LIGHTer does

LIGHTer creates cross-industry relationships. We are currently running 60 national projects within the lightweight area with more than 70 organisations. With LIGHTer, there is always a study trip, workshop or conference to look forward to. Read more about our research on lightweight below. 


Our projects function as a bridge between product development and commercialisation - for companies with end products as well as for providers of materials, services and manufacturing products. We run everything from disruptive and pre-projects, to perennial research and innovation projects. If you...


LIGHTer provides the industry and academy with possibilities to carry out research that creates innovative lightweight solutions. We understand and communicate industrial needs to relevant actors with the aim to increase Swedish competetiveness in the lightweight area.

LIGHTer Academy

About LIGHTer Academy In order to strengthen our competetiveness within the lightweight field, Sweden needs to carry out world class research in carefully chosen areas. Strong research groups need to be coordinated and have the possibility to run qualified research within the areas that support...


From Licentiate theses to conference contributions. Take part of LIGHTer Academy's publications.

Regional cooperation

In order to develop, the lightweight industry needs all of Sweden. LIGHTer is currently active in five regional nodes: Blekinge, North, Småland, Västra Götaland and Östergötland. Through cooperation between industry and academy in different regions of Sweden, where needs and opportunities are...


There is a lot going on within LIGHTer's network. Do you want to take part of the latest research on innovation? Read more about our up-coming events.