Nid: 100

VINNOVA Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, is Sweden’s innovation agency. Our aim is to increase the competitiveness of Swedish researchers and companies. Our task is to promote sustainable growth in Sweden by... + + Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, is Sweden’s innovation agency. Our aim is to increase the competitiveness of Swedish researchers and companies. Our task is to promote sustainable growth in Sweden by funding needs-driven research and the development of effective innovation systems. An important part of VINNOVA’s activities consists of increasing the cooperation between companies, universities, research institutes and other organisations in the Swedish innovation system. We do this in a number of ways, including long-term investment in strong research and innovation milieus, investment in projects to increase commercialisation of research results and by creating catalytic meeting places in the form of conferences and seminars. Website: http://www.vinnova.se/en/

Nid: 98

Stockholm University Mobile Life is organised as a unit under the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) in Kista. The Centre is physically located in the Kista campus in the Electrum building. Through Stockholm University, the... + + Mobile Life is organised as a unit under the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) in Kista. The Centre is physically located in the Kista campus in the Electrum building. Through Stockholm University, the research in the Centre is well connected with undergraduate and graduate educations. Students employed at the Centre are enrolled in the masters and doctorate programs within the University, primarily in the Computer- and Systems department. Senior researchers will be actively involved in the formation of new such programs, primarily in this department but also in other departments within Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Website: http://www.su.se/

Nid: 1383

The Royal Institute of Technology Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at... + + Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering and includes architecture, industrial management and urban planning. Several national research centres are hosted by KTH. KTH is also a major partner in two out of three European Knowledge and Innovation Communities formed by the prestigious EU organization EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology); InnoEnergy within the field sustainable energy and EIT ICT Labs within information and communication research. Five strategic multidisciplinary research platforms have been formed to further enhance KTH’s attraction as a major strategic research partner. Website: www.kth.se

Nid: 101

SICS Swedish ICT is a leading research institute for applied computer science in Sweden. SICS is a non-profit-distributing organization. The mission is to contribute to the competitive strength of industry by conducting advanced research in... + + is a leading research institute for applied computer science in Sweden. SICS is a non-profit-distributing organization. The mission is to contribute to the competitive strength of industry by conducting advanced research in strategic areas of computer science, and to actively promote the use of new research ideas and results in industry and in society at large. The role of SICS in Mobile Life Centre will be that of a co-executor of research together with Stockholm University, where some of the research will be contracted to SICS. SICS has its main office in Kista. Website: http://www.sics.se/

Nid: 102

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services, to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Ericsson has deep knowledge in present and future telecommunications systems, including... + + is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services, to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Ericsson has deep knowledge in present and future telecommunications systems, including content and communication oriented services for mobile devices and the connected home. Ericsson provides the Centre with deep knowledge in present and future telecommunication systems as well as concrete technology and access to infrastructure components via Ericsson LABS. Ericsson is advancing its vision of the “networked society” through innovation, technology, and sustainable business solutions. In this Ericsson are very well aligned with the focus of Mobile Life VINN Excellence Centre. Website: http://www.ericsson.com/thecompany/company_facts/research

Nid: 105

Microsoft research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. Microsoft Research has identified three key domains in which support from Microsoft will enable University researchers... + + is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. Microsoft Research has identified three key domains in which support from Microsoft will enable University researchers to achieve the greatest progress: the emerging computing environment, transformation of science through computing, and advancing computer science curriculum. Through its focus on social and mobile services, the Mobile Life Centre targets the first of these areas. The researchers of the Centre have a well-established collaboration with Microsoft Research Ltd in Cambridge, furthering in particular the deep understanding of information technology use in everyday life activities. Website: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/

