Space Innovation Forum 8 – RIT 2021 Kick-off

February 19 at Space Campus

12.00     Registration and Name Badge Pick Up Lunch at Space Campus

13.30     Welcome to Space Innovation Forum
Johanna Bergström Roos, Project manager RIT 2021, LTU Business

13.40     Presentation of RIT 2021
Johanna Bergström-Roos, Project manager RIT 2021, LTU Business

14.00     Presentation of WP1: R&D projects with Space Industry and Academia
Marta-Lena Antti, Chaired Professor in Material Science, LTU

14.40     Presentation of WP2: A Testbed for Space Systems
Olle Norberg, Vice Rector in Space, LTU

15.20     Coffee

15.50     Presentation of WP3: The Innovations Support System for Space
Emil Svanberg, Head of Innovation management, LTU Business

16.30     Presentation of WP4: Establishing a Cluster for Aerospace
Olle Persson, Head Centre of Excellence Space, LTU

17.10     Wrap up and bus to Camp Ripan

19.00     Mingle with drinks

19.30     Dinner at Camp Ripan


February 20 at Camp Ripan

08.15     Welcome to day 2 and intro by Johanna Bergström Roos

08.20     Presentation of a new space company in Kiruna

08.50     Global Watch Center – opportunities for Norrbotten and new players
Lars-Eric Aaro, Chairman at Mobilaris AB

09.30     Workshop in parallel sessions

  1. Session – Testbed Space Lab
  2. Session –  Space Innovation Summer – Student summer job opportunities
  3. Session – Space Innovation Summer – Project ideation

10.00     Coffee on the go

11.30     Presentations from the workshops

11.45     Closing remarks
Johanna Bergström-Roos, Project manager RIT 2021, LTU Business

12.00     Lunch

The event is free of charge, but you need to sign up before 12 February and let us know your food preferences.  Those who register and do not show up will have to pay a “no-show-up fee” of 500 SEK.

Here is the link to sign up: