Halmstad University and Viktoria Swedish ICT finalists in Volvo Cars Open Innovation challenge

5 July, 2013 - 08:50

During spring 2013, an open innovation challenge has been arranged by Lindholmen Science Park/Vehicle ICT Arena and Volvo Cars, aiming at developing the creative and innovative power within the organizations forming the arena.

10 entries were made at the contest and 3 were picked to the final, one of which from Halmstad University and Viktoria Swedish ICT.

Finally, the team from Semcon won before the team from ÅF with the Halmstad/Viktoria team coming in third.

 

From left in the picture: Kent-Eric Lång, Viktoria Swedish ICT and Project Leader for Vehicle ICT Arena, Kristoffer Lidström, Researcher at Viktoria Swedish ICT, Cristofer Englund, Research Leader Cooperative Systems at Viktoria Swedish ICT, Tony Larsson, Professor of Embedded Systems at Halmstad University, and Mikael Edvardsson, Director Active Safety at Volvo Cars.