Welcome to Scandinavian Outdoor Summit 2015

For the first time ever, Svenskt Sportforum and SOG will organize a Summit together, in co-operation with Peak Innovation. Prepare for 24 hours filled with new knowledge, inspiration, future trends and networking. The theme of this Outdoor Summit is CHANGES. We will start in the late afternoon Wednesday, October 21, with some networking, the first […]

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Snow Seminar: cooperation to solve the snow problem

Experience exchanges, new knowledge and cooperation were in focus when the lack of snow was discussed during Peak Innovation’s snow seminar on Thursday. There was no suggestion that the event organisers were rivals. “Any cooperation that benefits all the included parties is a good thing. We should learn from each other,” said Vasaloppet’s arena manager, […]

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Det här hände på Snöseminariet den 7 maj!

Den 7 maj genomfördes Snöseminariet i Östersund. Intressanta föreläsare och en workshop där deltagare från Davos till Luleå fick diskutera framtidens utmaningar och möjligheter genomfördes. Eventet uppmärksammades på SVT Sport, i lokala radio och tidningar. Här hittar ni en film från dagen, åhörarkopior från föreläsarna och artikel i ÖP.   Åhörarkopior: Andreas Gyllenhammar Guri Hetland […]

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Mature market for e-textiles

Finnish company Clothing+’s business idea is biosensors in clothing. This business model has long been established; Clothing+ sews thin sensors into garments for major brands, the aim being that the technology will not be seen or felt by the person wearing the clothes. And now this market is beginning to mature. Clothing is an excellent […]

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Scandinavian Outdoor Summit 16 April

Welcome to the Scandinavian Outdoor Summit Östersund, 16 April 2015 If you work in the outdoor and sports industries and want to find inspiration from other sectors and the latest research in the field, or to examine the potential of e-commerce and sustainability issues, then join us at the Scandinavian Outdoor Summit. You’ll have the […]

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What innovation and entrepreneurship can learn from the world of sports.

The 27:th of februari a workshop was held together with representatives from the sports, the municipalities, the businesses, the region and the innovation system. The workshop leader was Marianne Toftegaard Poulsen who started the Danish Innovation Centre in Silicon Valley. She has been involved in driving innovation and entrepreneurship for many years. ”I came to […]

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Workshop with IPC

The successful Paralympics in Sochi recently drew to a close. On 4-6 June 2014, representatives from the International Paralympic Committee will arrive to discuss the possibilities for developing the Mid Sweden region for the Winter Paralympic movement with regional representatives. The two days are planned as a workshop, at which they will talk about establishing […]

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Get your gear from Rent A Plagg

How can we make the mountains accessible to more people? Magnus Sellberg and Emelie Lundqvist asked themselves this question when they realised that there are peo-ple who choose not to holiday in the mountains because getting good equipment is too expensive. Using the concept that renting clothes should be as easy as renting skis, they […]

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JOE – Jämtlands Outdoor Experience

Jämtland Outdoor Experience is a collaboration between the county’s five biggest outdoor brands: Klättermusen, Lundhags, Hilleberg, Woolpower and Trangia. The idea is that this will strengthen links to stores in Europe by allowing retailers to test products on site in the mountains of Jämtland, winter and summer. Participants can visit every company and go on […]

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Sweare

If Per Brännäng and Malin Åkerlund have their way, nothing will be the same again in the ski tracks. The Sweare company is investing in attractive, functional clothing for cross-country skiing, an area that has historically not been particularly fashion-conscious, but which has now attracted many design-aware amateurs. “Interest in cross-country skiing is greater than […]

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Outdoor Recreation in Change

Friluftsliv i förändring (Outdoor Recreation in Change) is a six-year national research programme that includes 15 research-ers at Swedish higher education institutions. The programme is led by the ETOUR tourism research institute at Mid  Sweden  University. The research should lead to new knowledge of outdoor activities and nature-based tourism in Sweden, and is financed by […]

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Peak experiences – investing in theme parks in a new project

It’s all about knowing your customers and what they appreciate and want. Five researchers at Mid Sweden University have taken this idea and developed a product called Peak Experiences. Using modern technology to measure the movement patterns of visitors in the tourist industry, for example, means that businesspeople or destina-tions can obtain interesting information about […]

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Åre capital market days reach new heights

1500 participants over three days is a new record for Åre Kapitalmarknadsdagar (Åre  Capital Market Days), which was held at Copperhill in Åre for the fifth year in a row. Gilded by sport and skiing personalities, the event has assumed a clear position as one of Sweden’s best meeting places for future financing, business and […]

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Göran Svensk – Managing Director, Hilleberg the tentmaker

Jämtland offers us the ideal conditions for developing our products in the right environment. It’s fantastic when we meet customers and can offer them a 100% genuine experience of Jämtland with magnificent nature, equipment from local outdoor companies and good food from the county’s food arti-sans. Our products are associated with a complete overall experience. […]

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Boulder and Jämtland – research partners

In 2012, the Swedish Winter Sports  Research Centre (SWSRC) began a major research partnership with the University of Colorado in Boulder  (UCB), USA. The partnership looks at several areas in order to investigate body movement during running and skiing, to be able to optimise training and for other reasons. “This research provides important knowledge about body […]

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Sights set on the next paralympics

Ableway has niched itself in the target group of active people with a disability. Their first product, a sit-ski sled for cross-country skiing, will be launched on the market in the autumn 2013 along with at least two to three new prototypes. The company currently works with product development and the manufacturing and testing of […]

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mySKILAB – your digital coach

One result of the cooperation between SWSRC and the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) on the Internet of Sports is an app that WEMEMOVE will be launching in the Appstore in the winter of 2015. The app is a digital coach and provides immediate feedback on how the skier is moving, as well as […]

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Winning sport design day

Fredrik Dahl’s story about his journey from Peak Performance, via North Face, to the position of head designer at J Lindeberg was one of many popular happenings at the Vinnande Sport-design-dagen on 25 March 2014. The many visitors to Mid Sweden Science Park’s premises could also listen to the Åre-based Rent A Plagg company and […]

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