Automation Region
Mälardalen University – IDT , SE-721 23 Västerås, Sweden

Program manager, Research and Innovation
Daniel Boqvist

Automation Region

Automation Region is a centre of excellence with more than 150 member companies that consist of start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises and world-leading multinational automation companies. Automation is an important high-technology sector with a significant export ratio. In addition, automation is of great strategic importance to future production and competitiveness. Through collaboration, new contacts, inspiration and skills development, we are working to achieve efficient production, profitable businesses and increased Swedish competitiveness.

Core Competencies

  • Automation
  • Robotics
  • IIoT
  • Research and Innovation
  • AI/ML

Industry Sectors

  • Automation
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial IT


Automation Region is since 2007 a leading innovation cluster within automation and digitalization.

Company size


Procurement code(s)

- Civil engineering, building and technical services
- Electrical Engineering and magnets
- Electronics and radio frequency
- Information technology
- Mechanical Engineering and raw materials
- Optics and photonics