News & Events

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).

Innovator of the Year

Applied Nano Surfaces’ CTO, Nils Stavlid, is awarded “innovator of the year” in Uppsala for his ground breaking research in Tribology. Nils is also nominated for the SKAPA prize (sweden’s largest innovation prize in the memory of Alfred Nobel).