News on new materials
Several innovation companies from Uppsala University on prestigious list
15 november 2022
Each year, Sweden’s Ny Teknik magazine presents a list of the top 33 young tech companies in Sweden that are judged to be a leader of the future, a...
Major successes for Uppsala University researchers’ battery material
08 juni 2022
Uppsala-based battery company Altris AB was recently given the green light for funding to the tune of SEK 100 million. The company’s roots are at t...
Eliminating the bottlenecks for use of lithium-sulfur batteries
28 mars 2022
Energy storage in lithium-sulfur batteries is potentially higher than in lithium-ion batteries but they are hampered by a short life. Researchers ...
Materials company in Uppsala launches special toothpaste
21 februari 2022
Hello there... Håkan Engqvist, Professor of Materials Science at Uppsala University and co-founder of Psilox, the company bringing new biomaterials...
Designing tomorrow’s human spare parts
11 oktober 2021
Age, injury or disease: regardless of the cause, there is a growing need for treatments to replace bone and other body parts. Researchers at Uppsal...
Solar cells deliver world-record performance
16 april 2021
Hello there Vice-Chancellor Anders Hagfeldt, former Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Laboratory of Photomolecular Science, Swiss Federal Inst...
Batteries of the future
31 mars 2021
Battery research is an important piece of the puzzle for the transition to renewables and a sustainable society. Uppsala University has the largest...
Organic batteries – Building in sustainability
31 mars 2021
Sustainable energy storage is in great demand. Researchers at Uppsala University have therefore developed an all-organic proton battery that can be...
Collaboration on energy efficient cold magnets
05 februari 2021
The European Regional Structural Fund Programme for Småland and Islands and Region Kronoberg have decided to contribute to a new collaboration proj...
New semiconductor coating may pave way for future green fuels
19 november 2020
Hydrogen gas and methanol for fuel cells or as raw materials for the chemicals industry, for example, could be produced more sustainably using sunl...
Component testing for the EES facility can begin
09 november 2020
The first modules have arrived and work can now begin. Uppsala University’s FREIA Laboratory will test whether the new accelerator modules for the ...
Research on metallic nanoparticles may lead to improved solar cells
28 juli 2020
In a new study, a research group at Uppsala University explain their outstanding success in harvesting “hot electron holes”. The results of their w...
New Form of Magnetic Order Discovered in the Element Neodymium
08 juni 2020
A material’s magnetism may be used within a number of different areas. With the development of greener technology in society, the need of new and i...
Inventing the Sustainable Batteries of the Future
24 mars 2020
The European large-scale research initiative BATTERY 2030+ presents the long-term research roadmap that outlines the actions needed to invent the s...
New type of indoor solar cells for smart connected devices
05 mars 2020
In a future where most things in our everyday life are connected through the internet, devices and sensors will need to run without wires or batter...
Hidden oxygen gas has prevented higher voltages in batteries
12 december 2019
Materials researchers at Uppsala University have made a breakthrough in the understanding of energy storage in sodium ion batteries by using ultra-...
“Nanotechnology is creating quite unique opportunities for sustainable development”
01 november 2019
Hi there Maria Strømme, Professor in nanotechnology, and participating in the Kvalitetsmässan, a conference on AI, nanotechnology and cyber-attacks...
ERC grants SEK 80 million to research on material theory
16 oktober 2019
“This grant provides us with resources to meet one of science’s major challenges,” says Olle Eriksson, professor of theoretical magnetism, who is r...
Research Infrastructure to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges
10 oktober 2019
Solar cells, glasses, mobile technology, medical treatments – there is an endless list of inventions for which ion-beam based research has been dec...
Superconducting material discovered with unique code
04 oktober 2019
By developing unique code, Peter Oppeneer and his research team have discovered a new superconducting material – a material that conducts current w...