From October 1, 2017, KTH participates in a new ‘Blue Growth‘ project called RETROUT which is funded by the EU INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme. This project aims to develop and promote the Baltic Sea Region as a coastal fishing tourism destination.
David Nilsson, Director for WaterCentre@KTH and historian at KTH, joins Thomas Melin from Sida, and the author Fredrik Segerfeldt in the podcast Stadspodden to discuss sustainable urbanisation in the global context, with focus on water and sanitation.
On the 19th of April, the two water projects within the initiative Digital Demo Stockholm (DDS) picked up momentum through a workshop at KTH and a site visit at Lovö water works. The DDS is an initiative from City of Stockholm to explore how the city and its infrastructures can be transformed and improved using information and communication technology. KTH is one of the partners in this initiative, together with Stockholm County Council, ABB, Ericsson, Scania, Skanska, and Vattenfall.
WaterCentre@KTH was officially launched on World Water Day (22 March) with an event in Dome of Visions on KTH campus. Invited representatives from academia, industry, public authorities and the civil society joined in a kick-off workshop, sharing ideas on critical water challenges.
Roundtable on Water: Water Management that Makes Business Sense was organised on 24 January 2017 by KTH Royal Institute of Technology together with the Embassy of India in Sweden and the Sweden-India Business Council (SIBC) as well as experts in the area of water management, private sector collaboration and partnership.