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:
Traffic safety & vehicle automation
Future energy efficiency
Materials & manufacturing

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
Innovation and entrepreneurship for establishing transport solution progress

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
Humans in manufacturing

OUR PREFERRED TALENT AND LEARNING 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

NC State University

NC State University

Raleigh, US
Preferred Talent partner

Sophia University

Sophia University

Tokyo, Japan
Preferred Talent partner

Example of collaboration
Volvo Group partner

Volvo Group partner in Swedish Artificial Intelligence centre

AI Innovation of Sweden is a new national centre to accelerate innovation and research in practical applied Artificial Intelligence, AI. Volvo Group is one of the partners.

“AI is wide and complex area”, says Lars Stenqvist, CTO Volvo Group. “As a partner our AI experts will contribute with their knowledge but we will at the same time get access to AI knowledge from this broad ecosystem of Swedish partners and from international experts that this centre will attract.”

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