SPARK 2019

Welcome to SPARK's annual conference - a forum where industry, academia and public actors meet to discuss how we together can strengthen the competitiveness of the manufacturing companies in our region.

When? 25 April 8.30-16.30

Where? School of Eduction and Communication in Jönköping

Moderator: Jonas Gallneby

Note: The conference is held in Swedish.

The deadline for registration to the conference is 19 April.

Participants in the programme: 

Agneta Marell

Mats Jackson

Mats Lewan






08.30 Registration, Coffee and Mingle in our Project Exhibition

Be there in time and mingle around in the project exhibition in Arkaden (the entrance hall of the School of Education and Communication). There you have the opportunity to meet researchers within SPARK and hear about their research and eductional activities within knowledge intensive product realization.

10.00 Welcome and introduction

President Agneta Marell and SPARK's programme manager Mats Jackson open the conference in JU-aulan.

10.15 Digitalization 2.0

Mats Lewan, author and research analyser, gives an inspirational lecture around the second wave of digitalisation.

11.00 Strategic initiatives within SPARK

We look into the strategic initiatives that Jönköping University are taking to build a meeting place where the university, industry and public actors can spread new knowledge and experiences.

11.30 SPARK Award

This year's winners of the SPARK Award are presented. The award is given to projects within SPARK that have shown an excellent co-production with their industrial partners.

12.00 Lunch in Orangeriet and project exhibition


  • Transform to AAA
  • Innovation Runway
  • Impact Case: Thule

15.00-16.30 After SPARK at Orangeriet

Stay for a while to mingle and network with researchers and company representatives. 

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