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Utilising the waterways to reduce car dependence
30 March 2020
Today, we use many services that reduce our daily dependence on cars, such as home deliveries of food, clothing and pharmaceutical products. But there are still occasions when the obvious choice is to use the car. How do we make a necessary visit to the tip without a car for example? And what impact does this reduced car dependence have on the city's residents and the environment?
Project manager at CLOSER goes on to get a PhD
27 March 2020
After four years at CLOSER, project manager Hannes Lindkvist temporarily ends his journey on the program. He started in the fall of 2016 as an intern and has since led many exciting projects in geofencing, terminals and automation. Hw will now study for his PhD at Chalmers, and we managed to get a chat with him before he left.
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.
The collaboration will promote development, which is important for both the city and business
20 March 2020
The ambition for sustainable urban development is growing rapidly, which puts palpable demands on both new solutions and new partners. “As the city’s energy company, we must interact and work in unison with large scale operators from the business community. Together, we represent a strong force for influence and change,” says Henrik Forsgren, Senior Project Manager at the R&D department at Göteborg Energi.
Companies that are competing with solutions to mitigate the fossil footprint of e-commerce
12 March 2020
FFF Challenge 2020
Five impressive entries will be competing to find solutions in the e-commerce industry that contribute to mitigating its fossil footprint in the spring of 2020. The Jury, which consists of organisations from academia, society and the business community includes, among others, H&M, which recognises the importance of innovation in achieving ambitious environmental goals.
“An indispensable collaboration platform”
11 March 2020
“CLOSER has been the key to a number of partnerships that would otherwise not have been possible!” The words of Per Wenner, outgoing Director of Accessibility at the Swedish Transport Administration and Board Member of CLOSER since its inception, when describing the programme, his participation, and how the programme came to fruition.
Senior adviser to CLOSER
9 March 2020
Claes Tullin has been working at Lindholmen Science Park since October as a senior advisor on energy issues. He will also work within CLOSER where he takes over responsibility for RESCOPE.
Four new partners in CLOSER
5 March 2020
During CLOSER's board meeting in February, four new partners were approved for CLOSER's partnership. The new partner organizations are Cargospace24, Movebybike, TRB and Vehco.
The FR8RAIL III EU project is now underway
20 February 2020
FR8RAIL III is an innovation project within Shift2Rail, designed to further develop railway technologies in order to achieve the objectives highlighted in Shift2Rail’s strategic plan.
Recycling centre on the river to continue in Gothenburg
20 January 2020
The floating recycling centre, which has been operating on the Göta älv river, will remain afloat for an extended period. This was confirmed following the conclusion of the City of Gothenburg budget for 2020. “There is a lot of interest being shown from both the general public and politicians that we maintain a good waste management system that is fit for purpose,” says Marianne Erlandsson, Director of Administration at the Recycling and Water Department, City of Gothenburg.
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