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The Drive Sweden innovation program is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency, the Swedish Research Council Formas and Sweden’s innovation agency VINNOVA. Lindholmen Science Park is the host for the program.

Interested in being a partner?

Contact Jan Hellåker, Program Director, Drive Sweden, jan.hellaker@lindholmen.se

Partners

Partners

  • Apparkingspot www.apparkingspot.com

    Apparkingspot is a unique parking platform, that allows individuals, businesses and car park operators to advertise and rent their unused and under-utilised parking to gain additional revenue. In turn this allows drivers to search and pre-book parking at car parks, hotels, near airports, sporting events and private driveways with average saving of 50% over other available parking. In addition to providing more affordable parking Apparkignsppot also reduces time spent searching for a parking space thus reduces carbon emissions.

  • AstaZero www.astazero.com

    AstaZero is the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety. What sets it apart is that the different traffic environments make it possible to test advanced safety systems and their functions for all kinds of traffic and traffic situations. AstaZero is an open facility, accessible for all partners both inside and outside of the DriveSweden organization.

  • Atkins www.atkinsglobal.com

    Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Our skills lie in the expansive area of infrastructure as well as in our experience of working for a broad range of clients, including national and local governments and the commercial sector. The social and environmental framework of our work is crucial, and we view all our projects in the context of the communities in which they are delivered.

  • Autoliv www.autoliv.com

    Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and through its subsidiaries develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities with more than 68,000 employees in 27 countries. In addition, the company has 22 technical centers in nine countries around the world, with 20 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier.

  • Autonomous Mobility www.amobility.dk

    Autonomous Mobility imports and operates autonomous vehicles in the Nordics and Baltics. We are creating the mobility solutions of the future that are more shared, more sustainable and more autonomous, while reducing congestion, pollution and traffic related injuries and deaths. As part of the largest automotive company in Denmark we have the experience and the resources to create the best possible solutions for people, cities and society.

  • BestMile www.bestmile.com

    BestMile is a technology company providing distributed and highly scalable cloud technology leveraging the full potential of autonomous vehicles to tackle global mobility challenges. With offices in San Francisco (USA), Lausanne (Switzerland) and London (UK), BestMile commercializes the first platform allowing for the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous vehicle fleets, regardless of their brand or type and managing both fixed-route and on-­demand service types. Since its creation in 2014, BestMile built a proven track record as the leading company for fleet automation in the autonomous mobility industry. BestMile was the first company to offer on-demand autonomous mobility services and is now enabling the first instance in which electric autonomous shuttles are circulating through a city center on both pedestrian areas and open roads, and servicing the public on a daily basis. 

  • Cabonline www.cabonline.com

    Cabonline Group (former Fågelviksgruppen) was founded in 1989 and is one of Europes leading technology and service provider to the taxi- and transportation industry. In Sweden and Norway 3.500 transporters are contracted with together around 6.500 vehicles under different brands such as Taxi Kurir, Taxi 020, Norgestaxi, TOPCAB and Taxi Skåne. Through Cabonline Group, the transporters and drivers get attractive customer contracts, leading high technology platforms as well as access to scale advantages and infrastructure. Cabonline Group has yearly sales of est. 5.000 MSEK (2015) and handles approximately 20 million trips a year.

  • Carmenta www.carmenta.com

    Carmenta is a software company offering high-performance products, solutions and systems for situational awareness and command and control (C2) applications. Our solutions can be found within road/air/marine traffic, government, emergency response, public safety and defence markets. Carmenta technology is used in mission critical systems all over the world and with 30 years of experience, our technology is characterized by high performance, high availability, ease of use, openness and scalability.

  • CH2M www.ch2m.com

    CH2M is a global engineering and project delivery company partnering with public and private clients to tackle the world's most complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges. The firm's work is concentrated in the water, transportation, energy, environment and industrial markets. CH2M has gross revenues of $5.4 billion, has 22,000 employees and is a specialist in program, construction and operations management and design. CH2M has over 3.700 staff in Europe and has recently committed to the Swedish market by setting up a Swedish business based in our new Stockholm office. 

  • Chalmers University of Technology www.chalmers.se

    Chalmers is a highly progressive university situated in Gothenburg, Sweden. From this beautiful and dynamic part of the world we have become known locally and globally for education, research and innovation with a wide range of applications.

  • CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS www.beverlyhills.org

    Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. In April 2016, the Beverly Hills City Council passed a resolution to create autonomous vehicles for public transportation within the next decade. Then Mayor John Mirisch has said this is one of his top priorities during his tenure as mayor. "This is a game-changer for Beverly Hills and, we hope, for the region," said Mirisch in the press release. "Beverly Hills is the perfect community to take the lead to make this technology a reality. It is now both feasible and safe for autonomous cars to be on the road."

  • Consat www.consat.com

    Success through innovation - Consat is a world leader offering innovative products and engineering services in the Automotive, Industrial Technologies, Information Technology, Energy, Life Science and ITS for Public Transportation industries. We are unique in our ability to provide technical solutions and implement cross-functional projects and assignments with great width and depth. Our strong market position has been earned through our years of industry specific experience and highly competent and creative employees.

  • Dynniq www.dynniq.com/en

    Dynniq is a dynamic, high-tech and innovative company offering integrated mobility solutions and services internationally. Dynniq delivers systems and services for increased mobility, higher security and an improved environment in infrastructure. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff work closely together with our clients in Europe, South America, the United States and Canada. In doing so, we engage with our clients in a reliable, open and pro-active way.

  • Ericsson www.ericsson.com

    At Ericsson, we strive to connect everyone, wherever they may be. Because by being connected, people can take part in the emerging global collaboration that is the Networked Society -€“ a society in which every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.

  • Freelway www.freelway.com

    Freelway introduces the Sharing Economy concept into the B2B segment regarding transport of goods and people. Freelway offers a digital platform, providing sustainable transport solutions within larger organizations and company clusters. Freelway creates better service, economical and enviromental savings as well as social sustainability.

  • Googol www.googol.se

    At Googol, we specialize in assisting companies to create long lasting growth by increasing their innovation capabilities and in developing their opportunities.

  • Halmstad University http://www.hh.se/english

    Halmstad University is the innovation driven university. We prepare people for the future by creating values, driving innovation and developing society. The University is known for its popular education with clear labour market links. Our research is internationally renowned and conducted in interdisciplinary innovation and research environments. The University actively participates in the development of society through extensive and well-documented collaboration with both industry and the public sector.

  • Hertz www.hertz.se

    Hertz is one of the largest worldwide car rental companies with more than 8 800 locations in 150 countries. We offer a vast collection of cars, designed to fit any lifestyle and budget. In Sweden, we are represented at more than 220 locations in 125 cities. We have an ISO 14001 certification in environmental management and are actively working to make our business more sustainable.

  • IBM Svenska AB www.ibm.com/sweden/

    IBM is a globally integrated enterprise working with companies and sectors in over 170 countries. With more than 100 years of experience in offering Swedish clients tailored solutions, we help solve some of their toughest business challenges. In times of technological shifts IBM’s focus is on supporting organisations addressing their digital transformation. Leveraging innovation as a corner stone of our strategy, we deliver solutions that include cognition, cloud, big data and analytics, security, mobility and collaboration. 

  • Icemakers www.icemakers.se

    Leading ice track makers in the world, Icemakers is the pioneer company of the vehicle testing industry in Swedish Lapland and operate as a full service winter test supplier to our clients.

  • Keolis www.keolis.se

    Keolis is the world leader in shared mobility and a pioneer in the development of public transport. Internationally recognized as the leading operator of automatic metros and trams, Keolis also operates multimodal transport mides that include trains, buses, cars, trolleybuses, shared private hire vehicles, river shuttles, ferries, cycles, car sharing services, electric autonomous vehicles and urban cable cars. Keolis employs 58,300 people in 16 countries.

  • Kista Science City www.kista.com

    Kista Science City is an innovation cluster where industry, academia and the public sector in 1986 got together and formed the Electrum Foundation. The aim was to make the region a world-leading center for electronics research. In the 1990s it became obvious that excellence in the region were in radio and telecommunications, these days known as ICT.

     

  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology www.kth.se

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.

