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Mattias Eriksson

Mattias Eriksson
My research is focused on how to achieving a more sustainable food system by reducing food waste.


I work mostly with quantifications of food waste and life cycle assesments of waste reducing actions.


I work as a course leader for the courses System- and life cycle assesment (15HEC) and Food waste - current situation and future opportunities (7,5HEC) but im also a guest lecturer about food waste in various courses related to sustainable development and food systems.

I also work as a coordinator for the research school Sustainable Biomass Systems.


Recirculation of surplus food - to what benefit?

AVARE - Adding value in resource effective food systems.

Enhanced utilization of an industrial side stream for a circular biobased economy –
food grading of superior nutritional protein


UrBan Waste - Urban strategies for waste management in tourist cities.

Mistra Biotech.


I am the chairman of the board of the spin off company Matomatic that develops and sell tools for food waste reduction in restaurants and canteens.


My educational background includes studies in chemisty and food science at Uppsala University, and studies in food control at SLU. I was also working as a food inspector before I started working with research.


Researcher at the Department of Energy and Technology; Agricultural technology and systems
Telephone: +4618671732
Postal address:
Inst för energi och teknik, Box 7032
Visiting address: Lennart Hjelms väg 9, Uppsala

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