For a sustainable maritime sector

Lighthouse is focusing on long-term development, research and innovation by; creating collaborative research and networking platforms, providing support and resources for maritime research, creating interest for maritime research. Read more here.

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RoRo - the future for rolling goods by sea

21 November! Welcome to a day with the aim of raising awareness of RoRo shipping's importance and potential for a sustainable and efficient transportation system.

Lecture by Greg Stone - Soul of the Sea

During an exciting afternoon, 16 January 2018, Lighthouse and Stena invites you to a lecture by Dr. Greg Stone, oceanographer and driving force behind the Ocean Health Index. We’ll explore how start-ups and new business models can heal our oceans through technology, innovation, and leadership.

This is what we do

Lighthouse is focusing on long-term maritime development, research and innovation. Read about our work and our vision.
  • 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.
  • Lighthouse Postdoc
    Lighthouse postdoctoral programme is a unique programme with five postdocs at four different universities.
  • Lighthouse Reports
    As part of our work towards a sustainable maritime sector, Lighthouse initiates and coordinates relevant research and innovation based on the needs of industry and society.
  • 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.


The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) and Gothenburg University have received 6.4 million swedish kronor to analyze whic

Follow Lighthouse Workshop 2017 here. This year we welcome John Holmberg, professor of Physical Resource Theory and he also holds Sweden's first UN

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A new pre-study initiated by Lighthouse explores the possibilities for safer and more efficient RoRo traffic.

The Swedish Transport Administration invests up to SEK 480 million in the next 12 years for research in the field of fossil freight transport.

Compared to Denmark, Finland and Norway, Sweden invest considerably less governmental money in dedicated research and innovation for the shipping s

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RoRo is believed to be one of shipping's fastest growing segments. Major changes in the area are taking place with new solutions and investments.


It’s time to stop talking about ocean problems and losses, and time to start talking about solutions and initiatives.


Temat på årets sjöfartsseminarium riktar in sig på några av de områden där utveckling sker inom sjöfarten.


Branschmässa som studenter på Sjöfartshögskolan arrangerar årligen där studenter och andra intresserade får möjlighet att träffa företag och organi

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