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 preferred research partners

Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology

Göteborg, Sweden
Preferred Research & Talent partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Automated vehicles & traffic safety
Future energy efficiency
Materials & production

Penn State  University

Penn State University

State College, US
Preferred Research & Talent partner

 

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

INSA Lyon

INSA Lyon

Lyon, France
Preferred Research & Talent partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Sustainable energy efficient solutions
Innovative design & manufacturing
Digitalization

Mälardalen  University

Mälardalen University

Västerås/Eskilstuna, Sweden
Preferred Research partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Embedded systems
Production system development

 

University of Skövde

University of Skövde

Skövde, Sweden
Preferred Research partner

 

Areas of cooperation:
Virtual manufacturing
Process point analysis
Maintenance

Our preferred talent partners

Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology

Göteborg, Sweden
Preferred Research & Talent partner

Penn State  University

Penn State University

State College, US
Preferred Research & Talent partner

INSA Lyon

INSA Lyon

Lyon, France
Preferred Research & Talent partner

University of  Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

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

EMLYON,  Business School

EMLYON, Business School

Lyon, France
Preferred Talent partner

Tongji University

Tongji University

Shanghai, China
Preferred Talent partner

Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University

Beijing, China
Preferred Talent partner

NC State University

NC State University

Raleigh, US
Preferred Talent partner

Sophia University

Sophia University

Tokyo, Japan
Preferred Talent partner

Our preferred learning partners

Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology

Göteborg, Sweden
Preferred Research & Talent partner

University of  Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

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

EMLYON,  Business School

EMLYON, Business School

Lyon, France
Preferred 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.

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