Study Visits

Study Visits

Exclusive invitation to study visits 

in conjunction with Smart City Seminars 

Green Gothenburg are happy to invite all participant at the Smart City Seminar to two choices of study visit programs during the Volvo Ocean Race stop-over in Gothenburg.

Study visit no 1 – Innovative Energy Solutions
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 09.00 – 10.30
Location/starting point: Johanneberg Science Park, Sven Hultins Plats, Göteborg
Maximum: 20 people

The study tour covers how the City of Gothenburg deals with energy saving with examples from three different projects. FED – the Fossile-free Energy Districts project, HSB Living Lab and Celsius - smart heating and cooling. Listen to experts within the City of Gothenburg and learn more of the projects.

FED – Fossil-free Energy Districts
The FED project is an innovative effort to decrease the use of energy and the dependence on fossil fuel in a built environment. FED is a unique local marketplace for electricity, district heating and cooling. Learn more >

HSB Living Lab
How should we live in the future? HSB Living Lab is a research and demonstration arena which also includes homes for students and guest researchers. The building are located on the Chalmers campus in Göteborg, Sweden. Learn more >

Celsius –smart heating and cooling 
Gothenburg has taken the leading coordinating role in the EU Project Celsius – Smart Heating and Cooling.  The project aim is to share knowledge and network building in developing smart district energy systems across Europe. What will be the next step after this project? Learn more >

Study visit no 2 - Electromobility and Sustainable transports

Date: Thursday, June 21 2018,
Time: 09.30 – 11.30
Location/starting point: Hotel Clarion Post at Drottningtorget (City centre), Göteborg
Maximum: 25 people

The city runs an array of world leading projects in transport efficiency and sustainability. In this tour you will explore how Gothenburg develops flexible and sustainable mobility solutions and services using electrical and autonomous vehicles.  

ElectriCity – Emission-Free Transport
How about a bus route with quiet, emission-free vehicles, powered by renewable electricity, which picks up passengers indoors? It is a reality in Gothenburg, in the demo project ElectriCity. It’s a progressive, award-winning collaboration between industry, research and society that develops and tests new solutions for tomorrow's sustainable transport. Learn more >

RISE – the Swedish Research Institute
The head office of the institute is situated in Gothenburg, at Lindholmen Science Park. RISE is working with the public sector and the industry to create innovation solutions. Safety and transports is one of their six divisions of priority. Learn more >

Volvo Demo Arena, Frihamnen
At Frihamnen, Volvo AB has built a testing arena environment for research, innovation and education within the areas Transport, ICT and Media. We will end the program in that specific built arena, and see the autonomous bus driving together with Volvo AB.



The study visit are free of charge.
Cancellation later then June 17th will incur a no-show fee of  50 EURO.