Nid: 108

IKEA is a home furnishing company with a fully integrated supply chain, including its own industrial groups – Swedwood and Swedspan. For IKEA, creating the home furnishing offer is about understanding the needs and dreams of the... + + is a home furnishing company with a fully integrated supply chain, including its own industrial groups – Swedwood and Swedspan. For IKEA, creating the home furnishing offer is about understanding the needs and dreams of the many people. By matching them to the needs and opportunities within IKEA supply network IKEA can create a range of well-designed, functional products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. IKEA of Sweden lead business development at IKEA through the Home Furnishing Businesses. IKEA’s interest in Mobile Life is the centre’s focus on the “good life” – that, which makes people feel good and have fun. Website: http://www.ikea.com/

Nid: 109

ABB joined the Mobile Life Excellence Centre as a partner in 2012 and contributes to the centre by sharing knowledge about user experience and situational awareness in the context of industrial systems. In addition, ABB will... + + joined the Mobile Life Excellence Centre as a partner in 2012 and contributes to the centre by sharing knowledge about user experience and situational awareness in the context of industrial systems. In addition, ABB will collaborate in a wide range of research projects that aim to provide operating effectiveness in the industrial environment. One main project where ABB will be an active player is "Introduce playfulness in the automation domain". Through the Mobile Life Centre, ABB will collaborate with leading researchers and key players in the mobile industry and gain knowledge about designing experiences, especially for mobile use. Website: http://www.abb.com/

Nid: 110

City of Stockholm Municipality The Stockholm region and Kista play a crucial role in the establishment of a consumer-oriented service industry in Sweden. The City of Stockholm has chosen to establish and participate in several initiatives focused on this... + + The Stockholm region and Kista play a crucial role in the establishment of a consumer-oriented service industry in Sweden. The City of Stockholm has chosen to establish and participate in several initiatives focused on this sector, including the Mobile City Initiative (MCI), the Kista Mobile Showcase, and to participate in the Mobile Life Centre. The City of Stockholm plays a natural central role in the Mobile Life Centre, through providing multiple channels for local collaboration, dissemination, and take-up with both small and large companies. The city of Stockholm contributes to the Centre by being prepared to be test-users representing the public sector. Website: http://www.stockholm.se/

Nid: 1382

Rebel and Bird is the worlds leading agency for growth hacking. They do product development and communication to fuel business growth for some of the most recognised brands in the world. Sectors they work in include digital, insurance,... + + is the worlds leading agency for growth hacking. They do product development and communication to fuel business growth for some of the most recognised brands in the world. Sectors they work in include digital, insurance, media, health and culture. Rebel and Bird create positive impact by using technology and they work with clients and partners across the globe providing both B2B and B2C services. They innovate, structure as well as adopt a strategic approach to product development. Rebel and Bird believe that innovation for digital products, new or existing – requires more than just programming. Website: http://www.rebelandbird.se/

Nid: 1537

Ziggy Creative Colony Ziggy is a leading strategic innovation agency in Sweden, that help clients transform their offers to the market based on opportunities where digital meets physical. Ziggy currently has offices in Stockholm, Malmö and... + + Ziggy is a leading strategic innovation agency in Sweden, that help clients transform their offers to the market based on opportunities where digital meets physical. Ziggy currently has offices in Stockholm, Malmö and Bangalore (India), and consists out of Ziggy’s departments brand, experience, change and innovation. Among Ziggy’s clients are companies such as Husqvarna, Electrolux, Telia, Sony, IKEA and Nobia. Ziggy joins Mobile Life as a partner in 2015, and contributes to the center by sharing experiences in finding new business models, new customer ecosystems and putting new products on the market. Ziggy will collaborate in projects where their experience can contribute to insights that are likely to push Sweden’s competitive advantages related to innovation. Through the Mobile Life collaboration, Ziggy will gain knowledge about cutting edge research and collaborations between research, international businesses and new businesses. Website: http://www.helloziggy.com/

