Borrow a researcher

Note · 22 December 2022

Mälardalen University now offers companies and organizations within the public sector the opportunity to borrow a researcher with cutting-edge expertise for a day. The university wants to create long-term collaborations and increase the innovation and competitiveness of the companies that participate. Now they lend researchers within embedded systems.

Read about how to borrow a researcher

Forward on the road for emobility

Note · 20 December 2022

In order to drastically reduce emissions and reach the sustainability goals, major changes are required, not least in industry and the transport sector. Therefore, through Swedish IndTech, we arranged a seminar with world-leading industry leaders: Robert Falck and Andreas Follér as well as leading policy actors in the USA: Alyssa Haerle and Jennifer Gerbi.

Läs mer och se webbinariet här!

Collaboration is the new innovation

Note · 29 November 2022

“Collaboration is the new innovation” said a wise person once, and this is so true! During the Automation Summit conference, it became more transparent than ever that innovation takes place through inter-active collaboration and that the time when research and innovation took place behind closed doors is long gone.

Read Daniel Boqvist's reflection

Using your team's full capacity

Note · 23 November 2022

With a shortage of skills and a large recruitment need, capacity management in both the healthcare sector and industry has become increasingly crucial. In a unique project, the two widely different sectors meet to exchange experiences and learn from one another.

Read more about the project

A glimpse of the future

Note · 21 October 2022

The Scanautomatic trade fair has drawn to a close and here we summarise an event full of energy, new technology and great potential for Swedish industry. A big thank you to all members and collaborative partners – new and old acquaintances for inspiring and informative days in Gothenburg at our IndTech Lounge stand.

Highlights from Scanautomatic

Degree project highlights the potential with event-driven communication

Note · 18 October 2022

This year’s winners of the Automation Student competition are Anna Bengtsson and Sofie Nilsson from the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering programme at the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University. In their degree project they have investigated how wireless regulation can be improved by modifying the control algorithm and basing the communication of control and measuring signals on events instead of fixed time intervals.

Read more about the winners

Network and new technology in Skellefteå

Note · 14 October 2022

On October 4, we arranged the Automation Expo at T2 College in Skellefteå. In addition to the exhibition and mingling, the visitors were able to take part in short presentations in areas such as robotics, competence , production and additive manufacturing. Thanks to all exhibitors and visitors for an inspiring day!

Read more about Automation Expo in Skellefteå

Quantum computing and how it will revolutionize the industry

Note · 14 October 2022

On August 23, a webinar about Quantum computing was held. We talked about how quantum computers can create benefit and within just a few years revolutionize the industry. In five years, experts believe the world will know what actors and what countries will be forefront in the field of Quantum Computing. Since 2018, the investments into Quantum Computing startups in Silicon Valley have sky rocked.

Read more about Quantum Computing

Meet Helena Blackbright

Note · 13 October 2022

Helena Blackbright is just as her name reveals – really bright! She has a PhD in innovation management and is the link between the Schools and the private sector at Automation Region. Thanks to a large international network, she conducts research on the conditions for innovation and its relationship with new technology.

Get to know Helena Blackbright

Chronicle: "To the government: IndTech strengthens Swedish competitiveness"

Note · 12 October 2022

Swedish industry is facing a digital transformation that will require extensive investments in the coming years. In a chronicle at Automation Region’s Process Manager, Catarina Berglund, points out four areas that require special efforts and focus from politicians.

Read the chronicle at (in Swedish) →

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