A fossil-free society – what role can the industrial symbiosis play?

To achieve a fossil-free society requires a combination of regional, national and international efforts.  Welcome to a seminar that will discuss the industrial symbiosis role on a fossil-free society.

Date and time

October 18, 2019


  • Jernkontoret, Kungsträdgårdsgatan 10, Stockholm


The event will be arranged by Swerim together with Jernkontoret. The invited speeches will be given by some representatives from major industrial sectors and institutes/universities in Sweden and other European countries. At the end, there will be a workshop and an open discussion with the audience.

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Save the date in your calendar! Invitation with program will be available in August.

Piece of Agenda

Presentations of most project activities on using the industrial symbiosis concept and how these will benefit to the society.

Panel discussion on cross-industry and cross-country cooperation to achieve the fossil CO2 emission in most effective ways.


  1. Common challenges for reaching a fossil-free industry/society
  2. Common research needs in the short and long term
  3. How can different industrial branches work together?

Date and place

Date: October 18, 2019
Place: Jernkontoret, Kungsträdgårdsgatan 10, Stockholm


Chuan Wang, chuan.wang@swerim.se, +46 (0)70 634 85 55
Senior researcher at Swerim and project leader of OsMet S2 financed by Vinnova UDI program

Swerim is corrdinating a Vinnova UDI project – OsMet, in which we are helping the metal industry to reduce CO2 emission and at the same time minimize landfill amounts generated from the Pulp&Paper industry and other industrial sectors. The project partners include KTH, SLU, RISE IVF, RISE Processum, SSAB Oxelösund, SSAB Merox, Volvo GTO, SCA Obbola, Stora Enso and Outokumpu.