Within the health field, new tools, methods, and products contribute to improvements in preventive and curative healthcare or can be used to study medical issues. The field includes research on advanced biomaterials and the design and production of new polymers for medical application.
The field of energy and environment includes the development of improved solar cells, environmentally friendly and effective energy processes, energy conversion processes, environmental issues, and the production of chemicals and drugs.
The research within the materials field includes design, analysis, and the understanding of molecular systems and the applications on, for instance, bioorganic materials.
The school has significant activities at the Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab, in Solna, and is strongly involved in developing this national center for molecular life sciences.