Newsletter RIT2021

Dear partners and stakeholders, We have already passed the first half of the project and are taking big steps in the right direction. The Corona pandemic has affected us all this spring, some harder than others, but it seems like we are on trac and delivering towards our goals. Get up to date with the […]



Space Innovation Summer has started

From this week, students at Luleå Technical University are ready to make a difference as idea and business developers on real cases in the space industry. Space Innovation Summer is an initiative that offers young talents at Luleå University of Technology experience and relationship to future employers. The program is arranged by LTU Business and […]



New SME business development program

  The program, Business Development for Aerospace (BDA) is tailored to help small and medium enterprises (SME’s) tap the aerospace market, increasing awareness of business opportunities and needs within this rapidly growing industry as well as connecting SME’s with potential customers. New business for local companies The space industry is experiencing strong growth and has […]


Luleå University of Technology and GKN Aerospace develop 3D-printing for space rockets

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, using metals for components in engines, satellites and other products has the potential to transform the aerospace industry. Entering a new dimension of product innovation Christo Dordlofva, Luleå University of Technology, who recently defended his doctoral thesis on the subject explains the potential: – Additive manufacturing can reduce […]


Great interest in space conference on new business opportunities

Panel discussion during Space Innovation Forum. The space industry, academia, innovation enablers and suppliers are mobilizing to enable the region of Norrbotten to take advantage of the strong growth that the space industry is facing. The conference Space Innovation Forum has taken place in Kiruna and this time the theme was the business opportunities in […]



RIT2021 Newsletter

Dear partners and stakeholders, Time flies and the first year within RIT2021 is soon coming to an end. 2019 has been fruitful, and since the kick-off in February we are up and running at good speed. The aerospace industry is growing and RIT2021 is working hard to strengthen Norrbotten as a strong space region. I […]


RIT2021 Breakfast lecture at Morgonrock

The space industry is growing and requires research, infrastructure but also local companies that can provide high-tech services and products. RIT2021 project manager Johanna Bergström Roos visits Morgonrock in Luleå to talk about the space industry and the big venture RIT2021. The space industry is growing and requires research, infrastructure but also local companies that […]