Lightweight Innovation Programme (SIP Lightweight)
LIGHTer has been chosen to lead and develop a Strategic Innovation Area in lightweight (lightweight Innovation Programme). In the spring of 2013 Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas granted five strategic areas of innovation, lightweight is one of them. The others are Production, Metallic materials, mining and materials extraction and IT and automation.
The program started in October 2013 and is a long-term initiative that builds on the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for lightweight. Currently stage 1 is stretching to 2016.
Director of the Lightweight Innovation Programme is Cecilia Ramberg, Director of LIGHTer