SAFER Stage 6's Kick-off Event!

25 January 2024 08:45-13:00
Lindholmen Science Park, Lindholmspiren, Gothenburg, room Pascal and lunch at Open arena

Welcome to SAFER Stage 6 and our Kick-off Event!

Ignite your research inspiration and shape SAFER’s future together!

Join us for SAFER's inaugural Research Day in our upcoming stage, a dynamic gathering to boost collaboration, research, and networking among our partners. This mini-conference is an opportunity to inspiration, networking, upcoming research prospects, engagement and funding possibilities.

Discover our new collaboration concept; SAFER’s working groups open for all partner employees and how you can contribute and learn through these, connect with the leaders, and propose additional topics. During the event, we will present the opportunities for our partners during 2024 and provide insights into the upcoming collaboration agenda.


08:45  Welcome by Mats Lundqvist, Vice President Utilization, Chalmers University

08:55  Introduction to the day - SAFER Stage 6 in a nutshell, Magnus Granström, SAFER's director

09:10  Key note #1: Anna Nilsson-Ehle, our former Director for SAFER (2006-2017) and current chairperson of Vinnova, will share valuable insights from her point of view

09:25  Unveiling SAFER’s collaborative Research agenda, presented by SAFER's Impact Area leaders

10:00  Energizing networking break ☕

10:20  Navigating SAFER’s facilitation process, Malin Levin

10:30  Key note #2: Maria Krafft, Traffic safety director, the Swedish transport administration, will outline our critical priorities for societal impact

10:45  How to leverage SAFER's Working Groups for maximum impact, Magnus Granström

10:55  Meeting our Working Group leaders and presentation about the needs they will address and expected outcome

11:45  SAFER’s funding opportunities and scouting efforts, Ines Heinig

11:55  Planning SAFER’s next Research Day together

12:05  Networking lunch at Lindholmen Science Park Open Arena (opportunities to meet with the working group leaders)

13:00  End of program


You will be able to follow the program remote if you prefer.



Malin Levin
malin.levin [at] chalmers.se