Eigerlab Hosts Delegation from Sweden
On Tuesday, September 19, 2006, a delegation from Lidkoping, Sweden visited the
EIGERlab. Kent Skarp from the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CIEL), a center for innovation in Sweden, spoke about creating a joint program with the EIGERlab. The delegation also spoke with the Manufacturing Alliance of the Rock River Valley (MARRV) about best practice exchange and other matters of interest to both organizations.
The delegation from Sweden represented members of a consortium called ATC of WestSweden. The ATC cluster is an association of cooperating companies and institutions within automation technology. The cluster is built up by small and medium sized enterprises with a strong tradition to design and develop machinery and automation equipment.