This is Future Position X


We support development and growth to promote health and well-being
for the citizens of the smart, sustainable and viable city.




Future Position X is a Non-profit Network Organization founded in 2006 when regional actors gathered in an initiative, with the mission to take the position of a leading Geospatial Information Cluster.

Today, Future Position X is a policy-driven, constantly evolving Digital hub who supports the Regional Develpoment Strategy, RUS, and the Regional Innovation Strategy, RIS. Future Position X is also a Gold Label Cluster, a Vinnväxt Initiative, a member of iHubs Sweden and a fully operational DIH. 

Agenda 2030
We focus on Health and Well-being in the Smart, Sustainable, Viable City and Community, connecting our actions to Agenda 2030 with its 17 global goals for Sustainable Development.  mainly focusing on  goal no 3; Good Health and Well-being and goal no 11; Sustainable Cities and Communities. We
 are a key stakeholder in empowering SME and society for a sustainable growth in the Region of Gävleborg and beyond.

We help companies and organizations to:

  • Understand the context in which they work
  • Investigate future customer requirements
  • Set new goals
  • Develop road maps for meeting those goals
  • Receive the support and guidance they need


The Vinnväxt initiative GEO LIFE REGION

The ten year Vinnväxt initiative is in its third phase, promoting Geo Health, creating development and growth in the area of Gävleborg Region and beyond. Read more about the Vinnväxt Initiative here.

Future Position X

Who we cooperate/partner with

FPX cooperate with actors within the quadruple helix such as innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, organizations, business, politicians, researchers, students, citizens, test pilots – everyone who wants to be a part of new innovations, companies, products and services within the area of the smart, sustainable and viable cities and communities of the future. This includes stakeholders implementing projects within research, development, monitoring and evaluation in both private and public sector.

Companies and organizations searching for innovation support or new models to encounter users, clients or markets – We help you find your way forward. We organize meetings between companies, organizations, researchers and users who stimulate and advance your business.

Researchers who seek collaboration or exchange with other researchers are free to use our extended national and international network. The criterion is for your research to somehow involve geographical information. A specific discipline is not required.

Our Financiers

FPX Board

Christian Sjöberg, Business Manager, AteaAnnika Strömberg, Faculty Manager AHA, University of Gävle

Johan Färnstrand Regional Director, Region Gävleborg
Sofia Stjernlöf, Head of Marketing, Geodata, Lantmäteriverket
Annika Strömberg, Faculty Manager AHA, University of Gävle
Mattias Durnik, Director at Department of Enterprise Gävle Kommun 
Petter Holmberg, CEO Geomatikk 
Anders Olsson, Head of R&D IT, Gävle Kommun
Anu Lindahl, Managing Director, Sandvik utbildning AB

Lars Backhans, CEO, Esri Sweden


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