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New project manager with focus on sustainable transport solutions
1 July 2020
On June 1, Clara Wallin started as project manager at CLOSER. Clara will primarily work within HITS (Sustainable & Integrated Urban TransportSystem), which is an industry-wide collaboration to develop transport-efficient solutions that contribute to cleaner and safer cities.
Intelligent Video Gate aims to streamline the European railways
30 June 2020
FR8HUB is a project under Shift2Rail with the purpose of working on technical development of European railways and it can be strategically implemented. FR8HUB will conclude in autumn 2020 and the technologies developed will be further developed in several of Shift2Rail's sub-projects, including FR8RAIL III.
New project manager with focus on sustainable transport
29 June 2020
Anna Kristiansson has been a new project manager at CLOSER since the beginning of June. Anna has a strong interest in sustainability and she will work with the theme area Long-distance multimodal freight transport.
Problems to Be Solved - Collective Technology to Join Europe's Railways
24 June 2020
Freight transport by train through Europe is a challenge. Regulatory standards and technological standards that differe between countries create major problems and an inefficient transport system. To reverse the trend, cross-border collaboration is a needed. 'Increasing the capacity for sustainable and competitive freight transport by rail requires the cooperation of the whole industry, and internationally," says Lena Erixon, Director General at the Swedish Transport Administration.
Water and railways enable efficient and climate-smart construction logistics
8 June 2020
Cities are becoming increasingly dense and in order to build them, many different modes of transport are needed so that it can take place with minor impact on the environment in the city. "If the construction site is located at or close to a railway station or port, these forms of transport should be used, since it contributes to less congestion both at the construction site and in the cities and on our roads," says Anna Fredriksson, Linköping University.
Nominate the 2020 collaborator of the year
4 June 2020
Who do you think has created conditions for successful partnerships during the past year in an open and committed way? Now is the time for nominations! The collaborator of the year will be awarded during Lindholmen Open Days in September.
Transport efficiency from different perspectives is highlighted during TREFF
3 June 2020
Meet one of the speakers at this year's edition of TREFF, which will be held as an online event for the first time. Rickard Gegö is CEO of the Swedish Association of Road Transport Companies and will talk about transport efficiency from the perspective of various parties.
Martin Lundstedt at Lindholmen Connected
29 May 2020
Martin Lundstedt, CEO and head of Volvo was the guest speaker for the first Lindholmen Connected webcast with nearly 500 people in attendance. He provided insight into how the Volvo Group views a world that has been dramatically changed by the corona pandemic, how Volvo and the world may be able to start up again with a shift in future focus and the importance of Lindholmen Science Park's ecosystem.
This is what the business model looks like when you develop in collaboration with others
25 May 2020
The best innovations and solutions for a sustainable society often arise when multiple parties work together. Collaborative projects in which different skills converge offer numerous benefits. "However, a loose collaboration can make it difficult for the new technology or service to reach the market. It's about quickly finding out what the new business will look like so that everyone involved is in agreement," says Ulrika Wahlström, innovation project manager at IMCG.
Customised packaging - Unique and winning innovation
12 May 2020
FFF Challenge 2020
The winner of the Fossil Free Freight Challenge 2020 innovation competition has now been selected. The winning entry is a solution to ensure that not only is there less air and filler material in the e-commerce packaging, but also that more parcels can be transported in the same shipment. The purpose of all of this is to leave the smallest possible fossil footprint.
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