Unit profile


The Sustainable Production Initiative is a concerted action by Chalmers University and Lund University to produce leading edge knowledge for sustainable production excellence. The strategy is to create a research organisation that addresses three parallel focus areas:

Sustainable product development

Sustainable production systems

Sustainable manufacturing processes


For information on this Strategic Research Area, please visit LTH.se/SPI.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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