• Prize-winning SLU research produces more rice – with less impact on climate

    Prize-winning SLU research produces more rice – with less impact on climate

    A new, more climate-friendly rice produces higher yields while lowering greenhouse gas emissions from rice paddies. The rice can also thrive in a warmer climate. Senior lecturer Chuanxin Sun and his research team at SLU are behind the award-winning research that led to this climate rice.

    “If this rice were to be grown globally, it could potentially mean food for 200 million more people, while reducing the carbon footprint by a corresponding 120 million cars,” Sun explains.

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  • Meet Mats Söderström – researcher with a satellite perspective on environmentally friendlier cultivation

    Meet Mats Söderström – researcher with a satellite perspective on environmentally friendlier cultivation

    Mats Söderström, senior lecturer at the Department for Land and Environment at SLU in Skara, is the researcher behind CropSAT®. A digital service for precision cultivation that provides conditions for better harvests and less environmental impact. We interviewed Mats about his innovation journey on a sunny day in Skara.

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  • SLU Holding investing in Leafymade

    SLU Holding investing in Leafymade

    The driving force for Leafymade AB is the development of sustainable materials that can replace plastics and paper in disposable products. With its investment, SLU Holding is providing the company both with important capital and opportunities for new knowledge through collaboration with researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

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The maximum funding per innovation project is 300 000 SEK. The applications are rewieved regularly and processed in consultation with an innovation & business developer from SLU Holding.
The funding can be applied to activities such as:

  • Commercial verification – identify customers and their needs.
  • Technical verification designed to minimize project risks
  • Prototyping
  • Analysis of regulatory and legal requirements
  • IP protection and initial patenting costs
  • Building team

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