About DigIT Hub
DigIT Hub is an initiative that helps companies and the public sector in southern Sweden digitalise, with financial support from the European Regional Development Fund and Region Skåne.
Digitalisation is a broad concept and the digitalisation needs within each organization varies. Yet, we know that digital technology and infrastructure have a critical role in our private lives and business environments.
Through DigIT Hub, we use digitalisation as an engine to create sustainable and efficient working methods, strengthened competitiveness, and better adapted services. We help organizations in Skåne and Blekinge to keep up with the digital transition, and meet the expectations of customers, employees and citizens who are becoming increasingly digital.
DigIT Hub is financially backed by the European Regional Development Fund and Region Skåne, and led by regional innovation clusters Mobile Heights, Media Evolution and IUC Syd in collaboration with Lund University (LTH) and Malmö University.
DigIT Hub is also supported by key partners in the public sector, industry, academia and research.
European Digital Innovation Hub
In 2020, DigIT Hub was established as a regional Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) in southern Sweden. DigIT Hub has since been selected by the Swedish Innovation Agency, Vinnova, as a Swedish candidate to also receive status as a European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH).
European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHs) will function as one-stop shops that help companies dynamically respond to the digital challenges and become more competitive. By providing access to technical expertise and experimentation as well as the possibility to “test before invest”, EDIHs help companies improve business/production processes, products, or services using digital technologies. They also provide innovation services, such as financing advice, training, and skills development that are needed for a successful digital transformation. Environmental issues are also taken into account, in particular with regard to energy consumption and low carbon emissions.
What DigIT Hub offers
Tools & Services
DigIT Hub helps you identify, select and implement appropriate technologies and digital processes that meet your current needs.
Skills & Training
DigIT Hub works closely with training centers, educational providers and research institutions to help build digital skills within your organisation.
DigIT Hub offers environments that allow for hands-on demonstration and trial before investing in new equipment intended for the own organisation.
Financing & Support
DigIT Hub ensures that you are never alone on your digital journey, with direct access to financing opportunities and a vast network of partners in business, academia and the public sector.
Getting involved in DigIT Hub
We are here to help organisations in southern Sweden digitalise! To be eligible for support through DigIT Hub, your organisation needs to meet the following three criteria:
1) Be based in either Skåne or Blekinge (Sweden);
2) Be a small- to medium sized company (SME) OR a public sector entity;
3) Broadly focus on the areas “Smart Cities” OR “Smart Industry”
Become a supporting partner
Everyone is given the opportunity to partner with DigIT Hub – regardless of you geographical location or type of organisation. We are always interested in hearing from potential partners that can help organisations in southern Sweden digitalise!
Whether you provide tools for digitalisation, education, testing environments or funding opportunities, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team to explore ways to work together.
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