Today, the work Birgitta Olofsson Tyréns responsible for strategic development in the construction sector. Her lecture entitled "Development in a Changing World" focused largely on ongoing research projects where both Tyréns and Luleå University of Technology are involved. But also on how the world´s development are changing the business.
– In the past, I used the slide ruler for calculation but now it is replaced by an iPad, it's a changing world, said Birgitta Olofsson.
Birgittas journey within the urban planning business began with a train journey from southern Östergötland to Luleå as a 19 years old. After graduation, she worked in state, municipal, listed and international companies as a consultant, mostly in sanitary engineering, waste management and environment.
Ongoing projects where Luleå University of Technology and Tyréns are involved togheter; Attract, JVTC - Luleå Railway Research Center, Geo-BIM / Trust and BESTyr. One area that has given the company completely new areas of contacts are IoT - Internet of Things, in which Tyréns cooperates with the largest companies in the IT sector.