Furbish Sustainable Hospitals

In collaboration with one of Europe’s leading technical universities, RWTH Aachen in Germany, Furbish is conducting a study on how the Furbish® method for sustainable offices can be further developed and applied in the healthcare sector. The project is led by Ulrike Rahe. MHH University Hospital in Hanover/ Germany acts as application case.



Property Owners Branch Organisation in Gothenburg

The Property Owners’ Branch Seminar day gather over 300 professional branch representatives to Clarion Hotel Post. The focus is on the commercial real estate market and office real estate development in the Gothenburg region. Furbish’s Ulrike Rahe introduces the branch to Smart and sustainable offices.


New member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA

Furbish’s Holger Wallbaum is very honoured to be elected as a new member in the division III “Building and construction” of the very prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien/IVA). IVA has 1,300 elected Swedish and international members. They are leading decision-makers, experts and researchers from the private sector, academia and public administration. His majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf is the patron.


IVA’s official press release to be found here


European Patent filed, owned by FurbishTM

Dr. Christian Marx from University of Hanover/Germany (former colleague at Chalmers University of Technology) and Furbish’s Ulrike Rahe are inventors to an EP owned by FurbishTM, describing a new product-service system for offices, bridging the gap between interior of the office and the facility management.


Innovation Award 100 000 SEK

At Climate KIC’s Innovation Summit in Copenhagen, Furbish’s Ulrike Rahe was acknowledged for presenting Next Generation Hospitals goes SSO, an innovative approach for applying the Smart and Sustainable Offices method for improving hospitals of the future.

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Sweden’s most beautiful office award

Initiated and organised by Swedish Property market branch organisation, a yearly award is given to Sweden’s most beautiful office. During the award ceremony 2016 in Grand Hotel Stockholm, game developer Dice received the first price for their Stockholm office. Furbish’s Ulrike Rahe was member of the jury that evaluated 72 nominated offices from all around the country.


Look it up here


Accelerator Award 500 000 SEK

Furbish’s Ulrike Rahe received half a million Swedish crowns to identify opportunities to address the strategy of Climate-KIC and its themes for an innovative product-service system for improving offices perceived indoor climate. The Award indicates Climate-KIC’s aim to support the project to identify and validate the business model of the innovation opportunity.


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