Data was the main topic when about 100 Drive Sweden Forum participants gathered at IBM in Kista. Keynote speaker Professor Sonia Yeh from Chalmers described how big and continuous data can improve mobility transitions and students from Konstfack shared visualized ideas on automated buses.
Welcome to Lindholmen Software Development Day October 26. We proudly present experts in the field of Software Development that will take on the theme The Software Society - The interaction between our changing behavior, our society, and the new landscape of Software Services.
In April of this year, Magnus Blinge began working as senior project manager at Lindholmen Science Park. Magnus was previously employed by Chalmers University of Technology, where he worked as Senior Lecturer at the Department of Technology Management and Economics.
The Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg, met representatives of the Swedish automotive industry, academia and the City of Gothenburg at Lindholmen Science Park, to discuss a national research venture to make Sweden a world leader in electromobility. The Swedish culture of cooperation and innovation was highlighted by all of the parties as being extremely important in global competition.
ElectriCity took first prize in the "operational and technical excellence" category when the prestigious UITP Awards 2017 competition results were announced in Montreal on May 17th. The award was received by Volvo Buses and Västtrafik.
Vehicle Electronics & Connected Services (formerly Electronics in Vehicles) was held for the twelfth consecutive year at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg on May 9-10. The conference is one of the Nordic region’s largest meeting points for the automotive industry and brought together nearly 700 people from manufacturers and the entire supplier chain.
In Beijing, the topic of the day was road safety, as specialists from China, Sweden and also Canada shared their insights. Amongst the Swedish representatives were Anna Johansson, Minister for lnfrastructure and Jan Hellåker, Program Director, Drive Sweden.
"The car industry needs to change to reflect new consumer demands," said Håkan Samuelsson, CEO Volvo Cars, at the UN Global Compact Network meeting in Gothenburg. "“Our customers want safer, more sustainable and convenient cars. I am confident that our next generation of fully autonomous, electrified and connected vehicles will help make the cities of the future cleaner, safer and smarter.”
Over lunch at Visual Arena, entrepreneurs and startups listened to inspiring speakers and had the opportunity to exchange best practice. It was time for the event, “Insight – the secret road to financing,” conducted by a panel of experienced experts, who generously shared tips and ideas.