Behind the scenes with Combain – #WeAreIdeon

April 18, 2017News, WeAreIdeon

With 400 companies at Ideon, it is difficult to keep track of what everyone is doing. We want to make it easier for all of us to get to know one another by inviting you behind the scenes. Every other week, one company will take over our Instagram account and share their working life with you. Combain are hosting our account this week.

Hi, Yllka Xhemajli, what can you tell me about Combain?

Yllka Xhemajli, Combain
Yllka Xhemajli, Combain

Combain is a world leading geolocation service provider for connected IoT devices. Combain has one of the world largest databases of cell-id and wifi that is used for accurate indoor and outdoor geopositioning of devices. The database includes more than 80 million cell-ids and 1.2 billion wifis from more than 200 countries.

Combain’s customers are leading mobile network operators, cyber security companies, IoT device manufacturers. The positioning service is provided as a cloud-based API, Combain CPS API, and as a cloud-based IoT platform, Thinxmate.  Combain is located in Lund, Sweden and Palo Alto, USA and serves customers world-wide.

What products or services do you offer?

Indoor & outdoor positioning.

What will you be showing us this week on Instagram?

I will show you some snapshots of what we are doing at here at Combain. This week we will show you how a day looks like for Invoice mobile, Worxmate and Combain.

Invoice mobile is a Invoice service app that you can use for free, it´s available for iOS and Android.

Worxmate is a complete fleet management system. Worxmate is used by companies that has workers on the field. With Combaines positioning services you can track cars and get real time information reported back from workers from the field. We support  Transportation,  Lumber and Service companies. We offer special customisations due to each company have different wants and needs.

Combain positioning solution is used for accurate indoor and outdoor geopositioning of devices.

We have unique and exciting projects that we are working with and one of them is with Blink Services.

Are there any areas where you would like a closer cooperation or exchange of ideas with other Ideon Companies?

We are always interested in new things  when it comes to IoT and Smart Cities.

Find out more about Combain here

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Cleantech Scandinavia invites you behind the scenes

April 4, 2017News, WeAreIdeon

With 400 companies at Ideon, it is difficult to keep track of what everyone is doing. We want to make it easier for all of us to get to know one another by inviting you behind the scenes. Every other week, one company will take over our Instagram account and share their working life with you. Cleantech Scandinavia are hosting our account this week.

Hi Tanja Tanskanen, what can you tell me about Cleantech Scandinavia?

Cleantech Scandinavia runs an internationally established network of investors, industrial and public actors, all with an interest in Nordic Cleantech. During our ten years in business we have become a trusted source of cleantech-related investment opportunities, business intelligence, investment statistics and we are a renowned provider and promoter of Nordic Cleantech.

Today we have some 70 members from the Nordics, Baltics, China, Great Britain, Belgium, Germany and France. Some examples of our members are Capricorn, Evonik Corporate Venturing, Tsing Capital, IdInvest Partners, Cleantech Invest, Sustainable Technology Partners, H&M, BASF Venture Capital, Dow Venture Capital, IKEA GreenTech, Veolia, General Electric, MAHLE Venture Capital and SABIC Ventures.

What services do you offer?

  • Sourcing & Evaluation – We offer sourcing of cleantech innovation solutions to industry companies, investors and others. We also offer support with evaluation and expert opinion of these innovations.
  • Testing & Validation – We offer cleantech companies, investors and industry to test their innovations in a real environment and to validate the technologies through our user groups.
  • Acceleration – We offer cleantech companies and their investors a platform to accelerate their companies on the global market with the goal of a sustainable growth.
  • Membership – We offer investors, industries and cities to become members, providing you with access to some 1000 Nordic cleantech companies, business intelligence, visibility and much more.

You’ll be showing us what’s going on at Cleantech Capital Day in Oslo next week. Can you tell us more about the event?

The Cleantech Capital Day is Cleantech Scandinavia’s flagship event of the year. Placed in the beautiful city of Oslo, the event will bring together the latest from an ever-evolving cleantech scene with talented entrepreneurs, eager investors and representatives from both city and industry. Our focus is as always to gather the most relevant actors within the field of cleantech and provide them with the best possible networking opportunities.

One of the main attractions during the event is the Nordic Cleantech Open Finals where our chosen 10 cleantech companies will duke it out for the chance to win the prestigious competition.

Cleantech Capital Day will as always aim the spotlight on interesting topics and for the 2017 event we have an eclectic variety of subjects.

Are there any areas where you would like a closer cooperation or exchange of ideas with other Ideon Companies?

We are of course always looking for new innovative cleantech companies and partners to help these companies to flourish!

Sigma Connectivity takes over our Instagram #WeAreIdeon

March 15, 2017News, WeAreIdeon

With 400 companies at Ideon, it is difficult to keep track of what everyone is doing. We want to make it easier for all of us to get to know one another by inviting you behind the scenes. Every other week, one company will take over our Instagram account and share their working life with you. Sigma Connectivity will be the first, starting on March 20 and throught out the week.

Hi Linda Malmgren, what can you tell me about Sigma Connectivity?

Linda Malmgren, Sigma Connectivity
Linda Malmgren, Sigma Connectivity

Our story starts in 2013 when Sony Mobile decided to downsize their world leading development unit in Lund. By switching focus from in-house development to external client needs we unleashed our true potential. Within 12 months we were over 200 employees with a successful global client base. Today Sigma Connectivity has grown into a world-class design and development house with the ability to transform ideas into reality. With over 30 years of experience we are driven by a passion to bring innovative products to some of toughest markets on the planet. Our engineers and  ID designers, together with our advanced in-house labs, can rapidly design, build and deploy smarter connected experiences that bring new levels of power to our clients.

What is a typical product or service of yours?

We help our clients to design, build and deploy smarter connected experiences by working with experience-driven creation of products and solutions within R&D and production development. No matter what phase of the product’s cycle our clients engage us in, we help them launch their product with the highest quality and on time. Wherever they are today, we can help. We simply help them take their ideas from concept, design, testing, industrialization and all the way to market.

On your website it says that you have 150 + labs, which ones are located in Lund?

All of our labs are located at our headquarters in Lund. We have over 150 different stations in our labs, which are focused down to 12 different Expertise areas.

  • Wireless Labs
  • Failure Analysis Labs
  • Design Labs
  • Prototype Labs
  • Environment Labs
  • Sound Labs
  • Power Labs
  • Electronics Labs
  • Software Design Labs
  • Production Design Labs
  • Simulation Labs
  • Optics Labs

You’ve got 270 smart brains at Sigma Connectivity, are there any areas or instances where you would like a closer cooperation or exchange of ideas with any of the other 9000 people here at Ideon?

Our engineers has been bred in hardware and software  development. They live to find the best solutions and excel when the latest technology and utmost accuracy is required. They distill complex design objectives and simplify them down to core requirements,then systematically build robust solutions from the ground up. We would love to cooperate and exchange ideas with all organizations at Ideon. No field will be untouched by new technologies and we would love to hear about all the different challenges that people and organizations meet/see out there.

What will you be showing us next week on Instagram?

We will give you an insight to our labs, how they look and what they do. We will also introduce some of our team members, bring you along on some of our adventures and simply tell you a  bit of a ”normal week” at Sigma Connectivity.

Find out more about Sigma Connectivity here

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