Together we create the electromobility of the future

Swedish Electromobility Centre aims to generate knowledge within the field of electromobility, to build the foundation for a sustainable society where it is possible to stay mobile and at the same time make environmentally conscious choices.

Together we create the electromobility of the future. Together we create sustainmobility. 


Cross-theme workshop: Milestones for large-scale implementation of electromobility

– Join us in a cross-theme workshop to identify and describe the milestones needed for a large implementation of electromobility. The sustainable transport of the future will require a substantial […]

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SEC call for projects: Q&A session

SEC offers the opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session regarding the open call for projects. Take the chance to ask your questions about call formalities online on March 15 […]

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Charging Ahead: The Electrification of Transportation Infrastructure

Are you a decision-maker, researcher or an expert in business or the public sector, or in other ways working towards a fossil-free mobility sector? Welcome to a conference where we […]

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Call for Projects – Spring 2024

Swedish Electromobility Centre (SEC) is a node for research and development of electric transport and charging infrastructure, founded by the Swedish Energy Agency in partnership with Swedish industry, academia and institutes. Q&A session 15 March...
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From Japan to Sweden

Yuki Kobayashi Swedish Electromobility Centre caught Yuki Kobayashi’s attention when he was looking for research information within electromobility. When a PhD student position opened at Chalmers he decided to apply. “I’m really into electromobility and...
Battery Swap

Battery-Swapping for Heavy Duty Vehicles. A Feasibility Study on Up-Scaling in Sweden

The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) has published a report on battery-swapping. The report was funded by the Swedish Energy Agency. Download the full report Abstract The report focuses on the...


Intelligent Vehicles and Systems develops methods and algorithms, which are adopted and utilized in hybrid (and)or electric vehicle setting by exploiting dynamic models, computational methods, and simulation techniques. Our main topics are mathematical modelling, dynamic simulation, performance analysis, control design and optimization.


Theme Electrical machines, drive systems and charging is a competence base for technologies related to electric energy transfer and conversion between the electric utility grid and the wheels of electric vehicles. This includes charging equipment, the traction system, and auxiliary systems on board the vehicles.


Energy for electromobility is stored in electrochemical cells, such as batteries or fuel cells. For sustainable storage, economically and environmentally viable cells with long lifetime need to be developed, with even better performance than today’s materials and systems. Therefore, we focus on optimizing the key factors preventing ageing and sustaining health of the energy storage.


Theme area Electromobility in society investigates the electrified vehicle from a societal and environmental perspective. The research gather data and analyzes drive patterns, different actors influence, governance and other requirements for vehicles and infrastructure, for different types of transport services. 


In the theme area Interaction between vehicles and grid we investigate the challenges and possibilities with an electrified transport sector. The research investigates how the electric power system is affected and how it can be controlled. It also looks into how the transports acts as a load; how much power that is required and when and where and what requirements the transports will have on the power system and vice versa. 

Our centre of excellence transfer spearhead research to its everyday use in society.

Nils-Gunnar Vågstedt, PhD Chairman of SEC´s Program council and Head of Innovation R&D, Scania


Are you a PhD student in the field of emobility? The Swedish Electromobility Centre’s doctoral student network is open for all PhD students in Sweden who study aspects of electrification and hybridization of vehicles. The network is an arena for collaboration for PhD students and stimulates their interaction with the Swedish automotive industry.

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