• Sten Gromark, Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology and Björn Andersson, Department of Social Work, University of Gothenburg was awarded with Best Paper Award in "Topic 5 Inclusivity and equity in housing", for the assignment Social Sustainability in Residential Solutions – A Swedish Case presented at the conference Sustainable Housing 2016.​ The research is conn
  • In conjunction with Johanneberg Science Park, Linnaeus University has been awarded research funding to develop and test social innovations which meet needs and opportunities linked to an ageing population.
  • The Göteborg Region Association of Local Authorities and Johanneberg Science Park have been awarded funding from Vinnova to investigate the prerequisites for establishing a reality lab within the framework of AllAgeHub, the research, innovation and development centre.
  • To function optimally, a science park should be a blend of large and small companies. This is why Johanneberg Science Park is now targeting small and medium-sized companies (SME). 24 November was the date for the ceremonial opening of the newly started SME network, with 130 members attending.
  • The silent bus stop at Sven Hultins plats has been equipped with an outdoor public swapping bookshelf open 24/7.  The swapping bookshelf is a part of the feasibility project “Connecting ElectriCity with Controllable Urban Soundscape” financed by the Region of Västra Götaland.  
  • HSB Living Lab is one of the winners disseminating innovations and practices for sustainable cities globally. In the 4th edition of the contest “Green Building & City Solutions Awards 2016” were competing buildings and districts from all over the world that contribute to combating climate change.



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