Swedish Electromobility Centre unites industry, academia and society in questions concerning electromobility, vehicle energy efficiency and sustainability. We build and transfer knowledge, perform research and education and facilitate networking and collaboration. Together is how we create the electromobility of the future.
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Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and offers education in technology, science, shipping and architecture with a sustainable future as its global vision. Chalmers is well-known for providing an effective environment for innovation and has eight priority areas of international significance – Built Environment, Energy, Information and Communication Technology, Life Science Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Production, and Transport. Graphene Flagship, an FET Flagship initiative by the European Commission, is coordinated by Chalmers. Situated in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chalmers has 10,300 full-time students and 3,100 employees.
Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge. The four KTH campuses in Greater Stockholm, gather more than 12,000 full-time students, some 2,000 PhD students and approximately 3,700 full-time employees.
Linköping University, LiU, conducts world-leading, boundary-crossing research in fields that include materials science, IT and hearing. In the same spirit, the university offers many innovative educational programmes, frequently with a clear professional focus and leading to qualification as, for example, doctors, teachers, economists and engineers. LiU was granted university status in 1975 and today has 32,000 students and 4,000 employees. The students are among the most desirable in the labour market and international rankings consistently place LiU as a leading global university.
Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
Lund is the most popular study location in Sweden. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. The compact university campus encourages networking and creates the conditions for scientific breakthroughs and innovations. The University has a distinct international profile, with partner universities in 70 countries.
Lund University has an annual turnover of more than EUR 830 million, of which two-thirds go to research in our nine faculties, enabling us to offer one of the strongest and broadest ranges of research in Scandinavia.
Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is Sweden’s first university. We are a broad research university with well-defined missions: to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to collaborate with the surrounding community in various ways to help make the world a better place. Perhaps our core strength is our combination of living traditions and constant renewal. The regeneration of knowledge is fuelled by the fact that our expert teachers and researchers continuously encounter curious, critical, and active students. We are ranked among the top 100 universities in the world.
Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2016, we delivered 73,100 trucks, 8,300 buses as well as 7,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 104 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 46,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH.
CEVT is an innovation and development center for future technologies of the Geely Group with the purpose of being at the forefront of new developments in mobility. The whole industry is now undergoing a transformation with new ways of thinking about the car as a product. CEVT is a fast growing, fast moving and exciting company where no day is like the other – where the challenges of tomorrow are on our working table today. CEVT consists of some 2000 people with offices in Gothenburg and Trollhättan in Sweden and currently works on projects for car brands such as Volvo Cars, Geely Auto and Lynk & Co. CEVT is a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. For more information about CEVT, go to www.cevt.se
Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 534,332 cars in 2016 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.
As of December 2016, Volvo Cars had over 31,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium), Chengdu and Daqing (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 95,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2016 the Volvo Group’s net sales amounted to about SEK 302 billion (EUR 31,9 billion). The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden is an independent, state-owned research institute and innovation partner. Through international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, we ensure business competitiveness and contribute to a sustainable society. RISE brings together problem solvers and a unique array of resources, from different industry areas and research disciplines. RISE has researchers and scientists, analysts and inspectors, technicians and other experts needed in the work to develop the innovations of tomorrow. Together we comprise a research institute with both feet firmly on the ground, an innovation partner that is able to contribute to everything from ground-breaking research to development and testing. RISE has around 3,000 employees.
VTI, the Swedish Road and Transport Research Institute, is an independent and internationally prominent research institute in the transport sector. Our main task is to conduct research and development around infrastructure, traffic and transport. We work to ensure that knowledge about the transport sector is continuously changing and are thus helping to achieve Sweden’s transport policy goals.
The Swedish Energy Agency works for a sustainable energy system, combining ecological sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply. For a more efficient energy use, the Agency supports the development and dissemination of knowledge targeted at households, industry, and the public sector. The Agency finances research for new and renewable energy technologies, smart grids, and vehicles and transport fuels of the future. The Agency supports commercialization and growth of energy related cleantech. The Swedish Energy Agency is subordinate to the Ministry of the Environment and Energy.
BorgWarner is a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. We improve the efficiency, emissions and performance of vehicles around the world, using smart science to develop innovations to address various automotive regulations, consumer demands and automaker requirements. Wherever the journey leads – our solutions propel the future.
With manufacturing and technical facilities in 99 locations in 24 countries, BorgWarner employs approximately 48,000 worldwide. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.
Epiroc is your partner for both mining equipment and infrastructure equipment. We are a leading global productivity partner in the mining industry and infrastructure industry. Epiroc applies the latest technology to develop and produce innovative, safe and sustainable drilling rigs as well as equipment and tools for quarrying and construction. The company also provides world-class services and solutions for automation and interoperability.
