Wargön Innovation is an award-winning innovation environment where we work for a circular society. We support entrepreneurs, companies and public actors in the development and commercialization of new innovative products, processes and business models.
Our key areas are circular flows, bio-based materials, and particularly industrial textile sorting, for which we have built, developed, and made available a unique test and demo facility.
With us, innovators, industry, academia, and the non-profit sector can test new technologies and methods that enable circular business models and a resource-efficient textile and fashion industry. We provide technical resources, expertise, and the networks needed to guide an innovation from the idea stage to finished product.
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Climate-smart algae paint for textile dyeing
Climate-smart algae paint for textile dyeing A bio-based paint for textiles made from microalgae could be the next step towards a more sustainable textile industry. Textile dyeing is known as one of the most environmentally damaging processes in the textile value chain. With locally produced algae ink and a resource-efficient dyeing method that requires less water, Mounid together with Wargön Innovation has...
Gabriella Engström new project manager at Wargön Innovation
Hi Gabriella Engström, welcome to Wargön Innovation! How does it feel to be up and running? Thank you very much! It feels great to be up and running, to be part of a fantastic team and to work in several exciting projects that Wargön Innovation has going on! What will you do here at Wargön Innovation? My role at Wargön Innovation is project manager. For me, this means being curious, solution-oriented and committed when I lead innovation projects and support entrepreneurs to enable the sustainable and circular industry of the future.
Caroline Düberg Martinsson is an innovation coach passionate about the circular economy.
Region Västra Götaland continues its investment in the circular economy with the aim of strengthening collaboration and accelerating the pace of the ongoing circular transition. Almost 100 business coaches are participating in the challenge "Circular design & new business", one of them is our innovation manager Caroline Düberg Martinsson. Regional Development Västra Götaland Region has interviewed Caroline about circularity and the challenge.
Breakthrough technology enables world-class polyester recycling
Demand for recycled polyester is increasing from both industry and consumers. But despite the large climate impact of the newly produced fossil fuel-based production of polyester, only a negligible proportion is recycled. Rewin wants to change that.