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VINN EXCELLENCE CENTER Faste Laboratory

Published: 7 March 2011

For a decade, the Computer Aided Design was the principal partner of a NUTEK-financed competence centre known as the Polhem Laboratory. This lay later the foundation for the establishment of the For a decade, the Computer Aided Design was the principal partner of a NUTEK-financed competence centre known as the Polhem Laboratory. This lay later the foundation for the establishment of the Faste Laboratory (the center was named in honour of the innovator Rolf Faste, who for many years was a faculty member of Stanford University, California, USA). The Faste Laboratory is a VINNOVA Excellence Center and a center for innovation in the area of functional products.

Other research subjects collaborating in the Faste Laboratory are: 
• Account and control(Dept. of ETS)
• Entrepreneurship (Dept.of ETS)
• Fluid Mechanics (Dept.of TVM
• Material Mechanics (Dept.of TVM)

Industrial partners in the Faste Laboratory include:  
• Bosch Rexrot Mellansel
• Gestamp HardTech
• Infrafone
• LKAB 
• Sandvik Coromant 
• Volvo Car Corporation 
• Volvo Construction Equipment 

The Faste Laboratory conducts research within three research areas: development of functional products, simulation-driven design, distributed collaboration.

 

Facts about the project

In progress
Period: 2007-2017
Contact:
Associate Professor Magnus Karlberg
Phone: 046:920-492418
070-5892418
Budget: ca. 250 MSEK/10 years