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Smart Housing Småland strengthens competitiveness in wood and glass industries

Smart Housing Småland is an accelerator and catalyst for business and a motor in the regional innovation and growth system around Småland's strengths wood and glass. The task is to strengthen competitiveness and growth by creating good collaborations between all actors in society, both at national and international level.

Smart Housing Småland is an accelerator and catalyst for business and a motor in the regional innovation and growth system, formed around Småland's strengths of wood and glass.

Task
The task is to strengthen the region's competitiveness and sustainable growth by creating good cooperation between all actors in society, both at national and international level. We do this through a number of offers in innovation & development, projects, thematic groups, learning and internationalization.

Challenges
Smart Housing Småland faces a number of challenges; the need for new housing, the need to build efficiently, flexibly, modern, energy efficient and sustainable. We build an innovation environment, in collaboration with industry, academia and public, where, with the user at the center, we create smart housing and sustainable building in the combination of wood and glass.

Vinnväxt winner
In 2013, Smart Housing Småland became one of the winners in Vinnova's Vinnväxt competition and received ten years of funding with the goal of establishing a national and internationally strong and attractive innovation environment.

Organisation
Smart Housing Småland is led by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden in close collaboration with Träcentrum as well as a steering group and reference group. The venture also includes a large number of companies throughout Småland, all three county administrative boards and regional federations, Linnaeus University and Jönköping University.


Summary

Project name

SHS

Status

Active

Region

Region Kalmar län, Region Jönköpings län, Region Kronoberg

RISE role in project

Process Manager

Project start

Duration

10 years

Total budget

188 MSEK

Partner

Träcentrum, Linnaeus University, Jönköping University, Smart Housing Småland is an innovation environment led by RISE in close collaboration with Träcentrum, Linnaeus University and Jönköping University.

Funders

Vinnova, Region Jönköpings län, Regionförbundet i Kalmar län, Region Kronoberg, Länsstyrelsen i Jönköpings län, Länsstyrelsen i Kalmar, Länsstyrelsen i Kronobergs län

The UN sustainable development goals

9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
11. Sustainable cities and communities
12. Responsible consumption and production

Project website

Coordinators

Project members

Mikael Ludvigsson

Contact person

Mikael Ludvigsson

Forskare

+46 10 516 63 54
mikael.ludvigsson@ri.se

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