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Transport related National Strategic Research Areas (SRA)

The Swedish government has appointed several strategic research areas (SRA, or SFO in Swedish), several of which are linked to the transport sector, and KTH is actively involved. TRENoP - Transport Research Environment with Novel Perspectives) is the SRA most related to the Transport Platform. Other important SRA for transport-related research and innovation are XPRES (manufacturing), ICT-TNG (ICT) and STandUP (energy).

TRENoP - Transport Research Environment with Novel Perspectives

TRENoP has the vision to contribute to the transformation of today's transportation system into a greener, smarter and safer system through the integration of policy and technology with a system perspective. 

KTH has a leading role in this collaboration with Linköping University and the State Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI).

XPRES - Initiative for Excellence in Production Research(manufacturing)

XPRES's vision is to create an excellent and internationally recognised research and education environment in advanced production, aiming to be among the top five in Europe.

A joint initiative between KTH, Mälardalen University (MDH) and Swerea IVF.

Website of XPRES Initiative for Excellence in Production Research

ICT - The Next Generation (ICT)

Here, the entire ICT chain is gathered from compasses to user interaction, collaboration with industry and other research institutes and higher education, where participating partners currently examine the highest number of new doctors in ICT in Sweden.

ICT-TNG is a consortium formed by KTH, Stockholm University, and Swedish ICT.

Website of ICT - The Next Generation

STandUP (energy)

The overall objectives of STandUP are to reduce costs for large-scale production of renewable and sustainable electricity to consumers and develop cost-effective and energy-efficient hybrid and electric vehicles.

STandUP is a collaboration between KTH, Uppsala University, Sweden's Agricultural University and Luleå University of Technology.

Website of STandUP for Energy