Floating wind power at sea
SeaTwirl is looking to become the market leader in marine wind power. The company’s proprietary wind turbine, which rotates like a floating carousel on the surface of the ocean, has already garnered a great deal of attention. In p…
Time for the shipping industry to start communicating
Shipping is the engine for world trade, with more than 80 per cent of raw material and goods being moved across the world’s oceans in this way. Nevertheless, we’re lacking common procedures and technologies for ports and shipping …
New methods for handling environmentally hazardous shipwrecks
There are almost 20,000 shipwrecks around the coast of Sweden. Most of these do not threaten the environment, while others pose a clear threat. RISE corrosion experts participated in a study of four of these wrecks.
Aquatic foods – for a more sustainable food chain
Feeding the world’s population in a sustainable manner is a global challenge. Seafood and other aquatic products are often more sustainable than other animal-based foodstuffs. Kristineberg Marine Research and Innovation Centre is …
Double the benefits with 3D-printed shark skin
Barnacles and other marine organisms that attach themselves to boat hulls, a phenomenon known as biofouling, cause major problems globally, with increased costs for maintenance and fuel. By studying marine organisms’ own natural p…
Algae reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Can algae cultivation reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the metals industry? This is a question being studied by RISE in a joint research project being conducted with Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden.