Mats Eklund is professor in environmental technology and management and scientific leader of Biogas Research Center at Linköping university, Sweden. He holds a PhD from the multidiciplinary research school of Water & Environmental Studies at Linköping University and is a professor at the technical faculty there since 2007. He is a research leader for the group “Industrial and Urban symbiosis” and founder of the transdisciplinary, triple-helix center of excellence Biogas Research Center. He is also initiator/founder of the strategic collaboration between TekniskaVerken and Linköping university called Industrial Ecology research program which has been in operation for the last ten years. Other strategic collaboration partners include Stena Metall, E.ON and Lantmännen. He has supervised more than 50 Master theses, ten PhD-candidates to their degree and authored about fifty scientific papers on analysis, development and dissemination of sustainable solutions.