Research and innovation for sustainable material use
RE:Source is a strategic innovation program that finances projects within the sustainable material field. The program started in 2016 and has financed and supported more than 250 projects.
Do you have an idea with the potential to contribute to more sustainable resource use and a more circular economy? Then you can apply for project financing at RE:Source. Read more about project financing below.
Videos from RE:Source
Rethinking fashion: Sweden’s solutions for sustainable textiles
Every year, a staggering 100 million tons of clothing are discarded globally. Projects funded by RE:Source test and demonstrate solutions to tackle these challenges.
Sweden's economy is 3,4 % circular
For the first time, a survey has been made of how circular Sweden’s economy is. The Circularity Gap Report Sweden is an in-depth analysis of how Sweden consumes materials, from food and consumer goods to housing and mobility. The report shows that Sweden’s economy is largely linear. The analysis has been carried out by RISE and Circle Economy on behalf of the strategic innovation program RE: Source.
Discover our projects
Digital collaboration platform for building and construction materials in the County of Jämtland
The project aims to demonstrate a cluster collaboration where entrepreneurs gatherin a digital collaboration platform, to create an ecosystem for the reuse of building materials in a local and regional market.
The innovation agenda for sustainable resource use
The RE:Agenda lays out Sweden’s need for research and innovation within the area of sustainable resource use. It describes how knowledge building and new solutions can be achieved.