SEC Doctoral Network Lunch Webinar – IVL: Sustainability Challenges Coming from Electrification and the Quantification of Critical Material Flows

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On 7 December the SEC Doctoral Network welcome Mats-Ola Larsson and Erik Emilsson from IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute for a lunch webinar. IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute is an independent research institute in the fields of environment and sustainability, with Sweden’s most extensive environmental profile. IVL works with applied research and consulting projects in close collaboration with the private and public sectors. IVL has over 300 employees, mainly in Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmö, but also representation in China and India.


  • Mats-Ola: Sustainability challenges with the increased demand for valuable raw materials for electrification in the energy transition.
  • Mats-Ola: Balancing climate, resources, and environment.
  • Mats-Ola: Examples of the relevant legislature.
  • Erik: A project in Swedish Environmental Emission Data (SMED): designing a model for quantifying flows of critical materials in and through the Swedish techno sphere.


About the speakers

Erik Emilsson is a project manager for three years at IVL, working on research and assignments relating to the sustainability of electrification of transportation, and the rest of society. Recently he has been working with resource flows of critical raw materials and lithium-ion battery recycling. Erik is an M.Sc. (civilinjenjör) from the Chalmers programme Engineering Physics with Chemical engineering. In his free time Erik enjoys climbing and running in the woods.


Mats-Ola Larsson works with electrification and sustainable mobility at IVL. He is one of the authors of the newsletter omEV (, which SEC hosts.



When: 7 December 12:00-13:00
Where: Online
Questions: Please email
Registration: Please register before December 5, 2022 23:59