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Continue to collaborate for future opportunities
26 March 2020
Never has collaboration been as important as it is now. Various measures are currently being taken to support the Swedish economy and mitigate the consequences of the coronavirus outbreak. Within the innovation system, we can contribute by continuing to look ahead. "We need to find and establish new ways and forms to quickly get the pace up once the situation has stabilized," says Tord Hermansson, CEO of Lindholmen Science Park.
Closer collaboration between Drive Sweden and Silicon Valley kicked off at Nordic Future Mobility Summit in Palo Alto
26 February 2020
Ongoing development in Silicon Valley in the field of transportation and mobility is in many ways affecting the Nordic societies. An essential factor in this change is the strong position of global platforms and the high and global ambitions of actors from Silicon Valley in the field of mobility. Between 13-17 January, the Nordic Future Mobility Summit was organized by Nordic Innovation House, Stanford University and Vinnova and Drive Sweden was one of the co-organizers.
Highlights from Drive Sweden Forum and Annual General Meeting
26 February 2020
Drive Sweden gathered more than 270 people from 8 countries in Gothenburg and presented news, results and insights as the Drive Sweden Forum was held at Chalmers on February 6. State Secretary Mattias Landgren gave some encouraging words for the future, countless meetings took place and strengthened by the day we feel that we are on the right track. Here are a few highlights from this year’s forum.
New, groundbreaking projects starting up
26 February 2020
Seven new projects are starting up within Drive Sweden as a result of the latest open call. Their work will add to our push for the mobility solutions of the future by focusing on new services, AI and shared, connected and more autonomous vehicles. These projects will help Sweden take important steps towards sustainable, effective transport systems for cities and rural areas.
LIMA – the new mobility service – launches its pilot
21 February 2020
The Drive Sweden project LIMA has launched its pilot. During an event at Lindholmen Science Park partners of the project and potential test users were given a demonstration of the new mobility service. The service offers travel with most modes of transport, electric cars, real time updates of the traffic and a single-click function to send the receipt to your employer if it is a work related trip.
Travel app is being tested at Lindholmen - solves services with one click
18 February 2020
Now companies at Lindholmen can join the travel app LIMA. This means that the company's employees have access to everything from public transport and bicycles to taxis and electric cars, all collected in the same app.
"Forget complicated and time-consuming travel bills. Everything is automatically managed in the app which you now can register for", says Sofia Löfstrand, project manager at Lindholmen Science Park and responsible for LIMA.
New report: What are the impacts of digitalization on the freight transport landscape?
20 December 2019
How will digitalization change freight transport? What are the challenges and possibilities? This is being tackled and investigated in this new report funded by Drive Sweden.
33 new partners during 2019 - NCS our first from southeast Asia
19 December 2019
In 2019 Drive Sweden’s partnership expanded further by welcoming 33 new partners. Today, Drive Sweden includes 136 partners located in 16 different countries around the world. This gives us a fantastic opportunity to tackle future challenges and develop new solutions together, not just in Sweden, but also internationally.
Future mobility for and by the people
19 December 2019
One of the projects that recently concluded its work is AHA – A Human Approach. This human-centered project has worked with an open mind-set while gathering cities and authorities, industry and of course the people, enabling them to develop a method to create a common agenda. It is true public engagement and an important tool for society planning and industry. And it also lies the foundation for the newly started AHA II.
Great progress within digital infrastructure
17 December 2019
On November 27th results from projects within our thematic area Digital Infrastructure were presented to a packed venue, at an event called Data sharing and Control Towers - results from Drive Sweden projects. The interest was great as to what these highly relevant projects address such as CAT (Connected Automated Truck), connected traffic control, data sharing and how to utilise the full potential of ot use the Drive Sweden Innovation Cloud.
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