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

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





Preliminary programme

8.30 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

13.00 Project meetings and results dissemination

Companies and researchers in ongoing SPARK projects have the opportunity to meet in project meetings. Other participants are welcome to hear about results and experiences from several strategic projects, such as Transform to AAA, Innovation Runway and Jönköping AI Lab. More information about this part will come.

15.00-16.30 After SPARK

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

SPARK 2019 is organized in collaboration with Science Park and Region Jönköpings län. The moderator of the conference is Jonas Gallneby.

You can read more about SPARK on

Very welcome!




Content updated 2018-12-20

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Content updated 2018-12-20

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