Automation Student

Ajna Hodzic and Dzenita Skulj got rewarded 2020.

To emphasise the importance of stable regeneration within the field of automation, Automation Region arranges an annual student competition for the best automation related degree project – Automation Student. The award has been distributed since 2010 by Automation Region, Svenska Mässan (the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre) and also the trade association Svensk Automation (the Swedish Automation Trade Association). The winning entry is rewarded with a scholarship of 20 000 SEK.

Automation Student is open to students, from both higher vocational education and from three- or five-year higher education and university programmes. The competition entries must have been carried out during 2020 or later.

Competition rules

Competition degree projects must have been carried out within the field of automation and production technology. Automation encompasses automation technology solutions within the process industry, discrete manufacturing, logistics and property. The field of production technology comprises basic control and regulation technology, process optimization and production management as well as hardware and related software technology.

Automation Student is open to students from higher vocational education and from three- or five-year higher education and university programmes. The competition degree projects must have been carried out during 2020 or later.

Register entries

Here you can register your entry to Automation Student 2020. Acknowledgement of your registration and further communication will be made by email; therefore check that you have entered your correct email. We require the degree project to be submitted in pdf format.

If you need help with registration, or if you have any questions about the competition, you are welcome to contact Stefan Hollertz.

The closing date for applications to Automation Student 2021 is 15 September.

Jury

Beatrice Björk
Vice CEO at Level 21

Patrick Fredriksson
Consultant in production technology and sustainable enterprises

Gunnar Lindstedt
Ph.D. in Industrial Electrical Engineering and Automation, Lund University Faculty of Engineering

Marina Rantanen Modéer
Doctoral student in Cyber Physical Systems at TU Dortmund, winner of Automation Student 2012

Magnus Wiktorsson
Professor of Production Logistics, the Royal Institute of Technology

Nina Åxman
Plant Manager Västerås, Bombardier Transportation