As part of its continued commitment to technical excellence, ANS hires a new development manager, Dr Boris Zhmud, to strengthen its development team. Dr Zhmud is Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at Lund University, member of the British Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). He has extensive industrial experience in development of energy-efficient lubricants.

ANS Hires CTO

As part of its continued commitment to technical excellence, ANS hires a new development manager, Dr Boris Zhmud, to strengthen its development team. Dr Zhmud is Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry at Lund University, member of the British Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). He has extensive industrial experience in development of energy-efficient lubricants.

ANS is nominated for the E-Prize 2009. The prize is created by E.ON and Veckans Affärer in order to promote innovative companies and technology that can reduce energy waste. The prize ceremony will take place at the Moderna Museet, June 2.
Read more about the award in Veckans Affärer (in Swedish).

ANS was listed on the Nordic Cleantech 50 list as one of the Nordic region’s hottest cleantech companies. The publication, which is sponsored by leading Nordic VC firms: BankInvest, Energy Capital Management, Eqvitec Partners, Northzone Ventures, and Sustainable Technologies Fund, identifies the key representatives of Nordic excellence in Cleantech innovation.
More info here: Full report, or Press release

Sjätte AP-fonden invests in ANS. ANS has now secured funds for the next two years when verification projects will be done together with a number of potential customers, including Volvo Powertrain, Scania and Hägglunds Drives.
Read the pressrelease here: Pressrelease (in Swedish).

We Are Moving Offices

ANS moves to a new office in Uppsala. The new address is Dag Hammarskölds väg 26. The office is located in Uppsala Science Park, only 5 minutes walk from the Ångström Laboratory.
Map showing our new location.

ANS is Recruiting

ANS is expanding its operations and hires 3 new development engineers. Per Wahlström (MSc in Materials Engineering), Mattias Granlund (MSc in Product Development) and Leif Kuzavas.

Mattias Karls is invited to make a presentation at a seminar called “Material, ytor och ytskikt 2009” in Stockholm, March 17. Come and listen if you want to know more about our technology.

ANS, Volvo Powertrain, Scania and Uppsala University launches joint project with 2.9 MSEK in funding from the Proenviro Program. The funding will be used to verify friction reduction in heavy duty diesel engines, and the target is to improve the fuel economy by 1.8%. The project brings together two of the world’s largest and best engine manufacturers, a leading University in Materials Science and ANS’ new and innovative coating technology.
ProEnviro was set up jointly by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, and the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Mistra.
Read about ProEnviro here (in Swedish).