Full house at Space Innovation Forum in Kiruna  

Nearly 100 representatives from the business, academic and public sectors met in Kiruna last week for two days of lectures and networking at Space Innovation Forum. The theme was testbeds for space and the massive potential for northern Sweden to claim a position as an international hub in this rapidly growing market.  ”There is a growing movement on the space scene in northern Sweden”   The event programme covered a wide range of topics on the theme – from concrete cases to attracting investment, marketing and business strategy successfactors specifically for testbeds.  – My biggest take-away from the Space Innovation Forum is the test capabilities here in northern Sweden, across so many industries and sectors. There is great potential to collaborate and exchange ideas on marketing, business models, funding and much more, said Ann-Christin Uusitalo Eriksson from RiSE Research Institutes of Sweden.   Oscar Linde, GKN Aerospace also highlighted the growth of the […]

Industry and university collaboration for Software Defined Radio for space applications

By replacing traditional hardware for satellite communication with software based systems Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) aims to change the way the telemetry and telecommand is performed in the future.  Software-defined radio (SDR) is a radio communication system where components that have been traditionally implemented in hardware (e.g. mixers, filters, […]

Students grow tomorrow’s space products

The new business development programme Space Innovation Summer has just started. Students work on expanding new regional product or service ideas for space. Space Innovation Summer runs over nine weeks and is led by LTU Business as part of the highly popular summer programme. Northern lights forecasts, avalanche alerts Rebecka Svensson, Space Technology student at […]

New Nordic Space Innovation partnership (in Swedish)

Nu samlas de främsta aktörerna inom rymdbranschen på Esrange i Kiruna för att diskutera strategiskt samarbete med målsättning att bli en av de främsta rymdregionerna i världen. En plattform som ska skapa bättre förutsättningar att få fram fler nya företag. Ett samarbete har inletts med de nordiska rymdinkubatorerna i Norge, Finland, Danmark – som är […]