Designing solutions for a dynamic future

Designing solutions for a dynamic future

Welcome to two workshop days in Skellefteå with company visits and talks around the topic of designing solutions for a dynamic future! We also hold the yearly SIG PM general assembly meeting.


10.00 Welcome to the Workshop Days and to Skellefteå Airport

Tobias Larsson (SIG PM), Anders Warell (Product Development Academy)

10.00-10.30 Mingle and fika

10.30 Electrified aviation: About the initiatives and demonstration of the aircrafts

Henrik Littorin, project manager Elis Program

12.00-13.00 Lunch at Science Park

13.00 Introduction

Ola Isaksson (Chalmers) and Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck (LTU)

13.15 Jama Mining Machines contributes to fossil free mining – how a small company from northern Sweden can be an important actor on the global market based on sustainable innovations

Eva Skinner, CMO, and Anders Nilsson, Project Manager R&D, Jama Mining Machines

14.00 Alimak – Sustainability from a ”glocal” perspective

Björn Wikström, HSQE Manager (Health, Safety, Quality and Environment), Alimak Group Sweden AB

15.00-17.30 Workshop on product development for sustainability

Lead by Ola Isaksson, Sophie Hallstedt (BTH), Anders Warell, Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck (LTU), Jenny Janhager, (KTH)

19.00 Dinner Wood Hotel (restaurant Mandel – with ecological and sustainability focus)

Dag 2: Wednesday 22 March – Skellefteå Science Park

8.00-9.00 SIG PM General assembly and constitutional board meeting 2023 – chairman professor Tobias Larsson, BTH

9.00-9.30 About the fast-growing gaming industry in Skellefteå

Daniel Wilén, CEO (cluster manager), Arctic Game

9.30-10.15 Workshop: Product development education in academia and industry (professional education, ”upskilling”, BSc and MSc programs)

Lead by Martin Karlsson, Northvolt, and professor Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck, Luleå tekniska universitet

10.30 – 11.30 Motivations behind the initiative Arctic Centre of Energy, Ann-Christine Smith, Skellefteå Kraft and Martin Karlsson, Northvolt

11.30 – 12.00 Ambitions ahead with ACE

Tobias Vahlne, CEO Arctic Centre of Energy

12.00-13.00 Wrap up and lunch


Read more/watch:

Preparations for Workshop on Product development for sustainability, if you have time, please watch Vinnova Impact Innovation, Sweden’s innovation initiative for 2030s (1 h seminar in Swedish on Youtube):

About electrified aviation: at Skellefteå Airport: Elis Program


About prize winning Jama’s sustainable innovation and  product development work, with e.g. Boliden, Stockholm Vatten and LKAB: Jama Stories

About Alimak’s awarded sustainability work:

Björn Wikström’s talk (in Swedish) 11 Nov 2022:

About ACE: Arctic Centre of Energy (LTU), Skellefteåkraft and Northvolt

Organisers: This workshop event about product development for the future is co-arranged by:


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