science
FOOD / SCIENCE
Study: 1 billion people can be fed with a more efficient use of food resources — here’s how
INSIGHTS / METAVERSE
How to make a societal change in the Metaverse
THEO KANTER
Researcher and IoT senior advisor Theo Kanter shares his key findings from many years of studying the Metaverse.
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
How to make scientists find the right funding — and why it benefits all of us
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
New Norwegian research institute aims to bring hydrogen solutions for the future to the market
FOODTECH / SCIENCE
Will the future of vegan seafood alternatives be 3D printable?
GAMING / SCIENCE
Game industry researcher explains why localization is so important on a global gaming market
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Research group’s breakthrough can enable advanced sensors for robots to be 3D printed
SCIENCE
What does it take to make diapers entirely of biobased materials?
INSIGHTS / BEAUTY & SCIENCE
”We’ve only discovered 5% of the ocean and it represents 70% of our planet”
JOHANNA CARON
On how technology transforms the beauty industry
SCIENCE
Scientists have created gel made from spider silk proteins to be used for biomedical applications
ART / SCIENCE / FASHION
Veerkracht Project uses soil microbes to inspire a more sustainable denim industry
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Research project creates paper-like material to conduct — even store — electricity
SCIENCE / FASHION
Mounid creates ink colour for textiles with microalgae — and it’s safer for everyone
PODCAST
The rise of metacommunities and our season finale quiz!
INSIGHTS / RESEARCH & DIGITAL FASHION
”Fashion 4.0 stands for fashion practices in Industry 4.0, characterized by smart technologies”
NATALIA SÄRMÄKARI
On how the designer’s role changes with the boom of digital fashion
BEAUTY / SCIENCE
Tiny Associates uses biotechnologically made molecules for new ambitious skincare line
ISSUE 3
Introducing: Scandinavian MIND Issue 3
Scandinavian MIND x BE WTR
Bottled innovation
Scandinavian MIND x POC
Safety first — the story behind POC’s products
Scandinavian MIND x POC
The innovation behind POC’s awarded design
Scandinavian MIND x POC
Harvesting the heritage of POC’s safe legacy
SCIENCE / FOODTECH
Top chef Frida Ronge uses fish fed on insects and ”old” greens after unique circular research project
INSIGHTS / SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
”It is a huge potential — it could be a clean energy source for millions of people”
NASER TAVAJOHI
On the next steps to bring osmotic power into our everyday lives
INSIGHTS / THE HUMAN SKIN
”We will probably see the advent of patentable, genetically-modified probiotics over the next ten years”
TREVOR STEYN
On why the skincare industry’s growing attention to the microbiome is more than a quick trend
OUR READING LIST
Metamobility, H&M metaverse concept store, & 2022 fashion-tech predictions
LONG-READ / SCIENCE
Researcher describes how ”coopetition” can improve competitive companies’ sustainability work
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Brain Stimulation uses gamification to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients
BRIEFING
Our top 10 sustainability stories in 2021
BRIEFING
Innovations for better Living — our list with 25 groundbreaking brains and entrepreneurs
OUR READING LIST
Apple’s venture into mobility, Black Friday’s negative climate impact, and whole-genome sequencing newborns in the UK
SCANDINAVIAN MIND WEEKLY
Weekly: Inequality in the startup ecosystem (with Nora Bavey, Unconventional Ventures)
THE EXPERT / SOUND
”The human voice is naturally very distracting for us because our brains tend to latch onto voices”
GREG MCALLISTER
On how listening to music can have a positive effect on mood, fitness, relationships, and productivity
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
How Enerpoly’s next generation of battery technology can let anyone get access to clean energy
THE EXPERT / WELLNESS
”Our ambition is to create a scientific council to see how health is affected over time”
PETER WÄHRBORG
On five benefits regarding hot baths with good scientific support
SCIENCE
Micael Dahlén on how numbers run (and ruin) our lives
Q&A / PLASTIC SURGERY
”Our specialty has been in the frontline of developing new innovative techniques, which other specialties have later adopted”
HAMID NATGHIAN
On how innovation drives surgical and non-surgical treatments
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Low-cost cardboard CPR training kit can potentially save millions of lives
OUR READING LIST
Anti-depression brain implants, Xbox sneakers, and Balenciaga x Simpsons
Scandinavian MIND x Silhouette
Interstellar framework
MOBILITY
The Aurora Botnia paves the way for environmentally friendly cruise ships
SMART CITIES
How this Swedish village with 5,000 residents became Scandinavia’s first Fab City
OUR READING LIST
UN worries over AI, entirely 3D printed neighbourhoods, and cloud seeding
DESIGN
Front and Moroso invite the wilderness in in furniture collection Design by Nature
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
A green version of the super-material graphene transforms the industry
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
Revolutionary reusable sanitary protection is about to hit the market
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
This solar cell can be powered by ordinary indoor light
OUR READING LIST
Drone art installations, Germany’s electric vehicle shock, and Apple event
Q&A / FASHIONTECH
”It’s key to actively offer your customers to buy second-hand pieces in your regular sales channels to fully normalize pre-owned garments”
GUSTAV WESSMAN
On how to make the flourishing vintage market even more relevant
Q&A / THE PAST AND THE FUTURE
”People’s hopes, dreams, and even fears about the future are as important as technical, scientific, and economic development”
HENRIK BRISSMAN
On whether the way we look at the future has changed over times — and how
Scandinavian MIND x Initiativ Utö
Initiativ Utö wants to save the Baltic Sea with wetlands