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

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ProcessIT Innovations Annual Report



2010-12-29 More researchers in collaboration with process industry
More researchers in collaboration with process industry and IT companies could be the result of investment in a trainee programme for industrial research that UMIT Research Lab is initiating at Umeå University.
2010-12-20 Six million investment in EU centre for automation issues
Efforts to create a European Centre of Innovations Excellence with embedded automation systems for Europe’s process industry are continuing with ProcessIT Innovations as their motor.
2010-12-20 Twenty million investment in pulp and paper industry
ProcessIT Innovations is continuing to invest strongly in automation for the pulp and paper industry. During 2011 – 2013, SEK 20 million is earmarked to reinforce the work.
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.
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