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Robotdalen 2.0

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Coordinator Mälardalens högskola - Akademin för innovation, design och teknik, Västerås
Funding from Vinnova SEK 6 000 000
Project duration July 2017 - June 2019
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

Robotdalen´s overall aim and goal is to create regional growth in Mälardalen and Sweden. Robotdalen addresses and contributes to the development of solutions for our major societal challenges such as Sweden´s industrial competitiveness and the demographic challenge with an aging population. This is done by developing, commercializing and implementing new products and solutions, as well as developing new applications and market segments.

Expected results and effects

Robotdalen has become one of Europe´s leading initiatives for commercialization of robotics, it has a strong brand and is a strong player and contributing to Sweden´s top ranking as an innovative country. Robotdalen has created benefits and value for both the public sector as well as the private sector. Over the years, Robotdalen has had a good balance between concrete project investments and the construction of a well-functioning innovation system in robotics, two aspects that mutually enrich each other.

Planned approach and implementation

Robotdalen has an important role to play in contributing to some of our societal challenges; a competitive industry and an aging population respectively. Our contribution to solving these challenges is to carry out concrete project initiatives in the form of feasibility studies, concept development, pilot installations as well as conducting training in robotic-based automation, handling and ordering expertise as well as strategic advice in the procurement process.

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Last updated 15 January 2020

Reference number 2017-02474

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