Swedish Mining Research and Innovation Day

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    Kulturens hus, Luleå

Swedish Mining Research and Innovation Day
– Enabling innovation for a sustainable future

Welcome to Swedish Mining Research and Innovation Day 2023! The annual conference and meeting place that highlights research and innovation linked to the mining and metals industry.

See you on May 9 at Kulturens Hus in Luleå. Preliminary program below. Visitors who arrive the day before, May 8, have the opportunity to sign up for a dinner at 6 p.m. More info at Swedish Mining Innovation and via the registration link below.

The conference is free of charge, but there is a no-show fee of SEK 500. will be charged for cancellations later than April 24. The dinner is free of charge, but here too a no-show fee of SEK 500 is charged. out for cancellations later than April 24. The deadline for registration is April 21.


Register here!


Registration, coffee and mingle, exhibition

Welcome, Charlotte Andersson, Program Director, Swedish Mining Innovation

Impact of the programme
Presentation by Jenny Greberg, Vice President Technology, LKAB

Joint forces to solve the challenges of the future
Katarina Nilsson, Director R&D, Svemin
Panel discussion with:
Johan Kuylenstierna, Director General, Formas
Emil Görnerup, Research and Innovation Policy expert, Svenskt Näringsliv

Sustainable value chains
Maria Sunér, CEO Svemin
Panel discussion with:
Lars Nybom, Innovation Project Manager and R&D&I Funding Specialist, Ragn-Sells
Anders Sand, Research Manager, Boliden Mineral
David Högnelid, Chief Strategy Officer, LKAB, Business Area Special Products

Lunch and exhibition

Eftermiddagens program hålls på engelska / The afternoon program is conducted in English

Results and Impact of Swedish Mining Innovation
Lawrence Hooey, Technology and Innovation Manager, Swedish Mining Innovation

Project results and highlights
Nexgen SIMS – Niclas Dahlström, Project Manager, LTU Business

The imminent revolution in mining: Low energy Comminution
Magnus Evertsson, Associate Professor, Product Development, Uppsala Universitetet

Thomas Gustavsson, CEO and Joel Norberg, Hypex Bio Explosives Technology. Also former winners of Innovation Idea Competition 2021.

Impact of miNing-project on the reduction of nitrogen discharges in mining processes
Roger Herbert, Uppsala Universitetet

Mining with Nature
Kristina Branteryd, Director Environment, Svemin

Bergforsk Award
Staffan Sandström, CEO/Managing Director Zinkgruvan Mining AB, Lundin Mining, Chairman Stiftelsen Bergforsk (Bergforsk Foundation)

A Swedish fika

Enabling Innovation
Charlotte Andersson, Programme Director, Swedish Mining Innovation

Policies in the EU
Daniel Cios, Policy officer, European Comission

Dina Carrilho, PhD Senior Science Officer, Department of International Relations,
Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal

Team Sweden Mining
Mikael Johansson, Head of business development, Business Sweden

Katarina Nilsson, Expert research and innovation, Svemin



Exhibitors | Projects and networks

  • Mining with Nature, Kristina Branteryd, Svemin
  • Waste2Place, Geomorphic Design, Frida Holst and Matt Baida, VAST
  • Environmental Permitting Processes and the Implementation of the EU Water Directive: Impact Hub Evaluation, Anna Kumpula, Georange and Lotta Lauritz, LKAB
  • Smart monitoring with 3D lidar technology that can detect and prevent malfunctions and accidents, Ida Rehnström and Dariusz Kominiak, Flasheye
  • Nexgen SIMS, Niclas Dahlström, LTU Business.
  • Safe and sustainable transports in reindeer grazing land, Johanna Finnholm and Johny Lantto, Sattajärvi Sami village
  • SME network, Erik Hagenrud, Swedish Mining Innovation
  • PhD Student Network, Nils Jansson and Filip Simán, Swedish Mining Innovation/Luleå University of Technology

Swedish Mining Research and Innovation Day is a joint event between Swedish Mining Innovation and Svemin.