ProcessIT Innovations was awarded the title of Vinnväxtvinnare by VINNOVA, thereby being guaranteed financial support over a period of ten years.

VINNVÄXT is a programme that takes the form of a competition for regions. The aim is to promote sustainable growth by developing internationally competitive research and innovation environments in specific growth fields.

ProcessIT Innovations Annual Report



2010-12-16 Future belt conveyors an important issue
The Nordic Bulk Conveying Conference in Luleå showed the need for improved belt conveyor systems in base industry. ProcessIT is involved in and supports the project in the region.
2010-12-14 Adopticum establishes network for contactless measurement
Optical contactless measurement technology and 3D cameras are opening up new possibilities for measurement systems in tough industrial environments. Adopticum in Skellefteå is leading the development work.
2010-11-26 World-leading IT researcher for the region
Top international researcher Kalle Lyytinen has been recruited to the new CIIR, and will reinforce IT management research in the region.
2010-11-15 Oil Analysis Project nominated for RegioStars Awards
The Oil Analysis Project, operated in ProcessIT Innovations, has been nominated for the RegioStars Awards 2011 by Interreg IV A Nord.
2009-11-16 Projects valued at almost SEK 100 million
Currently, there is almost SEK 100 million invested in various ProcessIT Innovations projects. Some 80 different companies and a similar number of researchers have taken part in direct co-operation, activities, and support for ProcessIT Innovation’s growth. But further financing is necessary, thinks Anders OE Johansson, CEO of ProcessIT.
2009-11-13 Mining company increases collaboration with ProcessIT
ProcessIT Innovations new mining industry programme, GRAM, will become a forum for projects run by ProcessIT around the mining industry. Not least, mining companies themselves have expressed a wish for a common programme to give greater collaboration and better co-ordination and dissemination of individual projects and preliminary studies relevant to the mining industry.
2009-11-13 Electrotech works with researchers to create new simulation tool
In spring 2009, Electrotech installed antennae on the conveyors at the ore port of Narvik in Norway in order to follow the flow of pellets from LKAB’s process plant in Kiruna, Sweden. Now the company has gone on to train LKAB’s designers in the operation of a simulation tool that facilitates installations using the system.
2009-11-12 Corrvision provides a globally-unique way of controlling the flatness of corrugated cardboard
“Using our monitoring system, we can now for the first time in world history ensure automatic control of the flatness of corrugated cardboard inline in the corrugator,” says Christer Söremark, part-owner of Corrvision Technology, a company set up in partnership with ProcessIT Innovations.
2009-11-10 Remote-controlled driverless tracked loader developed by researchers
In ten minutes, the temperature in the cab of a tracked loader can rise by 70ºC when it is handling hot slag at a temperature of around a thousand degrees generated when remelting steel scrap at the Ovako steelworks in Smedjebacken. A remote-controlled driverless tracked loader has been tested in order to release drivers from having to work in such a hazardous environment.
2009-06-25 The border is no barrier
The efforts to enhance the process industry in northern part of Finland and Sweden have made the process industry, the SME:s and the researchers in the region come together.
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