Volvo Group Academic Partner Program

Volvo Group
Academic Partner Program

The Academic Partner Program (APP) is a Volvo Group strategic long-term initiative to support the delivery of the Group’s Vision. The intention with the program is connecting Volvo Group expertise with global academic research and innovation environments in critical technology areas. The program also supports the Volvo Group in the creation of global teams of high performing people through increased employer attractiveness and improved access to key talent in the global market. 

Our preffered research partners

Chalmers University of Technology

Göteborg, Sweden
Preffered Research & Talent partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Automated vehicles & traffic safety,
Future Energy Efficiency,
Materials & Production

Penn State University

State College, US
Preffered Research & Talent partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Automation & Intelligent vehicles,
Efficient energy solutions for sustainable transport

INSA Lyon

Lyon, France
Preffered Research & Talent partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Sustainable Energy Efficient Solutions,
Innovative Design & Manufacturing,
Digitalization

Mälardalen University

Västerås/Eskilstuna, Sweden
Preffered Research partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Embedded Systems,
Production System Development

 

University of Skövde

Skövde, Sweden
Preffered Research partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Virtual Manufacturing,
Process Point analysis,
Maintenance

Our preffered talent partners

Chalmers University of Technology

Göteborg, Sweden
Preffered Research & Talent partner

Penn State University

State College, US
Preffered Research & Talent partner

INSA Lyon

Lyon, France
Preffered Research & Talent partner

University of Gothenburg

School of Business, Economics and Law
Göteborg, Sweden
Preffered Talent partner

EMLYON, Business School

Lyon, France
Preffered Talent partner

Tongji University

Shanghai, China
Preffered Talent partner

Tsinghua University

Beijing, China
Preffered Talent partner

NC State University

Raleigh, US
Preffered Talent partner

Sophia University

Tokyo, Japan
Preffered Talent partner

Example of collaboration
Refuse truck driver is supported by robot

Refuse truck driver is supported by robot

Imagine a robot that quietly and discreetly enters your neighborhood, collects your refuse bin and empties it into the refuse truck.
It is done without waking the sleeping families and without heavy lifting for the refuse truck’s driver.
This is the purpose of ROAR, a joint project with the aim to develop tomorrow’s smart transport solutions.

Read more
Opportunities for students

Are you a student?

Opportunities for students

Learn more