Welcome to our annual SPARK conference - a forum where industry, academy and public actors meet to discuss how we can work together to strengthen the competitiveness of the manufacturing companies of our region. 

Theme of the year: How do we develop smart factories in Småland?

Note: The conference is held in Swedish.

When? 26 april, 9.00-16.00

Where? School of Education and Communication

The deadline for registration to the conference is 20 april. 


9.00 Registration, coffee and mingling in our project exhibition

Be there in time and mingle around in the project exhibition in Arkaden (the entry hall of the School of Education and Communication). There you have the opportunity to meet researchers within SPARK and hear about their research and eductional activities within knowledge intensive product realization. 

10.00 How do we develop smart factories in Småland?

For more details, see the Swedish programme

11.45 Lunch in Orangeriet and project exhibition

13.00 Workshops on the industry's short- and long-term challenges and needs connected to the theme of the conference and from four perspectives: research, education, innovation and collaboration.

For more details, see the Swedish programme.

15.00 Coffee in Orangeriet

15.15 SPARK Award and sum-up of the day

16.00 Closing of the conference

The conference is a co-arrangement between SPARK/Jönköping University, Teknikföretagen, Science Park and Region Jönköpings län. 

Read more about SPARK on ju.se/spark External link, opens in new window..