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Partners & Associated members


Chalmers University of Technology is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science, architecture, maritime and other management areas.

Göteborg Universitet

The University of Gothenburg is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities, and with 37 000 students and 6000 staff members it is also among the largest universities in the Nordic countries.


Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation.


Linnaeus University is one of Sweden’s newest higher education institutions. The university was formed when the University of Kalmar and Växjö University merged in 2010. Linnaeus University is located in Kalmar and Växj and have approximately 31,000 students in 150 degree programmes and 2,500 single-subject courses.

Västra Götalandsregionen

The Region Västra Götaland Regional Council, or Västra Götalandsregionen, is the devolved County Council of Västra Götaland County in Sweden. Region Västra Götaland is governed by democratically elected politicians and with just over 50,000 employees is one of Sweden’s biggest employers.


The Swedish Maritime Administration is a governmental agency and enterprise within the transport sector and is responsible for maritime safety and availability.

Stiftelsen Sveriges Sjömanshus

The Swedish Mercantile Marine Foundation manages a substantial donations and subsidy fund for the benefit of seafarers in the Swedish shipping industry . The Foundation’s goal is to encourage increased safety and contribute to measures that improve the quality of life onboard, but also to assist in maintaining the highest levels of research and education within the industry.

Föreningen Svensk Sjöfart

The Swedish Shipowners’ Association represents about 60 Swedish shipping companies with operations worldwide

Associated members


Founded jointly by the Swedish government and the Swedish business sector in 1966, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute is Sweden’s first and oldest environmental research institute.

Research Institute of Sweden

Viktoria Swedish ICT is a non-profit research institute dedicated to enable sustainable mobility by use of information and communication technology (ICT).


SMTF represents the full spectrum of suppliers to the shipping-, offshore- and the leisure boat industry.

SSPA Sweden

SSPA provide solutions for every need arising within the maritime field – whether it be ship design, maritime operations, port and terminal development or coastal services on the global market.

Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut

Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute – independence, cooperation, competence.