CESC - Centre for Sustainable Communications

The Centre for Sustainable Communications is an interdisciplinary research environment, situated at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. It provides a forum for knowledge exchange and collaboration between industry, the public sector and research. Together with its partners, CESC conducts innovative research on ICT for sustainability aiming to contribute to a change of society in a sustainable direction.

Summer School ICT4S 2017

We are delighted to announce the ICT4S Summer School, to be be held from July 31- August 4, 2017, at the Lorentz Centre, in Leiden, Netherlands. The ICT4S Summer School will focus both on how to make ICT greener, and how to leverage the power of ICT to develop sustainable solutions in diverse areas such as urban planning, transport, buildings, food, clean water, and sustainable development. More information here.

New Strategic Innovation Program!

The Swedish Energy Agency, Vinnova and Formas have decided to grant the application for setting up a Strategic Innovation Program for Smart Sustainable Cities with 40 MSEK/year the coming years. The program is a continuation of the Strategic Innovation Agenda for Smart Sustainable Cities that was initiated by CESC and the KTH Energy platform in 2013. Read more about it here.

Short podcast about future sustainable traffic solutions

Listen to Anders Gullberg in a five minute interview about future (climate) smart solutions for urban traffic. He presents his innovative research and ideas - based on digital transport systems and inspired by internet giants such as Spotify, Facebook and Google.

Click here to access the pod (In Swedish)

The Swedish EPA trained by KTH and CESC

On Nov 17:th, KTH / CESC and Open Lab arranged a full day of education for the department for research and analysis at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Read all about it here.

Digitalisation for a Sustainable Climate - new report

The Digitalisation Commission has released its third report “Digitalisation for a Sustainable Climate”. Two of the four authors behind it are connected to CESC; Matlida Gennvi Gustafsson at Ericsson and Anna Kramers at KTH. More information (in Swedish) here.

8 CESC researchers at Swedish Sustainability Conference

On November 10, CESC will participate with 8 researchers in one track at the Swedish 2-day Sustainability Conference,  Miljöstrategidagarna. The theme is how digitalization can support a sustainable development.  More info. (in Swedish).

CESC engaged in project taking guided tours to next level

The Swedish Tourist Industry's Research and Development Fund, BFUF, has awarded 1.7M Kr to a project that will lead towards ”Context-Aware Augmented Reality Experiences In and Beyond the Museum”. The project will be led by Mario Romero from Visualization Studio, VIC, at KTH.

The aim of the project is to enrich and augment experiences at museums and guided tours, through augmented reality solutions in users’ mobile phones. Other organizations involved - a part from Centre for Sustainable Communications, CESC, and Visualization Studio at KTH, are Spårvägsmuséet, Stockholm City Museum and Världskulturmuséerna.  Press release (in Swedish)

Podcast with CESC's Elina Eriksson - smart solutions in sharing economy

How can IT contribute to the shift towards sustainable development? Hear Elina Eriksson, researcher at CESC, talk (in Swedish) about smart solutions for sharing eceonomy in KTH's podcast-series ” Five minutes with…”.


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