Circularity requires that everyone in the circle invests
The amount of packaging in society is constantly increasing, creating large, short-lived material flows that need to be circulated. The EU wants 70% of all packaging turned into new products by 2030. When it comes to plastic, 16 p…
Digital test site to transform Swedish paper industry
As the digitalization process becomes more concrete, industries need to adapt to new conditions. In the SALLPI project, RISE is working together with partners to digitalize physical test beds and support a digital transformation o…
Corrugated cardboard for perfume
Corrugated cardboard perfume packaging is intended to demonstrate entirely new areas of use for the product, for example in the cosmetics industry. This is the concept behind Scent by RISE. We have worked successfully with demonst…
Full-scale testing provides opportunities for future materials
New possibilities provide a unique opportunity for scaling up future innovations from lab to full-scale production without investing in own new machinery or stopping ongoing production. The method has been used for the first …
Smart paper can clean dirty air
Researchers at RISE have developed a paper containing zinc oxide. The paper has electrical properties and may be a future solution in the fight against air pollution.
Reducing the cost of CO2 capture in process industries
On of the most important challenges of the age is the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. RISE is studying where and how carbon capture and storage (CCS) can be applied in a cost-effective manner in process industries. The…
Paper or textile – why not textilepaper?
Waste generated by textile recycling can be used to make paper. Using this waste as a raw material instead of incinerating it also reduces our environmental impact.