Leading the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, Alstom develops and markets integrated systems that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom offers a complete range of equipment and services, from high-speed trains, metros, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.
TitanX Engine Cooling is a global supplier of powertrain cooling solutions to commercial vehicles, both for OEMs and the independent aftermarket.
TitanX with annual sales of over 2,000 million SEK has some 900 employees worldwide. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden and has development and manufacturing sites in Mjällby and Linköping in Sweden and in Jamestown, NY, USA. In addition we have three manufacturing plants: Jaguariuna in the Sao Paolo area in Brazil, Kunshan in the Shanghai region in China and Saltillo near Monterrey in Mexico. In Opole, Poland, we pack goods for the aftermarket.
PowerCell is persistency. Whether developing new features or improved products, the PowerCell employees support solutions that go beyond the conventional to ensure that customers benefit from ingenious fuel cell technology. PowerCell has launched a number of groundbreaking products that enable customers to reduce their carbon footprint. We develop and produce fuel cell stacks and systems with unique high power density, for stationary and mobile applications. PowerCell’s products are powered by pure or reformed hydrogen and generate electricity and heat without any other emissions than water. Our world-class development team reaches astonishing results, bringing our customers´ business towards zero emission.
E.ON is an international, privately owned energy supplier based in Essen, Germany. With a clear focus on two strong core businesses we aim to become the partner of choice for energy and customer solutions. We provide solutions for the new energy world and make sure that everything we do has a single focus – our customers. Whether they are individuals or families, big or small businesses, or even entire towns and cities.
Polestar is a Swedish premium electric vehicle manufacturer focusing on design, technology and sustainability. We are determined to improve the society we live in, using design and tech to accelerate the change to sustainable, electric mobility. Our goal is to build sustainable electric cars and to help create a sustainable society. We intend to reach our goal by focusing our efforts on the areas of climate-neutrality, circularity, transparency and inclusion.
From 2022, Polestar plans to launch one new electric vehicle per year, showcasing Polestar’s future vision in terms of design, technology, and sustainability. As the company seeks to reduce its climate impact with every new model, Polestar aims to produce a truly climate-neutral car by 2030. At the same time, we’re exploring ways to improve electric car battery sustainability through repair, refurbishment, and repurposing.
Within electromobility research, Polestar is active within all main technology areas: batteries, electric drive systems, charging and control systems.
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defence in all domains to civil security. Saab’s market offering is broad and consists of complex systems involving extensive research and development as well as services with a high degree of repetition. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Högskolan Väst in Trollhättan is a university that offers work-related education in a modern study environment. Our profile is work-integrated learning. We are convinced that knowledge and development are best created in the meeting between academia and the outside world. Research is conducted in the areas of technology, social sciences, health and health sciences and the humanities. University West’s priority research areas are Work-Integrated Learning, Child and Adolescent Science and Production Technology.
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute has a wide environmental profile. We combine applied research and development with close collaboration between industry and the public sphere. Our consultancy is evidence-based, and our research is characterized by interdisciplinary science and system thinking.
In addition to being a dynamic and creative area, Lindholmen Science Park is also an arena for collaboration across geographical borders. Several leading development projects are being run within this arena, with a focus on future mobility for people and goods. Starting from societal challenges and a shared need for new knowledge, we are accelerating opportunities to develop new solutions, thereby helping to generate long-term growth and innovative power for Sweden. Lindholmen Science Park AB was founded in 2000 by Chalmers University of Technology and the City of Gothenburg, which are now our owners, together with the business community.
X Shore is a technology company focused on sustainability and reversing the pollution of our oceans. Our mission is to provide a superior sustainable boating experience. While we embrace the culture of maritime craftsmanship, X Shore’s goal is to innovate, improve and advance its technologies that support cleaner oceans and the environment.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.
Vattenfall is the largest energy company in the Nordic region and one of the largest electricity and heat producers in Europe. Vattenfall is strongly committed to accelerating the electrification of transport by demonstrating new technologies and by offering smart and efficient charging solutions. The European charging network InCharge, which Vattenfall builds with partners, today comprises around 3900 public charging stations in Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany. The Vattenfall Group has around 20,000 employees and sales of approximately SEK 153 billion in 2016.
Alvier Mechatronics, a 2018-founded startup company, develops innovative, high-frequency, high-torque, and high-efficient electric drive systems for traction and auxiliary applications.
As an engineering company, we are focusing on radial and axial flux motors, transmission, and passive components for energy conversion. In these focus areas, our service offer includes system application engineering, system-, mechanical- and electronic design, 3D electromagnetic simulation, material & powder consulting, and process optimization for metal/ceramic powder parts.
With our international team of experienced experts and young talents sitting in North America, Europe, and Asia, we support our automotive and industrial customers on their way from first simulations to prototyping and validation.