Welcome to Husqvarna Group!

Patrik Jägenstedt and Johan Simonsson welcome startups to the next IndX pitch day in Huskvarna. Environmental sensors, or sensors that can measure the world around them in an outdoor environment are of special interest this time to Husqvarna Group.

Watch the full video to find out more!

Challenges within autonomy and robotics

Husqvarna Group has during their 330 year history transformed itself several times, from a weapon and sewing machine manufacturer, to a completely new range of products and services. Today, the focus is on sustainable innovations that support customers within green spaces and urban environments, with divisions such as GardenaHusqvarna Forest & Garden and Husqvarna Construction.

“Smaller companies holds an excellence within certain disciplines and technologies, which is what we want to find. We want to co-create on that.” says Gustaf Lagercranz, AI Program Manager, Husqvarna Group.

Husqvarna Group is particularly interested in the challenges surrounding:

  • autonomy
  • computer vision
  • robotics
  • batteries
  • remote sensing
  • irrigation
  • water saving technologies
  • edge computing and edge sensors
  •  sustainability

“We are interested in solutions in the areas of embedded systems, recyclability and other circular innovations as well as new business models and ways to reduce our Co2 emissions,” says Patrik Jägenstedt, Director Advanced Development, Robotics & AI Lab.

Read the full article about Husqvarna here.

What’s IndX?

IndX is an open innovation arena that matches international industry giants to industry 4.0 startups. Through IndX, the partner companies Saab, Husqvarna Group, Toyota Material Handling, and Väderstad AB, get to connect with new talents and entrepreneurs from startups all around the globe.

As a startup, you will get the chance to pitch your ideas – and if successful, the next step will be to co-create future ideas together with R&D personal from the partner companies.

This is not just a matchmaking. The most promising concepts will be granted funding for real Proof of Concept-projects in close collaboration with one or more of the partner companies.