  • Lindholmen Science Park www.lindholmen.se

    Lindholmen Science Park offers a neutral development environment where industry, academy and public sector can run research and development projects. For almost 15 years we have been creating successful collaborations and innovations. Lindholmen Science Park is the host for Drive Sweden.

  • Linköping University www.liu.se

    Linköping University (LiU) is one of Sweden’s larger academic institutions and among those that offer the largest number of professional degree programmes, in fields such as medicine, education, business, economics and engineering. Research is conducted within a variety of disciplines, with strong internationally recognised research environments, e.g. materials science, information technology and disability studies.

  • Local Motors localmotors.com

    Local Motors is a technology-driven hardware company that designs, builds and sells vehicles. Local Motors combines „Co-Creation“ and „Micro-Manufacturing“. This enables the company to be unbeatable fast in bringing hardware-innovations to the market, like the world’s first 3D printed car. In Europe Local Motors is currently working on projects to bring electric, autonomous, shared, on demand vehicles on the streets

  • Mekonomen Group www.mekonomen.com

    We make car life simpler and more affordable for our customers. We do so through a broad and accessible range of affordable and innovative solutions and products for consumers and companies. The Group consists of the leading car service chains in the Nordic region with a proprietary wholesale operation, more than 300 stores and 2,000 affiliated workshops operating under our brands MECA, Mekonomen, BilXtra, Speedy and MekoPartner.

  • Mindconnect www.mindconnect.se

    Mindconnect provides innovative technology in the form of a proprietary Location Based Services platform. The end product of our platform is state of the art, real time traffic information with granularity, precision and flexibility that not only pushes the envelope of what can be done today but that also meets the requirements for what will be needed in future ITS solutions. Whether the target is intelligently navigated and connected drivers or fully autonomous cars, accessing underlying data is the future to optimize mobility.

  • Mytaxi se.mytaxi.com

    Mytaxi is owned by Intelligent Apps GmbH, a part of the Daimler group. Mytaxi was founded in June 2009 and was thereby the first taxi app in the world that connected passengers and taxi drivers. We are present in 10 different European markets and have been operational in Stockholm since 2016.

  • National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB www.saabcars.com

    National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs), was founded with the determination to make a change for those around us and for coming generations. Nevs is now taking the next steps on its journey towards the vision to shape mobility for a more sustainable future.

  • NAVYA www.navya.fr

    NAVYA, created in 2014, is a French company and leading name in the development of innovative, smart and sustainable mobility solutions. NAVYA develops driverless, automated electric vehicles that are dedicated to first and last mile and independent of all infrastructure. October 2016 saw NAVYA secure a 30 million euro raise in capital together with its original shareholder, investment fund Robolution Capital, Cap Decisif Management with the FRCI Fund (Fonds Régional de Co-investissement de la Région Ile de France), holding company GRAVITATION, French groups VALEO and KEOLIS and GROUP8. NAVYA benefits from major advances in technology in the driverless, electric vehicle sector thanks to a highly qualified R&D team. Christophe Sapet, its CEO, is supported by a team of 100 people divided up between Lyon and Paris.

  • Nobina www.nobina.com

    Nobina is the Nordic region’s largest and most experienced public transport service provider. Our expertise in prospecting, tendering and active management of public transport contracts in combination with long-term delivery quality make us the industry leader in terms of profitability, development and initiatives promoting a healthier industry. Every day, Nobina ensures that more than one million people get to work, school or other activities by delivering contracted public transport in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark.

  • Norconsult www.norconsult.se

    Norconsult is Norway's largest and one of the leading multidisciplinary consultancy firms in the Nordic region. Our services are geared towards community planning and design, and we have become a leading player both nationally and internationally.

  • PostNord

    PostNord offers communications and logistics solutions to, from and within the Nordic region. We are also proud to be entrusted with ensuring mail delivery to private individuals and business in Sweden and Denmark. In 2015, PostNord delivered 5.2 billion letters and shipments, 130 million parcels to the Nordic region’s 25 million residents and two million businesses. With our expertise and a unique distribution network, we are developing the basis for tomorrow’s communication, e-commerce, distribution and logistics.

