Canadian Minister and Ambassador visited Swedish Electromobility Centre

Friday, July 6, 2018

In late June 2018, Swedish Electromobility Centre had the honour to welcome the Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development of Canada, John Knubley, and the Ambassador of Canada to Sweden, Heather Grant. The meeting at KTH in Stockholm was an opportunity to present Swedish electromobility research and discuss collaboration, with representatives from the Swedish industry attending as well.

In addition to the Deputy Minister and the Ambassador, Sheryl Groeneweg, Director General for the Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch, Canada, and Jillian Senkiw, Senior Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada, also attended the meeting.

“We are pleased to have a continuing dialog between Swedish Electromobility Centre and Canada” says Elna Homberg, Director of the Centre.

The visit was hosted by Royal Institute of Technology KTH. Annika Stensson Trigell, Professor and Vice President, welcomed to the university. Professor Göran Lindbergh from KTH and the Centre presented the latest electromobility research.

Scania and AB Volvo added the industry perspective. Representing was Andreas Ireholm, Global Product Director Electromobility, AB Volvo, and Mats Reimark, Director Powertrain Research, Technology and Concept Development, Scania.

With researcher Abdilbari Shifa Mussa during a lab tour at KTH.
Photo Magnus Karlström.