How is Sweden performing amid the competition in the development of mobility services? This was the focus of the Innovation Bazaar held at Lindholmen Science Park on September 7, where start-ups, established companies and researchers gathered to share experiences and forge new contacts.
Ericsson will collaborate with Zenuity, the automotive software development joint venture between Autoliv and Volvo Car Corporation, to develop an end-to-end platform for Connected Safety, Advanced Driver Assistance Support (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) software and functions.
Sweden Game Arena, Europe’s premier cluster for games education, business and research, was on site at the Gamescom event in Colonge. 355,000 visitors came to the world's largest gaming event and Sweden Game Arena showcased more than 20 games. Six of the game developers came from Lindholmen, Gothenburg.
Media & Democracy is underway at Lindholmen Science Park. Focus for the autumn will be to establish a development center and to initiate live projects. -It is inspiring to lead a unique venture, says program coordinator Martin Holmberg.
Volvo Construction Equipment with more than 14,000 employees worldwide is now moving the headquarters to Kuggen at Lindholmen Science Park Gothenburg. The beautiful Kuggen building will host around 50 persons on the top floor, many moving from the previous headquarter in Brussels. The headquarters will officially be in Kuggen from 14th of August.
The go-ahead from Region Västra Götaland for the “Storytelling in VR and new technology” project means that Visual Arena at Lindholmen Science Park, together with other project partners, can further enhance the region’s leading expertise in storytelling in a VR-environment.
The project ViPHS (Video support in the Pre-hospital Stroke-chain) has received financial support from Medtech4Health/Vinnova. ViPHS deals with incremental design, evaluation, testing and implementation of an extended consultation support in the pre-hospital stroke-care chain. The aim is to prepare and facilitate a possible broad clinical introduction by testing and evaluating technology, work processes and health care benefits. The results can for instance be the basis for larger regional procurements.
"I see Sweden and Singapore amongst a small group of countries leading the world in terms of developing a vision for future mobility", said Pang Kin Keong, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport in Singapore, at a Drive Sweden event at Lindholmen Science Park.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, Autoliv, the world leading automotive safety company, and NVIDIA, the AI and visual computing company, are teaming up to develop advanced systems and software for self-driving cars.
A decision has been made. Media Arena Lindholmen will host the Media & Democracy innovation and research program. “How the rapid media trend is affecting democracy is one of the most topical and interesting issues for society right now,” says Martin Holmberg, who is responsible for the program.