  • RideCell www.ridecell.com

    RideCell is the leading business automation platform to launch, operate, and scale autonomous and new mobility services, including ride-sharing, car-sharing, and dynamic fixed route services. With years of experience powering new mobility services, RideCell can integrate ride-sharing, car-sharing, and fixed route services to create a truly multi-dimensional mobility service. The company powers new mobility businesses end­to-end, from consumer apps to the day to day fleet management, demand and supply analytics, marketing, CRM, and payments. RideCell enables some of the largest and most innovative public and private mobility services in the world. Company partners include new mobility providers such as BMW and transit agencies including South West Transit. Additionally, RideCell powers on demand campus transit for corporations such as 3M, and many universities including UC Berkeley. 

  • Saab saabgroup.com

    Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defence to civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

  • Samtrafiken www.samtrafiken.se

  • Scania www.scania.se

    Scania is a global company with a sales and service organisation in more than 100 countries. Aside from sales and services, Scania offers financial services in many markets. Scania’s production units are located in Europe and Latin America.

  • SP www.sp.se

    SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden is a leading international research institute. We work closely with our customers to create value, delivering high-quality input in all parts of the innovation chain, and thus playing an important part in assisting the competitiveness of industry and its evolution towards sustainable development.

  • Sustainable Innovation www.sust.se

    Sustainable Innovation runs projects for the development of a sustainable and resource efficient society. Projects are carried out in collaboration with industry, authorities, academia, etc. We deviate from traditional inward-thinking patterns, and build creative environments for energy and resource efficient innovation and cooperation.

  • SWARCO www.swarco.se

    SWARCO is a growing international group providing the complete range of products, systems, services and solutions for road safety and intelligent traffic management. With almost five decades of experience in the industry, the corporation supports the growing mobility needs of society with turnkey systems and solutions in road marking, urban and interurban traffic control, parking, public transport, infomobility and street lighting. Cooperative systems, V2I communication, electromobility, and integrated software solutions for the Smart City are latest, future-oriented fields in the group’s portfolio.

  • Sweco http://www.sweco.se/en

    Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 14,500 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is the leading engineering and architecture consultancy in Europe, with sales of approximately SEK 16.0 billion (EUR 1.7 billion) (pro forma 2015).

  • Swedish ICT www.swedishict.se

    The role of Swedish ICT is to work for sustainable growth in Sweden. Research results are to be converted into innovations that contribute to greater competitiveness and innovation in enterprise and society and a better quality of life. Swedish ICT is a group of research institutes. Swedish ICT is part of RISE.

  • Technolution www.technolution.com

    As an independent technology integrator, Technolution provides user-friendly innovations for its clients that go beyond the state of the art. In mobility, our smart solutions become cooperative solutions and ITS becomes C-ITS. Here, our systems, togheter with advanced maps and roadside infrastructure, allow autonomous vehicles to find its way among traditional vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in an urban landscape. Our capabilities are well proven as we have delivered innovative traffic and mobility management systems that have been in use for more than a quarter of a century. We deliver optimal solutions that embrace the promise of tomorrow.

  • Tele2 www.tele2.com

    Tele2 provides value added services - enabled by IoT connectivity - to support competitive IoT offering to customers and partners, applying a flexible, scalable and passionate approach.

  • Telenor Connexion www.telenorconnexion.se

    At Telenor Connexion we design and operate connected business solutions. Building on more than 15 years of experience, we make it easy to realize the value of connected services.

  • The City of Gothenburg goteborg.se

    The city of Gothenburg is growing and developing with the aim of becoming a denser, more sustainable and open city that offers an attractive environment and a rich urban lifestyle. 

  • The City of Stockholm www.stockholm.se

    Our aim is to continuously develop Stockholm, to be there for its citizens and to make Stockholm Northern Europe's most attractive city for people and businesses looking for high quality of life, financial growth and a vibrant, knowledge-based environment.

  • The Swedish Transport Administration www.trafikverket.se

    The Swedish Transport Administration is the government agency responsible for the long-term planning of the transport system. Trafikverket is also in charge of the state road network and national railway network.

  • The Swedish Transport Agency www.transportstyrelsen.se

    The Swedish Transport Agency is working to achieve good accessibility, high quality, secure and environmentally aware rail, air, sea and road transport. We have overall responsibility for drawing up regulations and ensuring that authorities, companies, organisations and citizens abide by them.

