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Fraunhofer-Chalmers Centre's Jubilee Conference

A Celebration of a Successful German-Swedish Cooperation for Innovation!

The German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is one of the world's largest research organizations and it is engaged in innovation cooperation in several countries, including with Chalmers in Sweden. The Fraunhofer-Chalmers Research Centre for Industrial Mathematics (FCC) in Gothenburg was founded by Chalmers and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft to undertake and promote mathematical research to the benefits of industry, commerce, and public institutions. FCC has now become a permanent unit within Fraunhofer and we are taking the next step in our business development. This we would like to celebrate together with you.

Since FCC started in Sweden in 2001, it has conducted more than 500 industrial research projects and collaborated with nearly 200 companies. The clients, both small and large companies, come from all kinds of industry sectors such as the engineering and automotive industry, pharmaceutical, paper and packaging, electronics, energy as well as information- and communication technology. Based on advanced mathematics, FCC develops unique calculation methods and simulation software to help companies accelerate their development and create more efficient production in the smart factories of the future. Solutions developed within FCC have for example been rewarded with the Hannover Fair's first prize in Robotics in 2017.

Within the framework of the innovation platform German Swedish Tech Forum, we invite the Swedish and German industry to listen to Fraunhofer's and Chalmers efforts to create a successful research institute in industrial mathematics. As part of the program, Swedish and German companies will tell us about their challenges within industrial digitalization and you will learn how the results of Swedish-German research projects have been implemented.

We look forward to seeing you in Gothenburg on 29 May!

Johan S. Carlson
Director Fraunhofer-Chalmers Centre

Ralph-Georg Tischer
CEO German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce
 

 

Programme

Moderation by Cecilia Warrol, Programme Director, Production 2030

09.30

Registration

10.00

Welcome and introduction by the Presidents
Rikard Söderberg, Chairman FCC
Reimund Neugebauer, President Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft 
Stefan Bengtsson, President & CEO Chalmers University of Technology 

10.15

Swedish German research and innovation cooperation
Ulf Troedsson, Vice President German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (CEO Siemens AB)
The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Speaker TBC)
Marco Siebert, Director International Relations, Deutsche Messe AG

11.00

Fraunhofer and Chalmers and an excellent example on Swedish-German innovation partnership
Reimund Neugebauer, President Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Stefan Bengtsson, President & CEO Chalmers University of Technology

11.40 FCC and Mathematics as a leading edge in Industrial Digilalization
 

Johan S. Carlson, Director FCC

12.00

Lunch

13.00 Industrial challenges in digitalization and related FCC achievements
 

Innovative Simulation of Papers:
Anders Brolin, Director Innovation Management, Stora Enso AB

 

Digitalization in Built Environment:
Christina Claeson-Jonsson, Director Research and Development, NCC AB

 

Integration of Flexible Parts Simulation into the Automotive Development Process:
Nicolas Hofheinz, Innovations Vehicle and Production Integration, BMW AG

 

The Digital Factory:
Lars-Henrik Jörnving, Vice President, Scania

14.40 Strategic Innovation Program - Production 2030
 

Cecilia Warrol, Programme Director, Production 2030

15.00

Closing remarks
Rikard Söderberg, Chairman FCC

15.05

Mingle and coffee

 

For whom
The event is mainly for manufacturing companies, invited members and guests to Fraunhofer-Chalmers Center and the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce. If you have not received an invitation but are interested in coming or want to become a member, please contact Sophia Loader.
 

Ansprechpartner

Sophia Loader

Veranstaltungen

Telefon

+46-8-665 18 62

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15:30
29. Mai
2018
Chalmers University of Technology
Chalmersplatsen 1
Göteborg

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