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Partners

By consolidating Swedish expertise, CLOSER’s partners can jointly tackle the major challenges facing the transport system.

We are endeavoring to widen the partnership base in CLOSER and attract players from all over Sweden, so that we can create activities and projects nationwide. If you’re interested in collaborating with us, read more here

Society

Partners

  • City of Malmö www.malmo.se

    Malmö is the commercial centre of southern Sweden and an international city. This is expressed, not least, by the fact that Malmö has 300 000 residents from approximately 170 different nationalities. 

  • Region Jönköpings län www.rjl.se

    Region Jönköping County's task is to do good things so that those living and working in Jönköping County have a good life, more people choose to settle or travel here and that companies choose Region Jönköping County for establishments and investments.

  • Region Västra Götaland www.vgr.se

    Region Västra Götaland’s assignment is to contribute to a thriving Västra Götaland which is a good place to live and work. Västra Götaland must be a good place for future generations to grow up in.

  • Region Örebro

    Region Örebro County www.regionorebrolan.se

    Region Örebro County is a political assembly elected by the citizens. An executive board leads and coordinates Region Örebro Countys activities, first and foremost in the field of the public health care system. Region Örebro County exercise a degree of self government provided for in the Constitution of Sweden.

  • River Bank Development Inc alvstranden.com

    River Bank Development is Göteborg's development with the mission to realize the Vision Älvstaden. Together with the town planning authorities and the business community, we create an inclusive, green and dynamic city center around the river.

  • Sundsvall Logistikpark AB www.sundsvalllogistikpark.se

    Sundsvall Logistikpark AB is the municipal company that will coordinate the development of an efficient and sustainable transport hub, with links between road, rail and shipping in the Tunadal-Korsta-Ortviken area. The investment is done together with the Swedish Transport Agency and SCA and is important for both the environment and the region's growth. 

  • The City of Gothenburg www.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.

  • Örebro kommun www.orebro.se

    Örebro is a beautiful town in the very heart of Sweden. The population of almost 143,000 makes it the seventh largest town in the country. Among the residents are immigrants from around 165 different countries. With its closeness to Stockholm (200 km), Gothenburg and Oslo (both 300 km) it is a natural logistical centre of Scandinavia. Its attractive position makes Örebro a multifaceted business region and an ideal place for conferences and trade fairs. The infrastructure is good with a Travel Centre for trains and buses as well as Örebro Airport.

Industry

Partners

  • Coop www.coop.se

    KF is the parent company of KF Group where Coop's grocery retail trade constitutes its core business. Coop operates grocery retail shops in chains like Coop Forum, Coop Extra, Coop Konsum and Coop Nära. Together with the retail consumer cooperative societies, Coop accounts for 21.5 percent of the entire Swedish grocery retail sector.

  • DHL www.dhl.se

    DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world, with more than 325,000 employees. DHL is part of the world’s leading postal and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, and encompasses the business units DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

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  • Koucky & Partners www.koucky.se

    Koucky & Partners is a consultancy firm specialising in sustainable transport and positioned where traffic and the environment meet. Koucky & Partners combine academic qualifications with applied experience and an understanding of the practical challenges the clients face with the goal is to help the clients meet and exceed their goals. Our focus is sustainable mobility and the convergence of transportation and the environment. 

  • Ramböll Sverige AB www.ramboll.se

    Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. We employ 13,000 experts and have a strong presence in the Nordics, North America, the UK, Continental Europe, Middle East and India, supplemented by a significant representation in Asia, Australia, South America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ramboll works across the markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy, Oil & Gas and Management Consulting.

  • 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.

  • Schenker AB www.dbschenker.se

    DB Schenker stands for the transportation and logistics activities of Deutsche Bahn. The Logistics sector of DB is the world’s second largest transportation and logistics services provider based on revenues and performance.

    With around 2,000 locations in all of the world’s most important economic regions, DB Schenker has a global network geared toward customer service, quality and sustainability. 

  • Skanska www.skanska.se

    Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and construction groups, concentrated on selected home markets in the Nordic countries, other European countries and in North America.

  • SSPA www.sspa.se

    Effective transport solutions, low fuel consumption, clean and vital coastal zones. SSPA create value for our customers through sustainable, innovative, and world leading maritime solutions. In theory and in practice. From research to implementation. Today and tomorrow.

