Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. KTH is Sweden’s largest technical university and accounts for over one third of the national capacity for engineering studies and technical research at post-secondary level. KTH has over 12000 undergraduate students, 1800 active postgraduate students and a staff of 3600.
Energy is one of five research platforms at the university, with 450 researchers, 48 research groups, and 15 research centres involved in a broad span of projects and education. Biomass, and in particular thermochemical conversion, plays a prominent role in these endeavours.