Academy Group

Funded by Swedish Energy Agency, partly
Type Working group
Time period 2017-06-12 - Ongoing

A group consisting of the university partners, aims to discuss issues related to education and interests in life cycle assessment from an academic point of view.


In 2017 a call for a space to discuss issues out of interest for academic partners was raised, and the working group Academy was formed. The group consists of university representatives from the Swedish Life Cycle Center Board and the Scientific advisory group as well as other employees from the partner universities. The meetings are being coordinated within the project Swedish platform for the life cycle perspective. If you are employeed at a partner university and want to join the group, contact Maria Rydberg.

Aim & objectives

The aim of the group is to gather researchers from our university partners to discuss issues related to education and interests in life cycle assessment from an academic point of view. The group i also a platform for cooperation between the centers partner universities.

On the Agenda 2020

Planning a Network conference about the research front in LCA and life cycle thinking to be held 26 November 2020.

Planning for a PhD course to be held in April and May 2021.

Information meeting for possible new partner universities


Arranged the seminar “Teaching LCA at universities” in 2018.

Initiating a PhD course in LCA in 2018.

Inventory of researchers active with in the field of life cycle thinking at partner universities.

Project organisation
Chalmers University of Technology KTH Royal Institute of Technology Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences