Welcome to Ideon during Skåne Innovation Week!

Skåne Innovation Week is a week of activities around the Skåne area during May 29 to June 2.

At Ideon Science Park we want to invite you to two days full of innovations, ideas, discussions and meetings on smart cities, future transportation, disruprive business models and robotics, welcome!

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Tuesday May 30th - Smart Innovations Day

Mobile Heights Center, Mobilvägen 10, Lund

This day will showcase a mix of great innovations developed at Ideon Science Park and in the Region for the Smart Cities of the future, including Future Transportation and Health Tech. Don´t miss this chance to catch up on the latest innovations!

9.00–10.30 Smart Cities

Register for this block here

09.00–09.10 Per Persson, Director of the Department of Innovation & Economic Development, Lund Municipality

09.10–09.30 Is Lund Northeast smart enough?

Speaker: Eva Dalman, Project Manager for Lund Northeast / Brunnshög
Eva Dalman is project manager for the city extension project Lund Northeast – a new city district where some 40 000 people will live or work. She has been involved in the process of building sustainable cities in Lund as well as in the Western Harbour in Malmö.

09.35–09.55 Mats Pettersson, Sensative + Open viewing of Open IoT Lab

Sensative is dedicated to re-create the concept of smart buildings. We believe that IoT and smart home business will move from the current closed vertical solutions towards open and horizontal models and technology. Mats will to talk about smart buildings and smart cities and what Sensative is developing and deploying in Lund as the first open city sensor network.

Here he will also introduce O.I.L., the Open IoT Lab for collaborative development of open IoT solutions that Sensative has opened at Mobile Heights Center. You can visit the lab after 10.45. Welcome!

09.55-10.00 Coffee Break


10.00–10.30 Future By Lund presenting two Startup companies working with solutions for the Smart City


10.45-12.00 Future Transportation

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10.45-11.05: Visions for a Large Scale Transformation of Transport Systems

Speaker: Mats Larsson, Global Energy Transformation Institute, IUC Syd

Mats Larsson has been working for ten years through various projects with the development of strategies for the large scale transformation of transportation systems to renewable fuels. He is the author of two non-fiction books and two novels on the subject. “Global Energy Transformation” was published in 2009 and “The Business of Global Energy Transformation” in 2012. Both were published by Palgrave Macmillan. Two Swedish novels by Mats have been published in the past two years: “Slutet eller början på historien” (2016) and “Se dig själv – Peak Oil och den övergivna världen”.

11.05–11.25: Clever and BMW

Presenting the project "Light & Charge" that will be installed at Ideon.

11.25–11.45: Johan Bjurmar Koenigsegg

Johan will present Direct Drive, ie a car without gearbox.

11.45–12.00: Staffan Solve, MOVEBYBiKE

MoveByBike transport and move goods by bike and trailer up to 300kg / 3m³ per load. They were awarded by Lund Municipality in 2016 for their efforts for the environment.

12.00-13.00 Lunch Break

Lunch is not included, but you are welcome to eat at any of the restaurants at Ideon Science Park.

You can also attend the VR Show of Lund Northeast/Brunnshög


13.00-14.40 Health Tech

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13.00–13.30 Marianne Larsson, Innovation Skåne

Trends, opportunities and challenges within Health Tech. Marianne Larsson is Head of Innovation at Innovation Skåne as well as Business Advisor and Project Manager for HealthTech Nordic.

13.30–13.50 Eva Lidén, VP of R&D at Bonesupport

Bonesupport AB is a Scandinavian orthobiologics company that develops and markets CERAMENT®, an innovative range of radiopaque injectable osteoconductive and drug-eluting bioceramic products that have a proven ability to heal defects by remodeling to host bone in six to twelve months.

13.50–14.00 a cup of coffee


14.00–14.20 Henrik Dahlin, Design Thinking Expert at IBM Watson Healthcare

Henrik will talk about how the Watson technology works and what it can do. What services does it offer and how does it interact with people?

14.20–14.40 BrainLit + Showroom of #daylightindoors

BrainLit provides their customers with daylight indoors by a patented intelligent light control system to improve health and productivity. The system is a dynamic self-learning system, with built-in feedback, and is based on the latest research in lighting and illumination. They will talk about their solutions, and you will also be able to visit their showroom to see the lights for yourself.

Sign up for Smart Innovations Day

Sign up here if you want to attend the whole day (otherwise register via links for each block above)

Thursday June 1st - Creating the Future

Ideon Agora, Scheelevägen 15, Lund

Seminars, pitches, panel discussions about disruptive business models, presentations of innovations for a better world and a Robotic After Work. The whole day will end with the fantastic Innovation Barbeque, join us!

9.00-10.00 Disruptive Morning

Register for Disruptive Morning here

What happens with traditional industries when new come along and challenge the usual way of doing business? We will hear from two actors that are changing industries with their innovative business models.

09.00 - 09.25 Daniel Persson, Min Doktor

Min Doktor was founded in 2013 by a doctor who saw the need for a new way of working and who saw that digitalization provided an opportunity to improve the situation for both patients and health professionals. Together with expertise in development and IT security, they have built up Min Doktor to become Sweden's leading digital healthcare provider.

09.30 - 09.55 Jon Hauksson, Storytel

Storytel was founded in 2005 by Jonas Tellander and Jon Hauksson. This Ideon alumni has turned the publishing world upside down with their ideas. Hear about their amazing journey from Bokilur to a big publishing house.


10.10-12.10 How technology saves the planet

Register for How technology saves the planet here

Moderated by Maria Sätherström-Lantz, WIN Water. This will be a discussion on how innovations can contribute to a more sustainable society.

WIN Water is a business network and a marketplace for open innovation within the water sector. Since 2012 we push new water innovations into the market. The WIN network, consists of 60 members. Small innovative companies and projects as well as large corporations, companies, universities, water utilities and more - including the whole chain of water-related industry.

Mats Eliasson, ReGen Villages Sweden

Tech-Integrated and Regenerative Residential Real Estate Development. Using technology to effectively create a new version of a traditional village, ReGen is the eco-community you’ve dreamt about but had no way to build. Self-sufficient in terms of energy, waste and food production but highly connected in every way, it offers a new middle ground.

William Håkansson, Vultus

Over 60% of fertilizers, and 90% of pesticides, go to waste. Vultus helps farmers optimize the placement of these chemicals using drone, satellite and AI technologies.

Sara Sterner, Orbital Systems

Based on founder Mehrdad Mahdjoubi’s work with the NASA Mars missions, Orbital Systems technology lets people use all the water they want without wasting any of it. Their first application of the technology is in the OAS shower.

13.00-15.45 Living and working with robots

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13.00 – 13.20 Klas Nilsson, Cognibotics and Maj Stenmark, Faculty of Engineering, LTH

Klas Nilsson, a researcher in productive robotics and leader of the Robotics and Semantic Systems in Computer Science at LTH, has, together with five research colleagues, developed a new technology that leads to increased accuracy in industrial robots.

Maj Stenmark, a PhD at the Institution of Computer Science, is developing user-friendly programming methods and tools. The user can instruct the robot using kinaesthetic teaching (manually guiding the robot), natural language commands and high-level instructions about objects and actions. 

13.30 - 13.50 Per Sikö, Jayway - An overview of Artificial Intelligence 

Artificial Intelligence is mentioned just about everywhere but what is it and how can you benefit from it? This presentation will explain the fundamental concepts, talk about the state of AI today and end with a glimpse of the future and what to expect in terms of selfe driving cars, brain implants and super humans.

Track 1: 13.50 - 14.20 Mattias Fras, Nordea, Group Head of Robotics Strategy & Innovations

Track 2: 13.50 - 14.20 Martin Gunnarsson, Jayway - Machine Learning, a peek under the hood

Machine Learning is on everybody's mind right now, but as powerful as it may be, it's also surrounded by a lot of myths and misconceptions. In this presentation, we’ll take a closer look at what Machine Learning really is, the types of problems it can help us solve, and the different steps involved in a typical Machine Learning setup.

14.20 - 14.50 Coffee Break

15.00 - 15.45 Panel discussion moderated by Johan Wester on what a future will robots will look like

Is robotisation the equivalent of the Industrial revolution? What challenges and opportunities are we facing within the industry and service sectors? How will our jobs change and how keen are we to move with the changes? 

The panel includes: 

Frida Tibblin Citron, IUC Syd

Mattias Fras, Nordea

Per Sikö, Jayway

Klas Nilsson, Cognibotics


16.00 – 17.00 Bring Your Robot After Work

Exhibition and showcase

This is a celebration of robots of all kinds, industry robots, artificial robots, cute robots, your robot hoover, fast robots and everything else you can think of. If you want to bring your robot to the exhibition, sign up here! We’ll treat you to two tickets to the Innovation Barbeque as a thanks for your efforts. We will have all exhibited robots evaluated by a jury; the members are from Synnerleap, Magnus Lundin from SISP and Anna Branten from Ideon Innovation. Come and join us!

For more details, see below. 

17.00 – 18.30 Innovation barbeque – food, drinks and mingle!

We’ll close the day with our annual Innovation barbeque. Sign up here to get your food and drink voucher!

For more details and tickets, see below. 

Sign up for Creating the Future

Sign up here if you want to attend the whole day (otherwise register via links for each block above). Innovation BBQ not included in this ticket.

16.00-17.00: Bring your Robot After Work

This is a celebration of robots of all kinds, industry robots, artificial robots, cute robots, fast robots and everything else you can think of. Students from LTH will present their robots and show what they have been working on.

Bring your Robot

Apart from the showcase, 20 teams can sign up to exhibit their robot at the after work. The robot must be an actual robot, so no concept art this time. Your robot can be speedy, solve a problem, have a great design feature and so on. But it must be a physical robot that the jury can look at. You will be assigned a place in the exhibit at Ideon Agora.

All exhibited robots will be evaluated by a jury; Synnerleap, Magnus Lundin from SISP and Anna Branten from Ideon Innovation.

If you want to bring your robot to the exhibition, sign up for the ticket "Exhibition". We’ll treat you to two food and drink vouchers to the Innovation Barbeque as a thanks for your efforts (two tickets per team).

Join the After Work 

You don't have to bring a robot for the exhibition in order to attend. If you want to mingle, look at robots and find new friends, register for the ticket "After Work and Innovation BBQ" below. In this ticket a drink and food voucher for the Innovation Barbeque is included.



Send an email to info@ideon.se or contact Lotta Wessfeldt at +46 708 264 428 of you have questions about the exhibition.

Sign up for Bring Your Robot After Work

Register now to exhibit your robot or just to mingle at the after work
Bring your Robot After Work
Innovation Barbeque

17:00 - 18:30: Innovation Barbeque

 Join us for good food, drinks and mingle with all the participants from the day. 

Price: 150 SEK. Food and two drinking vouchers are included. 

Innovative Burgers from Nordic Street Food

Nordic Street Food was founded in 2013 by Pernilla Elmquist and Jens Almgren. Nordic Street Food was the first Food Truck in Skåne and in 2016 they were awarded The Best Food Truck in Sweden and also Nordic Champions. Nordic Street Food is the innovator of the new Nordic street food. The food is cooked from scratch using only Nordic produce in season. Organic whenever possible. Always local. Nordic Street Food is the future of fast food.


Get your ticket to the barbeque!

Register here for your food and drink voucher (SEK 150)