Skip to main content
Anna Björkman

How do we enable the transition to digital automatic switching in Europe?

Digital automatic coupling will strengthen freight transport by rail in Europe by increasing the system's capacity, efficiency and quality. Through Anna Björkman, the Swedish Transport Administration and CLOSER at Lindholmen Science Park will take over the leadership of the work on tests and pilots of the technology within the European DAC Delivery Programme (EDDP). A program that will enable the transition to digital automatic switching in Europe.
Jonas Eliasson bred

— The biggest challenge is to reduce the climate impact of transport quickly enough

December 8 is the High Capacity Transport (HCT) annual conference and we therefore asked three questions to Jonas Eliasson, Director of Transport Accessibility, the Swedish Transport Administration. In this article you can read about what Jonas thinks is biggest challenges in the freight transport area today. Jonas briefly explains what he will talk about on Wednesday. Read the whole news article and sign up for the HCT annual conference to know more about what Jonas finds important right now!
Magnus Lindgren

New project manager with focus on system perspective and business models

Since the beginning of November, Magnus Lindgren has been the new project manager at CLOSER. Magnus has a great technical interest and will work with projects related to energy supply. His focus will be on how important system perspectives and business models are for the transition to a fossil-free transport system.
Scania - REEL

Large roll-out of electrified heavy road transport

The government and a number of leading industrial companies are now investing heavily in electrification of heavy transport to reduce climate impact. Heavy vehicles account for a third of road traffic's emissions. Until today, renewable fuels have largely been the only solution for the transition to climate neutrality.
Felicia Hökars

New project manager with focus on connected vehicles

Since October, Felicia Hökars has been the new project manager at CLOSER. With a great interest in sustainability, she will work with projects such as Smart urban traffic zones and the Future sustainable e-commerce initiative.

What happens within CLOSER and our partners right now?

-
Online
color-dark-blue

From Shift2Rail to Europes Rail - Shift2Rail learnings

Shift2Rail
During three seminars and a workshop you will get the opportunity to learn about railway development...
-
Online
color-dark-grey_blue

From Shift2Rail to Europes Rail - Europe’s Rail outlook

Shift2Rail
During three seminars and a workshop you will get the opportunity to learn about railway development...
-
Online
color-dust-green

From Shift2Rail to Europes Rail - Digital Automatic Couple

Shift2Rail
During three seminars and a workshop you will get the opportunity to learn about railway development...

What do CLOSER and our partners focus on right now?

CLOSER - ellastbil möter timmerlastbil

What is CLOSER doing in terms of energy-efficient & fossil-free freight transport?

Together with our partners, CLOSER works to accelerate the development of, and the transition to energy-efficient and fossil-free freight transport. We do this by carrying out projects in...
CLOSER - styr och ställ_människor i rörelse

How do we create logistics in the city on people's terms?

More and more people are moving to our cities, which places demands on an efficient and sustainable supply in the form of packages, food, building materials and efficient return and waste management...
CLOSER_järnväg_i skog_baktill på en godsvagn_vanlig

How can long-distance transport become more efficient?

It is important in this regard to utilise the benefits of each individual mode of transport, the correct mode of transport for the correct task. In order to be able to use the most sustainable mode of...
CLOSER Ellastbil på håll vanlig

How does digitalisation affect logistics?

CLOSER works within the focus area of Digitalised Logistics to ensure that the industry takes advantage of the opportunities offered by data-driven logistics and digital innovation. Knowledge and...

Main partners

Trafikverket logo
Vinnova logo
vgr logo