18
Dec

RIT-sponsored student business idea wins award

A student team at Luleå University of Technology recently won a top 5 placement in Venture Cup’s IDEA competition regional finals. The students behind RIT-sponsored startup eSat aim to make satellites more accessible, an idea that was first born in the Space Innovation Summer programme. Venture Cup is Sweden’s biggest competition for business ideas and […]


16
Dec

IRF SpaceLab – a milestone for Swedish space tech

Space as a service: World-leading engineers, infrastructure and data from one of Sweden’s most prominent and internationally recognized bodies within space research. The Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF) is launching IRF SpaceLab in Kiruna, Sweden. Open labs or test environments has a direct effect on growth as it attracts new business ventures and investments, […]


4
Dec

5 news space jobs connected to RIT2021

The leading Space University in Sweden – Luleå University of Technology (LTU) is opens up for 5 new positions in the space area. All are located at Space Campus in Kiruna and connected to the RIT2021 project in one way or another. Take the oportunity to join our space community located in one of the […]


1
Dec

New product design partnership between GKN Aerospace and Luleå University of Technology

RIT2021 presents a new innovation partnership between GKN Aerospace and Luleå University of Technology. The project aims to enhance performance and reduce time to market for rocket engines through additive manufacturing (AM). Over a five-year period, RIT2021 has launched this along with 13 other innovation partnership projects. The competitive landscape in aerospace is changing fast, […]


25
Nov

Team Laika wins Act in Space Sweden

Laika was announced winning team when Swedish contest of international space hackathon ActInSpace 2020 was implemented virtually this weekend. Hosted by ESA BIC Sweden through Arctic Business Incubator (partners within RIT2021) and Innovatum, the competition focused on how space technology can be used in developing new ideas. Several persons from the RIT2021 team were involved […]


12
Nov

AI to navigate space exploration in new innovation partnership

A new Swedish research project will develop game-changing AI-technology for space exploration. Scientists in robotics and AI are teaming up with space engineers in a new partnership project between Luleå University of Technology and space mission operator OHB Sweden. Over a five year period, RIT2021 has launched this along with 12 other new space research […]


6
Nov

Norrbotten – a winner in the new space age

Space has always fascinated mankind. Now we are entering a second space age, an era that opens completely new possibilities for Norrbotten. The region of Norrbotten sent out their podcast producer to talk to Johanna Bergström Roos at LTU Business, project manager at RIT2021. They spoke about space activities in the region and how it […]


6
Nov

Norrbotten – the space tech centre of Europe 

The space technology industry in the north of Sweden is booming and many international companies within the space industry are now looking at Northern Sweden as their next strategic move. This is what Invest in Norrbotten writes in an article on their website on October 2020. Johanna Bergström Roos, project manager at RIT2021 was interviewed […]


13
Oct

13
Oct

Space students awarded idea developer diploma

LTU Business awards space students idea development diplomas for their projects on new innovations and research results. The students have participated in LTU Business Summer, a programme aiming to give extra growth to new innovations and at the same time give university students valuable work experience and contacts. The program includes four themes, of which […]