LIGHTer Academy

About LIGHTer Academy

In order to strengthen our competetiveness within the lightweight field, Sweden needs to carry out world class research in carefully chosen areas. Strong research groups need to be coordinated and have the possibility to run qualified research within the areas that support industrialisation of lightweight products. That is why we have created the LIGHTer Academy network. 

We set targets and provide continuity by connecting strategic research to our longterm innovative themes. Our research is focusing on basic issues and methods which can be used cross-industry and be refined in our industry-driven projects, and eventually be verified in test- and demo facilities.

The lightweight research that is coordinated by LIGHTer Academy today involves several Swedish universites and research institutes that works within technical disciplines. Together we have successfully created our national network that involes industry as well as senior scientists and PhDs. Side by side we run our appreciated LIGHTer PhD Network that joins around 50 PhDs from the country. Our first international conference was the starting signal for a larger international collaboration which will be developed over the years to come. 

Medlemmar i LIGHTer Academy

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Dan Zenkert

Lättviktsstrukturer, KTH
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Janis Varna

Polymera kompositmaterial, Luleå Tekniska Högskola
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Martin Fisk

Materialkunskap & tillämpad matematik, Malmö högskola
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Andrejs Pupurs

Polymera kompositmaterial, Luleå Tekniska Högskola
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Malin Åkermo

Lättviktsstrukturer, KTH
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Publikationer

Här finns en sammanställning av akademiska publikationer från både LIGHTer Academy och LIGHTer PhD network.
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Lättviktsagendan

Lättvikt lyfter svensk konkurrenskraft - för en hållbar värld För att bidra till, och utveckla, innovation inom lättvikt behövs en strategi. Därför styrs verksamheten inom LIGHTer utifrån vår...