• Adaptation with continued focus

    Chronicle · Process management Automation Region · 22 December 2020

    When we summarize a year, it is usually about what has happened and what we have learned from it. But not much has been normal in 2020. We have experienced radical changes and learning on a whole new level. We have faced challenges that we could never have foreseen – extreme disruptions in value chains that have previously been considered stable, and companies, yes, entire industries that have basically been punctured.
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  • Workshop on automated product configuration

    Article · 16 December 2020

    On December 8th, Automation Region arranged a digital workshop on automated product configuration - the process of customizing a product. Representatives from about 20 companies and organizations worked on a fictitious case based on a manufacturing company that wants to modernize its product configuration environment.

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  • IndTech – an opportunity for the Swedish industry

    Article · 30 November 2020

    A large part of Automation Region's activities, projects and initiatives are based on the newly established concept of IndTech. The term describes the development that is taking place in the industry right now, where existing automation and IT systems are being strengthened with new digital solutions. Swedish companies are judged to have a good starting point in this rapid structural transformation, but there are also challenges.

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  • Internationalization with great potential

    Chronicle · Henric Johnson, Counsellor at Sweden's Office of Science and Innovation in the USA · 30 November 2020

    Since the end of World War II, the United States has developed a successful ecosystem of partnership between business and government. Extensive federal R&D efforts have led to breakthroughs such as the Internet and GPS technology, which in turn form the basis of leading US tech companies and platforms. Most of these companies conduct most of their development from Silicon Valley, where they, together with universities such as Stanford and UC Berkeley, have played an important role in the region's development.

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