Four new companies to national Space Incubator

The space incubator ESA-BIC Sweden has picked four new companies – Linköping Cystells, Flying Pulse from Trollhättan, and Sol-ionics and Wilda Tracking from Luleå to enter their incubator. More than 5,000 Swedes are affected annually by cardiac arrest outside the hospital environment. Only 500 of these survive. Flypulse has developed a drunker system that delivers […]


Space students from LTU represents Sweden in innovation competition

A team from Luleå University of Technology will represent Sweden in the ActinSpace innovation competition. The team won the Swedish competition – a 24-hour hackathon. – This challenge has improved our team building skills and inter-personal skills. The challenge itself challenged our prototyping skills wherein we were able to come up with a functional prototype […]



New Esrange can mean hundreds of new jobs in the region

How can Sweden remain competitive as a space center in the future? That was the question SSC wanted to solve as they launched the New Esrange project. The project will modernize the rocket base built in the 1960’s and may create new business opportunities for subcontractors and SMEs in the region. – We have already […]


New groundbreaking radar project creates business opportunities for Swedish companies

EISCAT3D, a new space project totalling hundreds of millions SEK in investments, can provide many new business opportunities for Swedish companies. EISCAT is currently looking for interested companies and several tenders are available on the organisation’s website. EISCAT 3D is under way and soon a completely new international research radar will be developed to understand […]


Space in focus at Luleå University of Technology

Space is a strategically important research area at Luleå University of Technology and for the industry in the region. – The university’s space investment is exactly right in time, says Jonas Ekman, professor of Industrial Electronics and head of the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering. Technology development creates new opportunities to get […]



A Space Forum with Focus on Innovation Management

Market validation and understanding the need of the customer is a key component within innovation management and crucial for sustainable business development. That was the message from Emil Svanberg, head of the technology transfer office at Luleå University of Technology, during the fifth Space Innovation Forum. Once again the space actors within the RIT project […]


Space Talks with Region Norrbotten

On October 16, representatives from Space Kiruna visited Region Norrbotten and discussed the unique possibilities that  Norrbotten have within space and the space industry cluster found in Norrbotten. An exciting conversation was led by the regional councellor Maria Stenberg (s), Anders Öberg (s) and Glenn Berggård (v). – We had a lot of interesting discussions […]


New trajectory simulation tool for stratospheric balloons in Swedish Space Industry

The researcher Kanika Garg at the Onboard Space Systems Group of Luleå University of Technology is working together with SSC Esrange to develop a new type of trajectory support system. The solution creates more efficient stratospheric balloon flights by reducing risks and increasing cost-efficiency. – A balloon launch costs millions of euros for each flight so every […]