Lighthouse is a unique multidisciplinary maritime competence and research centre initiated by Chalmers, the School of Business, Economics and Law at Göteborg University and The Swedish Shipowners’ Association.
The group aims to make shipping more efficient, safer and more environmentally friendly as well as to ensure that Swedish shipping continues to be strongly competitive.
Lighthouse brings research into ship construction, maritime safety and hydrodynamics together with logistics, maritime law and business analysis and world trade along with other financial issues.
Lighthouse also has a role as a knowledge bridge between research, education and active shipping. Lighthouse works in close cooperation with the shipping industry.
Lighthouse will be a natural beacon for research projects, educational efforts and innovational activities within the Maritime sector.
The Lighthouse mission is to contribute to a clean and
safe globalization through the communication of new knowledge retrieved
from interdisciplinary ways of working.
Lighthouse core values are:
Safe and Sustainable