Our Members

Members of Future Position X have a strong motivation to drive Innovation and Development within the area of Smart Cities, Health and Sustainability. Our environment is characterized by a quadruple helix perspective. Among our members you will find representatives from Research, Academy, Business, and Municipality.

Some of our members are included in specific projects, we use to call them our Collabs. Currently theese are:

Vincero is an investment company with a focus on strong entrepreneurship and the opportunities that arise when the world changes. The company is primarily active in the real estate sector and invests in companies that the founders themselves participate in and design. In recent years Vincero has been involved in the creation of some of the fastest growing real estate companies in Sweden. 

Lantmäteriet is a Swedish administrative authority with tasks in surveying and cartography. Lantmäteriet maps the country, demarcate boundaries and help guarantee secure ownership of Sweden’s real property. They also provide services for subdivisions or changes in land boundaries, as well as handle applications for registered ownership and ensure that registration of ownership is done in the real property register. 

Twist and Shout is a consulting firm in strategy, communication and design, located in Gävle. They offers design, development and strategic advice with warmth, playfulness and quality that strengthen brands and streamline communication. Twist and Shout was established in 2014 and has its office in the pleasant Berggrenska farm in central Gävle.

Netmore Group delivers open ecosystems with IoT solutions from various service providers. With sustainable eco-systems for IoT they offer new opportunities for companies, real estate and cities with great savings in areas such as water industry, electricity/energy, waste management and general monitoring, such as road signs.

Interference-free wiring networks. Geomatikk protects underground infrastructure from damage that can occur during groundwork. With services within management instruction, surveying and documentation the company creates benefits for network owners, municipalities, entrepreneurs and society. 

200 member companies together with the municipality and property owners run the company Gävle Citysamverkan Service AB, which aims to make Gävle one of the leading municipalities in Sweden in urban development.

Gävle Kommun is the seventeenth most populous municipality in Sweden and the second most populous in Norrland. Gävle Kommun is a politically controlled organization consisting of four sectors with associated committees, all of which have different assignments. The municipality also owns four wholly owned and two partly owned companies. 


MittMedia is a modern media organization originated from Gefle Dagblad. 120 years of publicist experience and 28 daily newspapers, free newspapers, sites, apps and digital platforms have provided experiences that extend far beyond journalism. Represented with local presence in large parts of Sweden and with the help of a digital ecosystem they make it easy for customers to access local and international news. Since April 2019, Mittmedia is part of the media group Bonnier News.

The accelerator Hidden Dreams focuses on finding and solving hidden problems in Swedish organizations and developing business ideas developed by employees within a company. Hidden Dreams represents a revolutionary new way of looking at innovation implementation, where innovations are generated and implemented entirely based on service design.

ÖBO is a public housing company operating in the municipality of Örebro. It started in 1946 and is wholly owned by the municipality of Örebro. With a mission to provide good housing, ÖBO has townhouses, villas, apartment buildings and premises centrally in Örebro, and in the various districts and smaller towns around the municipality.

Easit AB is a Swedish software company with consultancy in systems and business development. With proprietary products within Enterprise Service Management and Data Management, they deliver powerful solutions to large companies and businesses in both the private and public sectors.



Our other members are: 



Mellansvenska Handelskammaren is a private, politically independent organization within the business community. Together with members, they work for growth in Gästrikland, Hälsingland and Dalarna and are engaged in growth issues such as infrastructure, international trade and the provision of skills.

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group with over 40 000 employees. Sandvik’s operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge about industrial processes and close customer cooperation. This combination, coupled with continuous investments in R&D has enabled a world-leading position in areas such as metal cutting, mining and construction.

Better decision making with geographical information. Esri Sweden is part of the international S-GROUP and a Swedish distributor of Esri’s world-leading GIS platform ArcGIS, with 1 million users in more than 350 000 organizations, as well as other leading software for GIS. Esri also offers consultancy services, system development, user support and course activities.



The organization is responsible for municipal waste management in five Swedish municipalities, serving over 162 000 people and responsible for household waste collection, treatment, planning and information.

As a leader in lifelong learning, Folkuniversitetet offers a wide range of adult education courses throughout Sweden and in several European countries. They provide the tools to a richer life through knowledge and creation. Folkuniversitetet offers thousands of different courses, for example classes teaching 40 different languages.



Cargo Beacon digitizes value chains for better control. The company have for example developed a data logger that logs temperature, air moisture and other specific events within freight transportation directly to a connected device. A smart and reliable way to monitor the delivery chain.

The National Association for Eating Disorders is a non-profit association that started in 1983. Today, they have local offices in Gävle amongst other, and aim to help when there is a need for support for those affected by eating disorders and their relatives.

Gävle Energy supplies the Gävle region with broadband, heat and electricity from 100 % renewable energy sources. The company is also a major sponsor for the local community life and energy education.

S-GROUP consists of some of the leading companies Nordic region’s regarding software for managing geographical information and IT-based business and business solutions. S-GROUP provides solutions for the areas such as transport, logistics, forestry, industry, defense, security, environment, infrastructure, health, energy and telecom. S-GROUP has approximately 250 employees in Scandinavia with the head office in Gävle.

Gävle University College is a modern university with a strong environmental profile. The university is located within the former Hälsinge regiment’s barracks area at Kungsbäck in Gävle and consists of the three academies; Health and Working life, Technology and Environment, and Education and Economics. Gävle University College is a Swedish state college.

The hotel is situated in a magnificent building from 1901 next to Gävle train station and offers a unique environment where historic construction meets modern trends. The hotel has 124 rooms, gym and a relaxation area, restaurant, bar and conference rooms accommodating up to 130 people.


Realgymnasiet is part of Learning in Sweden AB, one of the largest independent principals in Sweden. Learning in Sweden AB’s mission is to provide as many children and young people as possible with the best conditions to succeed during school time – and in the future.

Knowit is a consulting company that creates unique customer values by offering digital and cross-border solutions from three business areas: Experience, Insight and Solutions. Knowit was established in 1990 and today has approximately 2 400 employees represented in the Nordic countries and Germany, with 14 locations in Sweden.

Plushögskolan AB has since 1996 conducted various forms of education in collaboration with companies and organizations. Today they offer three types of education through three different brands: Affärshögskolan, Vårdyrkeshögskolan and Teknikhögskolan.

BillerudKorsnäs provides packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. The company is a world-leading provider of primary fibre based packaging materials and have customers in over 100 countries.

Experts in developing unique IT-solutions. IT Maskinen is a Swedish IT company with a global mindset, which has gained them vast experience, contact networks and knowledge from running successful projects for many years.


Region Gävleborg is a politically controlled organization. The areas of responsibility include public health and health care, infrastructure and public transport, skills and education issues, business development, international issues and culture.

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