     

  • Transdev Sverige www.transdev.se

    Transdev Sverige AB operates passenger services on assignment for regional public transport authorities, municipalities and county councils throughout Sweden and also runs its own commercial train and bus services. Transdev specializes in solving customers’ travel requirements by providing transport via bus, train, tram and boat. Transdev Sverige is part of the Transdev group, one of the world’s leading public transport operator. 

  • Uber www.uber.com

    Uber’s mission is to make transportation as reliable as running water—everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? Six years and more than two billion trips later, we’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars.

  • UbiGo www.ubigo.me

    Ubigo Innovation builds on the tried and tested concept for combined mobility from the successful Gothenburg pilot. UbiGo received the OECD ITF award for Promising Innovation in 2015. A relaunch in Sweden is set for autumn 2016. Based on a cooperation with Ericsson, UbiGo supports the introduction of the service in other urban areas together with local partners.

     

  • UniqueSec AB www.uniquesec.com

    UniqueSec AB is a radar signal processing expert company. We develop the state-of-the-art radar technology right to your specific application. Radars are coming to sense the world in a variety of applications such as level measurement, outdoor surveillance and speed measurement. Uniquesec also produces automotive radar verification systems. This system enables vehicle manufacturers, radar manufacturers, test facilities and authorities to test radars, radar-based driver assistance and autonomous driving, without a need for costly driving expeditions.

  • Uniti www.unitisweden.com

    Uniti is an electric city car designed for high performance in an urban environment with a focus on holistic sustainability and a futuristic user experience. It matches the needs of the modern urban commuter, with a light and lean construction designed to maximize the benefits of electric car technology. The vehicle includes an industry first, full-screen augmented reality heads-up display, and utilizes sustainable materials as well as the highest quality 'off-the-shelf' solutions from leading suppliers. Uniti is the first L7e vehicle which will be safe and built for a five star NCAP rating with both active and passive safety features, composite crash zones and cabin airbags.

  • Veridict veridict.com

    Veridict is a research-intensive product company within ITS with leading technologies for AI, Big Data, HMI and GIS. Veridict participates with its expertise in research projects and technical studies, and develops prototypes and complete product solutions focusing on intelligent traffic and transport systems. Currently, the company handles thousands of data providers, both nationally and internationally. Applications in multimodal transport and travelling, including public transport, target drivers, travelers, transport operators, traffic management and automobile manufacturers.

  • Volvo Car Group www.volvocars.com

    The first Volvo rolled off the production line in Gothenburg way back in 1927 and we’ve been creating world-changing innovations ever since. We’re also a global brand with manufacturing in Sweden, Belgium and China. Volvo Car Group produces a premium range of cars that includes sedans, wagons, sportswagons, cross country cars and SUVs. 

  • Volvo Group www.volvogroup.com

    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 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

  • VTI www.vti.se

    The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), is an independent and internationally prominent research institute in the transport sector. Our principal task is to conduct research and development related to infrastructure, traffic and transport.

  • WSP Sweden www.wsp.se

    WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have combined and are now one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms.

  • Zenuity www.zenuity.com

    We are building modular platforms for complete AD and ADAS systems. One of our strengths is the capability to deliver a complete software stack that encompasses algorithms for computer vision, sensor fusion, decision making and vehicle control. Zenuity is headquartered in Sweden and also has offices in Germany and the US.

  • ÅF www.afconsult.com

    ÅF is an engineering and consulting company with assignments in the energy, industrial and infrastructure sectors, creating progress for our clients since 1895.

    By connecting technologies we provide profitable, innovative, and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people’s lives.

    Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world.

Drive Sweden is financed by

  • Formas www.formas.se

    The mission of Formas is to promote and support basic research and need-driven research in the areas Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning. The research that is funded should be of the highest scientific quality and relevance to the areas of responsibility of the Council. Formas may also fund development projects to a limited extent.

  • Sweden’s innovation agency VINNOVA www.vinnova.se

    VINNOVA is Sweden’s innovation agency. Our mission is to promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation, as well as funding needs-driven research.

  • The Swedish Energy Agency www.energimyndigheten.se

    The Swedish Energy Agency works for the use of renewable energy, improved technologies, a smarter end-use of energy, and mitigation of climate change.