What is Process IT?

Process IT Innovations is a collaboration center in northern Sweden that works to develop new technical solutions based on the needs of the basic industry.

The aim is to strengthen regional and national basic industries, strengthen the international competitiveness of regional IT and supplier companies, and establish a leading European research and development center in the field of automation.

Process IT Innovations brings together companies with development needs with solution providers and researchers to create projects that meet the IT and automation challenges facing the basic industry.

Process IT Innovations is a collaboration between Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University. The organization is supported by Region Norrbotten, County Administrative Boards in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, the municipalities of Umeå, Skellefteå, Piteå and Luleå as well as the companies ABB, Boliden, Komatsu Forest, LKAB, SCA and Skellefteå Kraft

Powerful cooperation

Cooperation with industry, academia and society’s organisations is a cornerstone of Process IT Innovations. A joint innovation system is being built based on the region’s wealth of raw materials and assets. Process IT’s biggest financial backers are listed below.

ABB is a leading supplier of products and systems for power transmission and process and industrial automation.
LKAB is a world leading hightech minerals group and producers of processed iron ore products for the steel industry.
Boliden is a leading global mining and smelting company and the third largest supplier of copper and zinc in Europe.
SCA is an international paper company that manufactures absorbent hygiene products, packaging solutions and printing paper.
Komatsu Forest is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of forestry machines with head office and technology centre in Umeå.
Skellefteå Kraft is one of the largest producers of electric power in Sweden.

Below are a number of the companies and organizations which participated in the Process IT Innovations network in 2018:

Kiruna • LKAB • Midroc Automation • Mine Tec • Agio • Projekt & Konsulting • Gällivare/Malmberget • Boliden • GeoVision • LKAB • Övertorneå • Övertorneå kommun • Utbildning Nord • Gränsälvsgymnasiet • Kalix • Billerud Korsnäs Karlsborg • Electropolis • Electrotech • Modul • Mekinor • Norrbotten Energi och Industriteknik • Conex • Mirror • EduKey • Kalix Kommun • NMI • Arvidsjaur • Arvidsjaur kommun • Arjeplog • Arjeplog kommun • Luleå • Agio • Alent Drying • BnearIT • DaMill •D-Flow Technology • Eistec • EPN Partners • Ericsson Research • InternetBay • IUC Norrbotten • Luleå Energi • Luleå kommun • Luleå tekniska universitet • Länsstyrelsen • MBV Systems • Midroc Automation • Mobilaris • NEAVA • Optac • Optimation • Rubico • Räddningstjänsten • SSAB Luleå • Sogeti • SwedeaMEFOS • Tieto • Tillväxtverket • Ductus PreEye • ThingWave • Nordic Rock Tech Centre • Gestamp • Boden • Boden Energi • Piteå • Corrvision Technology • Interactive Institute • Optimation • Piteå Energi • Piteå kommun • SCA Munksund • Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner • SunPine • WPS • Boliden • Boliden • Skellefteå • Adopticum • Airgrinder • Argentum • BioSteam • Boliden Rönnskärsverken • Data Ductus • Datapolarna • Explicit • Fotonic • GreenExergy • IUC Bothnia • Luleå tekniska universitet • Optronic • Paske • Skellefteå kommun • Skellefteå Kraft • SP Trätek • Xore • Brokk • Nymek • Robertsfors • Norrlandsvagnar •Tech¬sam Electronics • Dorotea • Polarvagnen S-Kaross • Svenska Tält • Dorotea Mekaniska • Datakompisen • Karma Produktion • Art and design by Sara • Dorotea kommun • Åsele • ÅMV företagen • Åsele produkter & Robotsvets • Gallac • Timra • TIAB • Åsele kommun • North Grade • Vilhelmina • Stalon svets • Vilhelmina ingenjörsbyrå • Suncore • Inpipe • Mattea • Inlandets teknikpark • Malgomaj gymnasium • Vilhelmina kommun • Storuman • Råsunda mekaniska • Compia • Storuman kommun • Sorsele • Sorselestugan • Baseco Golv • Sorsele kommun • Malå • Hultdin system • Malå Geoscience • Malå kommun • Norsjö • SSC trätrappor • Swedlist • Norsjö Trä • Extena • Lycksele • Sokigo • Zert • Biztrue • Lightforcebutiken • Vindeln • Indexator • Cranab • VIMEK • Slagkraft • Umeå • ABB • Acino • Accurate Player • Adlede • AIT • Algoryx Simulation • Brainstimulation • CGI • Cinnober • CodeMill • Dizparc • Dohi • Eagerbee • Elsys • Ericsson • Essicon • FältCom • GE Healthcare • Hällnäs Handelsträdgård • KnowIT/Candeo • Komatsu Forest • Ladokenheten • LinCargo • Logex • Logistikgruppen • Länsstyrelsen • Norrmejerier • Oryx Simulations • QIS • Regionförbundet Västerbotten • Reqsys • RISE Interactive • SCA Obbola • SeaFlex • Skogforsk • SpaceTime Communication • Svenska Försäkringsfabriken • Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet • T3 • Telia • Tensaii • TRIMMA • UmeFast • Umeå Energi • Umeå kommun • Umeå universitet • Vakin • Volvo IT • Volvo Lastvagnar • ÅLÖ • IT Instrumentteknik • Nordmaling • Lamiroc • Olofsfors AB • Örnsköldsvik • BAE Systems • Domsjö Fabriker • Eurocon • MetsäBoard Husum • MOPSsys • MoRe Research • Processum • ProTAK • PulpEye • Umeå universitet • Väja • Mondi Dynäs • Sandviken • FindIT • Sundsvall • Broninnovation • Kemira • Mittuniversitetet • SCA Östrand • SSG • Syntesia • Hudiksvall • Företagsutbildarna • Västerås • ABB Corporate Research • Robotdalen/MDH • SICS Västerås • SP Fire research • Stockholm • KTH • SICK • Springworks • TEBAB/SACE • Vattenfall • VINNOVA • Eskilstuna • Volvo Construction Equipment • Norrköping • SMHI • Karlstad • Billerud Korsnäs Gruvön • Företagsutbildarna • Göteborg • Chalmers tekniska högskola • Chalmers Professional Education • Kungsbacka • Cold Cut Systems • Örebro • Atlas Copco • Örebro Universitet • Växjö • Föreningen Tunga Fordon • Ljungby • Electrolux • Olofström • Volvo Cars • Finland • Digipolis, Kemi Technology Park • Efora • Lapin AMK • Mionex • Outokumpu Stainless • Outokumpu Chrome • Rambooms • Stora-Enso Oyj Fine Papers • Talvivaara • Uleåborg universitet • VTT • Österbotten, Finland • Baltic Yahts • Walki • Novia • Ketek • Mirka • Prevex • Riitan Herkku • Narvik, Norge • Forskningsparken i Narvik • Narvik Composite •

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Process IT Innovations brings together companies with development needs with solution providers and researchers to create projects that meet the IT and automation challenges facing the basic industry.

Luleå

Process IT Innovations
Luleå tekniska universitet
971 87 Luleå

Umeå

Process IT Innovations
c/o Institutionen för Informatik
Umeå universitet
901 87 Umeå

Robin Norrman
Expert Business Development
Umeå
+46 (0) 70 677 38 24
Mats Johansson
Senior Advisor
Umeå
+46 (0) 70 571 34 34
Anders Jonsson
Senior Advisor
Umeå
+46 (0) 70 595 40 03
Fanny Routovaara
Communicator
Umeå
+46 (0) 70 224 71 18