Approved projects

Last changed: 15 August 2023

Below is a list of all projects that have been approved for funding from the climate fund and the contact person for the project.


  • Purchase of electric car (Mats Pehrsson, Lövsta)
  • Purchase of electric compact loader (Mats Pehrsson, Lövsta)
  • Study trip to visit industries/universities/research institutes that in different ways work with biomass systems (Torun Hammar, Department of Energy and Technology, Ultuna)
  • Investigate the possibility to reduce consumption of disposable products or choosing products with a lower climate impact but that still meet the care hygiene requirements (Elinora Johansson, Department of Clinical Sciences, Ultuna)
  • Installation of two charging points for electric cars (Frida Sundqvist, Department of Aquatic Resources)
  • Purchase of electric cargo bike (Helena Bötker, Ultuna)
  • Innovative strategy for a cost-effective and sustainable year-round vegetable production system reducing transport emissions and food miles (Most Tahera Naznin, Alnarp)
  • Purchase of two electric bikes, of which one a cargo bike (Mikael Lundbäck, Umeå)
  • Purchase of electric cargo bike (Johanna Wallsten, Umeå)
  • Arrange "bike maintenance week" when students and staff are offered basic servicing of bikes at no charge (Karin Bäckman, Ultuna)
  • Purchase and installation of 3 charging stations where users can ride a bike to generate electricity, e.g. to charge a phone or laptop (Daniel Albertsson, SLU Library, Alnarp, Ultuna and Umeå)
  • Switch to LED lights in greenhouses (Per Lindén, Biocentre, Ultuna)
  • Replacing a conventional toilet with a urine-diverting flush toilet (Björn Vinnerås, Department of Energy and Technology, Ultuna)
  • Establish a permanent bicycle workshop at the Ultuna campus (Daniel Valentini, Department of Urban and Rural Development, Ultuna)


  • Purchase a plastic shredder for test bottles (Christian Demandt)
  • Purchase an electric ATV (all-terrain vehicle) (Elinora Johansson)
  • Purchase and install video conference equipment at the Department of Animal Environment and Health and the Department of Soil and Environment, Skara (Anders H Karlsson/Karin Wallin)
  • Installation of solar panels on two test surfaces in Västerbotten's inland for datalogger stations which are run with car batteries today (Linnea Hansson)
  • Rebuild a double garage into a bicycle garage (Johanna Wallsten)
  • Invest in an electric car (Johan Karlsson)
  • Construct a tank in the aquatic laboratory (Markus Langeland)


  • Solar energy systems and batteries at trial fields in Bälinge mossar. Department of Soil and Environment (Örjan Berglund)
  • Install electron microscope coolers at the VH Faculty (Fredrik Södersten)
  • Principles for responsible management education. Department of Economics, Ultuna (Cecilia Mark-Herbert)
  • Climate compensation through reforestation of degraded, low-productive tropical forests on Borneo. Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Umeå (Ulrik Ilstedt)
  • Replace bikes with cars when travelling to work. Division of Facility Management's (Infra), Alnarp (Mats Svensson)
  • Purchase staff bikes for Ulls hus. Division of Facility Management's (Infra), Ultuna (Maisa Young/Karin Bäckman)


  • Energy charting and training for Skara employees (Karin Wallin)
  • Towards sustainable lawns: searching for alternative cost effective and climate friendly lawns on Ultuna Campus (Maria Ignatieva)
  • Training in low-flow anaesthesia with the aim to reduce the use of isoflurane at UDS (Birgitta Östlund-Wiberg)
  • Stimulate increased travel by night train as an alternative to flying, the LTV Faculty (Eva Johansson)
  • Skype integration (Björn Lindell)