Nid: 111

Kista Science City brings to the competence Centre its project ‘Kista Mobile Showcase’ as well as several contact networks for small- and medium sized service development companies in the Stockholm area. The Kista Mobile Showcase is a physical... + + brings to the competence Centre its project ‘Kista Mobile Showcase’ as well as several contact networks for small- and medium sized service development companies in the Stockholm area. The Kista Mobile Showcase is a physical test- and demonstration platform for the concrete presentation and dissemination of results, where the industry partners have provided both hardware and software for demonstration purposes. Kista Science City will set up a framework which enables its showcase partners and network members to participate in the Mobile Life Centre activities, further strengthening the dissemination and take-up potential for the Centre. Website: http://kista.com/

Nid: 1538

Slagkryssaren Slagkryssaren is a high competence software development provider with special strengths in mobile platforms, back-end, cloud computing, machine learning and software architecture. The company supports its clients to reach... + + Slagkryssaren is a high competence software development provider with special strengths in mobile platforms, back-end, cloud computing, machine learning and software architecture. The company supports its clients to reach high quality results, connected to recent and upcoming technological developments. Slagkryssaren provides its customers with high quality work, sound advice and rapid product delivery. Slagkryssaren work with a number of contemporary technologies such as: Android, iOS, Xamarin, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Python, Erlang, multiple dialects of both SQL and NoSQL. Slagkryssaren will bring to Mobile Life its knowledge of existing platforms for software development and will take on an active role as developers of Mobile Life prototypes. Website: http://slagkryssaren.com/

Nid: 1539

Sparbanken Rekarne Sparbanken Rekarne provide the skills, products and services that are needed for private and commercial banking and insurance. Sparbanken Rekarne has certified and licensed financial advisors for both individuals and... + + Sparbanken Rekarne provide the skills, products and services that are needed for private and commercial banking and insurance. Sparbanken Rekarne has certified and licensed financial advisors for both individuals and businesses. With offices in Eskilstuna, Strängnäs and Mariefred, the bank along with Sparbanksstiftelsen Rekarne are contributors in the development of the region of Mälardalen, Sweden. The Foundation provides grants for projects related to business, research, education, sports and culture. On average, nine million SEK are awarded annually. Sparbanken Rekarne is connected to and knows the local market putting its relationship with customers to the forefront. The bank dates back to 1827 with a proud history connected to a modern future facing bank. Together with the partners, particularly Swedbank, Sparbanken stays ahead of the development of bank services and technology. In this endeavour the collaboration with Mobile Life VINN Excellence Centre will provide valuable insight in the challenges that are brought on by the digitalisation of the banking industry, with Sparbanken Rekarne taking a leading role. Website: http://www.sparbankenrekarne.se/

Nid: 114

STING Stockholm Innovation & Growth, founded in 2001, is a support ‘system’ for technology start-ups. The ambition is to generate more technology start-ups through a well-designed extensive support system. STING provides... + + Stockholm Innovation & Growth, founded in 2001, is a support ‘system’ for technology start-ups. The ambition is to generate more technology start-ups through a well-designed extensive support system. STING provides support for entrepreneurs at a very early stage continuing throughout the growth process. The aim of STING is to commercialize ideas from the IT-university, research institutes and spin-offs from company employees. STING offers support for entrepreneurs in four sequential programs named Start-up, Business Lab, Business Accelerator and Go Global. STING also offers pre-seed capital via Sting Capital, a new venture capital company for technology start-ups. Website: http://www.stockholminnovation.com/

Nid: 107

TeliaSonera provides network access and telecommunication services that help people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. International strength combined with local excellence is what makes... + + provides network access and telecommunication services that help people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. International strength combined with local excellence is what makes TeliaSonera truly unique - and provides a world class customer experience, all the way from the Nordic countries to Nepal. This combination has brought groundbreaking 4G, a world class fibre network, and introduced 3G at Mount Everest. TeliaSonera is one of the founding partners of Mobile Life and has been a partner in the Centre since the start in 2007. The current direction fits well with TeliaSonera’s objectives, where the forward-looking research of the Centre around mobile users, applications, and ecosystems support TeliaSonera to understand how to act in the future. TeliaSonera brings to Mobile Life its vast experience related to mobile access and telecommunication services. Website: http://www.teliasonera.com/