3rd European Lightweighting Network Conference


Moving towards a sustainable society through lightweight

June 8-9, 2023
Fotografiska Stockholm

Welcome to the 3rd ELN Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

We will meet to discuss and share best-practices of how lightweight technology and innovation has an important role to play in achieving sustainable growth.

The 3rd ELN conference is set in the beautiful waterfront of Stockholm, as part of the Swedish Presidency of the European Council.

Network & Collaborate

Become part of new networking and open collaboration platforms. Meet with other conference attendees -government representatives from different EU countries, and stakeholders from industry and academia.

Get new ideas

Be inspired by best practices to learn how lightweighting has been deployed in other countries and industries.

Establish a lightweight strategy

The overall purpose of the conference is to push the lightweight roadmap forward on a European level by establishing a common European Lightweighting Strategy.



The conference programme will revolve around the topics of how lightweight contributes to sustainable growth. Moderator Erik Blixt, will guide us through the day. Speakers will be announced shortly.

Erik Blix
Erik Blix


Erik has moderated a wide array of business and political conferences for more than 30 years with great success. Among other tasks Erik has for many years facilitated seminars and panels during the Almedalen Week  –  a democratic meeting place since 1968.

About the organisers

Organised by LIGHTer and RISE

Sweden hosts the conference upon invitations by the governments of Germany and Austria. The conference is organised by SIP LIGHTer – Swedish Innovation Program for Lightweight and RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden.


LIGHTer is a strategic research and innovation programme for lightweight technology founded in 2013. Lightweight technology is one of Sweden’s industry powerhouses crucial for advancing circularity and sustainability. 


RISE Research Institutes of Sweden is Sweden’s research institute and innovation partner. Through international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, RISE ensures business competitiveness and contribute to a sustainable society.

Fotografiska Stockholm sets the scene for
the 3rd ELN Conference in Stockholm