Benefits of being selected
Our Preferred Research Partners can benefit from the cooperation in many ways, not the least from getting the opportunity to discuss important strategic issues in the area of cooperation and getting an insight in strategic plans and knowledge of our views and priorities. Having an established partnership with an industry leader such as the Volvo Group makes universities more attractive to students and more competitive when applying for public funding.
Other benefits include the possibility to use our senior specialists as lecturers, invitations to the Volvo Group Tech Show, regular cooperation meetings and the right to use the title of Volvo Group Preferred Research Partner.
The Volvo Group has a great number of collaborations
with academia that lies outside the Academic Partner Program and these contacts can continue just like before. If any Volvo company wishes to take such cooperation to the next level and to form a long-term strategic partnership, then the Academic Partner Program offers the structure to be used