Innovative Materials Arena (IMA)
Pursergatan 1 , SE-582 78 Linköping, Sweden

Expert on materials and Project Manager
Christer Karlsson
+46 70 215 79 21

Innovative Materials Arena (IMA)

Innovative Materials Arena is a cluster organisation that brings together research, public sector and business, active within the field of advanced materials and sharing the same vision – to facilitate materials innovations. IMA supports collaboration and enables economic growth through our extensive network, educational assets, practical support and IMA Share digital platform for sharing of material equipment and skills. In 2020, IMA got its first physical node – IMA One, a meeting place for our network and a residence to five companies working with innovative materials – Faurecia Creo Dynamics, HPViCo, RISE, RUAG and SAAB. 

Core Competencies

  • Innovative materials
  • Cluster
  • Equipment and knowledge sharing
  • Smart material
  • Collaboration
  • Thin film
  • Paper electronics

Industry Sectors

  • Business sector
  • Academia
  • Public sector organisations


We have currently 68 members in our organisation.

Company size


Procurement code(s)

- Mechanical Engineering and raw materials