International summit in Luleå & Piteå
26-28th of February 2020
The test- and demonstration industry in northern Sweden have grown from winter testing of cars in the late 60s – into a proving ground for a variety of industries, all the way from vehicles to space and mining. Recently, a strong focus of the region have been to quickly implement and scale up green innovations in industrial companies, to speed up the sustainability transition of a variety of industries. From all over the world, industry-leading companies have come to northern Sweden to scale up their new innovations and to shorten the formative phase.
In a manifestation of this development, and to raise awareness around the world of the opportunities that the region offers in speeding up the scaling of innovations and speeding up the green transition, Invest in Norrbotten are hosting a global summit – Demo North.
During the 26-28th of February 2020, a delegation of international guests including industry leaders, investors and institutions will be invited to Luleå and Piteå. Through keynote speeches from leaders of local companies, and technical visits on industrial sites around the region, the attendees will get a firsthand insight into all the initiatives of speeding up the green industrial transition that is going on.
Read more about the event at www.demonorth.com
Read more about the test- and demonstration industry in northern Sweden
At Luleå University of Technology (LTU), research and development connected to the car testing industry in Swedish Lapland is being conducted. Since 2005, the operations are clustered under the label CASTT, Centre for Automotive Systems Technologies ...
Tests and demonstrations to speed-up innovations --------------------- With innovation taking place with an increasing pace in almost every industry, and product life cycles shortening, time-to-market becomes an ever more important competitive factor...
Green energy supply, unique natural resources, large land surfaces, subarctic climate and specialised expertise make the rest of the world try out future solutions and products in Norrbotten. For more than 50 years, commercial testing activities have...