2004.

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  • Programtid: 1996–2003
  • Finansiering: Mistra invested SEK 90 million and support from the business sector amounted to SEK 18 million.
  • Programvärd: Swedish Pulp and Paper Research Institute (STFI)

Programme ended 2010

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  • Programtid: 2003-2010
  • Finansiering: Mistra invested SEK 82,4 m
  • Programvärd: Gothenburg University

Programme ended 2013

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  • Programtid: 2004–2013
  • Finansiering: Mistra invested SEK 97 million and industry invested SEK 132 million
  • Programvärd: Jernkontoret

Programme ended in 2004

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  • Programtid: 1996-2004
  • Finansiering: Mistra SEK 75 million. The Swedish National Energy Administration SEK 75 million.
  • Programvärd: Uppsala University