global change award

Swerea IVF awarded the Global Change Award 2018

2 April, 2018

In competition with 2,600 contestants from 150 countries, Swerea IVF researchers Zengwei Guo and the textile recycling research team awarded second prize for their newly developed technology for chemical recycling of polyester.

The award is one of five winners of this year's Global Change Award, rewarded with a prize of 250,000 Euro. In addition, the winners are offered a program for innovation and business development, which will be conducted in 2018 in Stockholm, New York and Shanghai.

Global Change Award, is an annual competition initiated in 2015 by the non-profit foundation H & M Foundation. The prize is awarded to five innovations in the field of circular economy and sustainability.

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