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Innovation Summit on Lightweight Metallics

2019-12-05 @ 08:30 - 13:00

Materials Business Center welcomes you and your colleagues to an Innovation Summit focusing on Lightweight Metallic Materials. The event is scheduled December 5th and includes presentations from leading companies about their lightweight materials and related challenges.

The purpose of the event is to inform and inspire entrepreneurs and researchers about the current and upcoming business opportunities in the area as well as stimulate new ideas and collaborations between established companies, entrepreneurs and researchers from institutes and academia. The presentations will be mixed of critical materials related challenges from the established companies and a flavor of the cutting-edge research and development that is being conducted in this area.


08:30 – 09:00 Coffee and registration

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome and introduction

09:10 – 09:30 Dmytro Orlov, Professor at Materials Engineering, Lund University –
Lightweighting through improving structural efficiency in Mg alloys and other materials

09:30 – 09:50 Torbjörn Sternsjö, Senior Vice President Technology & Business Development, Gränges AB – Challenges and opportunities

09:50 – 10:10 Eva-Lis Odenberger and Lluis Perez, Senior Researchers RISE, LIGHTer –
Lightweight challenges from established industry partners in LIGHTer and SMEs

10:05 – 10:20 Coffee and mingle

10:20 – 10:40 Hans Lekeberg, Product Manager, Enjay AB – Innovative lightweight solution

10:40 – 11:00 Johan Lindqvist, Portfolio Manager, Advanced Vehicle Engineering, VOLVO Group Trucks Technology –
Light Weight Solutions for Commercial Vehicles

11:00 – 11:20 Magnus Larsson, Industry Liaison Officer MAX IV, MAX IV Laboratory – Materials and process characterization tools for light weight metals

11:20 – 11:35 Coffee and mingle

11:35 – 11:55 Peter Benson, MSc, PhD, Senior Advisor, Svenskt Aluminium – Lightweight Metallic Challenges from Swedish Industry

11:55 – 12:15 Hans-Göran Künkel, M.Sc. E.E.Technical Coordinator, NIBE Element – Aluminum heating elements

12:15-13:15 Lunch

Practical information

Date: Thursday  5th December
Place: Scheeletorget 1, Lund
Local: Medicon Village (Gamla Gästmatsalen)
Time: 08:30 – 13:15

Who: Companies, entrepreneurs and researchers interested in business and research opportunities within lightweight materials. Feel free to distribute this invitation within your network.

Please note that the event is open to the public, but require registration. Please register here!

The event will be broadcasted live, see it here.

Read more about our project Materials Business Center.


08:30 - 13:00
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Medicon Village
Scheeletorget 1
Lund, Sweden


Materials Business Center