VINNEX Centre NGIL stage 2
|Coordinator||Lunds universitet - Institutionen för designvetenskaper|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 21 000 000|
|Project duration||January 2008 - June 2011|
Purpose and goal
The Next Generation Innovative Logistics Centre will contribute to further development of the Swedish industry´s competitive edge in logistic performance. The visions is to create a long-term research partnership between university, private enterprises and public sector that results in a vigorous environment for research and innovation in the logistics disciplione. A culture should be created favouring interdisciplinary research collaboration between university, business and public sector.
Results and expected effects
To recruit, develop, foster and retain a concentration of world-class skills, perform innovative research, and accelerate industry advancement. To provide knowledge, methods, techniques and tools for companies and organizations to improve their logistics activities, particularly in connection to supply chain visibility and risk management. Examin reserachers with PhD exam and licentiate exam.
Approach and implementation
To achieve the mission, research and education at NGIL should be: - guided both by industrial and scientific relevance in its quest to create and disseminate knowledge of crucial importance for the innovation of new products, processes, and services in Swedish industry. - interdisciplinary in character, leveraging the combinations of skills and experience at all partner organisations to pave the way for a highly successful centre. - of high international standard (assured through an international scientific board, international publications, close contacts with international research groups, guest researchers, exchange programs, benchmarking etc.)