MyGävle – our own-developed app to aid citizen research

MyGävle is a research app from FPX and the University of Gävle. It is an important part of the research project BIG which will investigate individual, social and ecological health. With the app users can register good and bad experiences in Gävle and see how places in Gävle relate to participants health and well-being.

FPX talks about robots

FPX's CTO Magnus Engström was quoted in an article published via TT in a large number of daily newspapers, including Värmlands Folkblad. Below you can read the whole article, or download it as a pdf.   The washing robot will not be a reality any day soon What...

New AI arena within Smart Built Environment

Future Position X, BIM Alliance and Geoforum Sweden will jointly develop and implement a need-driven AI arena for the application of artificial intelligence in the public construction sector. This is established after Smart Built Environment's major strategic...

New major project for FPX

The vision of the research program FAIRTRANS is to create a societal transformation that contributes the goals of the Paris Agreement, taking into account our planet's limited resources and social goals. Future Position X participates in the research program, which...

ÖBO finalist for BA Tech Awards 2021

FPX has for a long time been part of a strong collaboration with public housing company ÖBO, and within that framework had the privilege of participating in ÖBO’s work to build the data platform that now forms the basis for the company’s digital strategy.

This is Future Position X

Future Position X is an independent Digital Innovation Hub based in Gävle. We support development and growth to promote health and well-being for the citizens of the smart, sustainable, viable community. FPX provides both technology and expertise to contribute to data-driven community solutions.

By initiating projects, creating relationships and building collaborations, FPX contributes to collaboration between business, academia and the public sector. FPX also contributes to knowledge development of new technology by creating meeting places and networks around digital issues such as GIS, AI, Internet of Things and blockchain technology. Our Innovation Platform Gävle Innovation Arena can be used to digitally model societies. We are an important player in the work of strengthening both society and companies through more sustainable growth. 

FPX projects

Read about a few of our ongoing or recently completed successful projects

The Innovation Arena

The Innovation Arena is a data platform where members, collabs, researchers, companies and individuals can participate. All of them contribute with available resources, perspectives and functions. The Innovation Arena provides an inspiring and productive collaborative environment that promotes and produces research solutions and innovations. The objective is to create good conditions for the smart, sustainable and vibrant cities of the future.

To learn more, visit the project page

GeoLife Region

GeoLife Region is our Vinnväxt Program. The GeoLife Region Initiative was launched in 2013 to make Gävleborg region Europe’s Geographic Information System capital and an internationally recognized region for the implementation of geo-technologies in the advancement of health and wellbeing. Future Position X is initiative coordinator with a process leader for the initiative and one process manager for each platform.

Read more about GeoLife Region here

The BIG project

The BIG project runs over three years and aims to develop a tool for urban planning in which community services, ecosystem services, and citizens’ quality of life are taken into account. By collecting large amounts of data about the city and connecting these to citizens’ health and well-being you can increase the understanding of how healthy, sustainable, and livable cities should be built in the future.

Read more about the BIG project here

FPX can proudly announce that we, as the only Swedish Cluster so far, passed the renewal of Gold Label certification.

Henrik Dahl, CEO Future Position X:

’’It is essential that cluster organizations continuously work with strategic learning and improvement. This to constantly be relevant in relation to the ever-changing technology and cluster environment context. We find the Gold Label Certification a good tool to ensure that we keep good quality and competitive edge.’’

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