Branscherna

Vår nationella lättviktsagenda utgår från svensk industris behov av att utveckla lättare produkter inom olika sektorer. Nyttan av lägre vikt och energibesparingar är påtaglig i en rad olika branscher. Läs mer om lättvikt i varje bransch nedan.

Shipping

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The EU’s roadmap1) to a single European transport area sets the goal of reaching a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions from shipping traffic by 2050, compared with levels in the year 2005. This measure,...

Energy

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By developing lighter material and more efficient methods for the extraction of energy from wind and water, we contribute to less environmental impact and more cost efficient alternativ to fossil...

Aviation

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We are constantly working with the development of new lightweight solutions for the aviation industry. Within the aviation industry, the Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE) has...

Automative

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Europe has introduced the toughest emission limits for passenger cars in the world. EU law requires car manufacturers to ensure that their car fleets emit no more than 95 grams of CO2 per kilometre by...

Workshop

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Workshop labour can often be heavy. The development of lighter robots and machines results in less pain and efforts for joints and tendons. LIGHTer has prevously funded projects that have resultet in...

Infrastructure

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The long-term strategies of the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) include energy ­consumption as a functional requirement in the procurement of infrastructure. For the construction...

Construction

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One of the construction sector's biggest challenges is to build lighter structures in high strength materials. This enables more freedom for architects and construction engineers in constructing...

Meditech

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Both care providers and care recipients need new lightweight solutions. Lighter hospital beds and instruments facilitate the work of care givers. A patient can live a much more flexible life with i.e...