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Lighthouse is a multidisciplinary maritime competence and research centre, which is based on a triple helix cooperation between industry, academia and public sector.

Lighthouse - For a competitive, sustainable and safe maritime sector with a good working environment.

Researcher interviews

Interested in maritime research? Watch interviews with a wide range of scientists that lead the way to a sustainable future.

Funding opportunities

Lighthouse gathers a number of funding possibilities for maritime research, innovation and development. For students, researchers and companies. The lists are updated regularly, so check in often.

What is Lighthouse?

Lighthouse gathers leading maritime stakeholders through Triple-Helix collaboration between industry, society, academy and institutes for research, development and innovation within the maritime sector. Read more about what we do and our prioritised areas.

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Vår vision är: Lighthouse - för en konkurrenskraftig, hållbar och säker maritim sektor med god arbetsmiljö.


Do you or your company wish to collaborate with academia or institutes?

European Maritime Day in Turku, Finland, served a plate of various topics this year.

As the name of the day suggests, the Shipping's Entrepreneur Day is about the driving forces in the Swedish shipping sector.

The World Maritime University is announcing a call for papers for the International Conference on Maritime Energy Management (MARENER 2017), to be

Calls of 45 million SEK for energy efficiency in the transport sector and the conversion to non-fossil fuel are two main issues in the Swedish Ene

Upcoming events


Den 2-3 juni 2016 är det dags för Marinteknikdagarna på KTH i Stockholm.


In three studies of a cruise ship, Fredrik Ahlgren, at the institution of Kalmar Maritime Academy, has investigated waste heat recovery (WHR) from


PhD Maria Zetterdahl defends her doctoral thesis with the title "Particle Emissions from Ships - Measurements on Exhausts from Different Fuels". 


MSc Shun-Han Yang will present and discuss her licentiate thesis.


ISSW2016 is part of a longstanding series of international technical meetings in the field of ship stability, dynamics and safety. 

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