  • Sweco www.sweco.se

    Sweco is the leading architecture and engineering consultancy in Europe. Their 14,500 engineers, architects and environmental experts plan and design the communities and cities of the future.

    Sweco approach small analytical assignments and major design assignments with the same high level of commitment and recognised expertise. Sweco carries out tens of thousands of assignments each year in around 70 countries across the globe.

  • Toyota Material Handling www.toyota-forklifts.eu

    Toyota Material Handling Europe is part of Toyota Industries Corporation, which is active in 5 regions in the material handling industry. Together with Toyota Material Handling International, North America, China and Japan we strive to optimise our customers’ operations with our material handling equipment under the brands of TOYOTA, BT, RAYMOND and CESAB.

  • Tyréns AB www.tyrens.se

    Tyréns is one of Sweden’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancies, pecialised in urban planning and infrastructure solutions that promote sustainable development. Founded in 1942, Tyréns has more than 1,300 employees, thirty offices nationwide in Sweden and a London-based partner, AKT II as well as the subsidiaries Tyréns UK in London, HaCaFrø in Denmark and Tari in Estonia. 

  • 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.

  • WSP www.wsp-pb.com

    WSP’s extensive range of services covers every aspect of project delivery, from initial surveys and analysis, to design, to planning and management. No matter how large or small, complex or simple, long or short the task, WSP are committed to finding the best, most sustainable solutions.

  • 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.

Academia

Partners

  • 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.

  • IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute www.ivl.se

    The IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute conducts applied research and assignments to promote ecological, economical and social sustainable growth in the business community and the rest of society.  With Sweden’s broadest environmental expertise and nearly 300 employees, IVL is a leading institute for applied environmental research and consultancy operations. IVL is an independent organization owned by a foundation that was jointly established by the Swedish state and national business interests. All profits are invested in further environmental research. IVL was founded in 1966 and since then has worked on developing new solutions for environmental problems at both the national and international levels.

     

  • Jönköping University www.ju.se

    Jönköping University  is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates. JU operates on the basis of an agreement with the Swedish Government and conforms to national degree regulations and quality requirements. The university is characterized by internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and collaboration with surrounding society.

  • 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.

  • Linköping University

    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.

  • Luleå University of Technology www.ltu.se

    Luleå University of Technology is a leading university of technology which works together with the world around us to build an attractive, sustainable society. Through our research and education, which are characterised by creativity, innovation, initiative and responsibility, we shape the world we live in – with future generations in mind.

  • Lunds Tekniska Universitet www.lth.se

    LTH is a part of Lund University. LTH have the overall responsibility for education and research in engineering, architecture and industrial design at the university. Within several of our research areas, LTH is world leaders, such as nanotechnology, combustion physics and medical technology.

    LTH has almost 10,000 students and about 1,600 employees from all over the world and the courses are given at LTH's Campus in Lund and at Campus Helsingborg.

  • RISE www.ri.se

    RISE – Sweden´s research institute can offer a wider range of core competencies and research and development services for a competitive business and a sustainable society. We combine our offering in new cross-disciplinary, business and innovation areas within Health, Energy and bio-based economy, Mobility, Digitalization and Sustainable cities and communities. RISE 2500 employees are located in 23 cities in Sweden and abroad. 

  • University of Borås www.hb.se

    The University of Borås has approximately 12 400 students and just over 700 employees. In collaboration with the public and private sectors, the University conduct education and research of high international quality with great societal relevance. The national and internationally known Swedish School of Textiles and Swedish School of Library and Information Science are a part of the University of Borås.

  • University of Gothenburg www.gu.se

    The University of Gothenburg meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from all around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University of Gothenburg contributes to a better future.

  • 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. Their principal task is to conduct research and development related to infrastructure, traffic and transport. VTI are dedicated to the continuous development of knowledge pertaining to the transport sector, and in this way contribute actively to the attainment of the goals of Swedish transport policy.

  • Örebro Uni

    Örebro University www.oru.se

    Örebro University is one of the fastest growing universities in Sweden, with 17,000 students and 1,200 staff.  The university offers approximately 700 courses, 60 undergraduate programmes and 20 postgraduate programmes. For international students Örebro University offers a number of Master programmes that are taught in English.