Premiere for AAU’s Brighter Brunnshög VR-demo

  This Saturday, Sep 16, Aalborg University in Copenhagen’s students let the public experience their new VR lighting demo project, as a result of their research work & collaboration with.. Read more

New innovation manager joins LM

  Fredrik Malmberg has joined Lighting Metropolis as an innovation manager with Innovation Skåne in Lund as a base. Fredrik takes on the role and tasks from Markus Mårtensson, who.. Read more

A new paradigm for light & learning

Reference photo of Hertsedlund school, and not part of the actual classroom design. Classroom lighting got a renewed focus globally when the smart boards were introduced about ten years ago... Read more

Smart ligting + urban art redefined

  As new technologies offer new possibilities to enhance citizens’ experience of public spaces, it also offers companies, researchers & cities the opportunity to co-create innovative demonstration projects. In a special.. Read more

Bridging the knowledge gap

With cross-disciplinary competencies predicted to be in high demand in 2020, a new & timely study by Aalborg University in Copenhagen comprehensively maps the current gaps between the demand and.. Read more

Experience the Hyperchromalux

  As part of the upcoming Vestegnen’s Culture Week, 8-17/9, in Copenhagen’s western suburbs – the city of Albertslund will exhibit a new artistic and digital lighting invention – titled.. Read more

Egedal is looking for an innovation partner

Egedal Municipality is looking for partners for a development project as a part of the Lighting Metropolis project. The purpose of the their development project is to encourage school children aged.. Read more

Testing Human Centric Lighting for Neonatal unit

Our demonstration project for the County of Skåne (Region Skåne), which aims to develop Human Centric Lighting for the Neonatal unit at Helsingborg Hospital, has now gone into its test phase. This.. Read more

Zumtobel Group opens showroom in Malmö

Zumtobel Group has opened its first showroom displaying the international lighting group’s entire product range. In collaboration with the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, the Zumtobel Group has created a space.. Read more

DK & SE projects shortlisted for design awards

Farum Midtpunkt, by Rambøll, is one of the shortlisted projects.   Three Danish & three Swedish lighting design projects have been shortlisted for the international DARC awards. The DARC awards.. Read more

IIIEE to help cities go green

All municipal partners in Lighting Metropolis have been invited by the IIIEE*, at Lund University, to participate in interviews where local knowledge of and practises for LED procurement will be.. Read more

CBS involves LM in Smart City course

Lighting Metropolis meets cross-disciplinary students from Finland & Denmark to discuss shared smart city challenges. As part of a ‘Smart City Challenges’ summer course, offered by Copenhagen Business School in.. Read more

INVITATION: Zumtobel’s new showroom

On June 13 Zumtobel Group welcomes you to join the Grand Opening of their new showroom in Malmö. It is Zumtobel’s first multi-brand showroom within the Zumtobel Group, developed in.. Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: DONG Energy & the Musicon project

As the team behind the Musicon path project are getting ready to instal their innovative lighting solutions at Roskilde’s new creative quarter, DONG Energy reveals the collaborative process behind with.. Read more

Outdoor LED products now cost-match traditional ones

At a recent seminar on the lifecycle of LED, facilitated by the International Institute of Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University (IIIEE), we asked post-doctoral researcher Leena Tähkämö from Aalto.. Read more

Future light competencies required by industry

A research team at Aalborg University in Copenhagen (AAU CPH) have identified a list of 111 light related competencies, across 8 different categories, required by the industry to future proof.. Read more

Smart kids drive Smart City in Egedal

  A group of creative schoolchildren spent most of their Monday afternoon designing smart lighting solutions for their own bike path between their school, Lærkeskolen, and the village of Veksø... Read more

Participate in our neonatal lighting design project

Region Skåne is currently looking for a lighting designer or lighting studio to work on a new innovation project at the new Neonatal ward at Helsingborg hospital. Tests will be.. Read more

Strategies & actions for smart growth in the Capital Region of Denmark

Greater Copenhagen is Denmark’s and southern Sweden’s growth engine, and a metropolitan region with a global impact. We asked Chief Consultant Henrik Madsen, at the Capital Region – a supporting.. Read more

Albertslund engages residents in the development of innovative lighting

  The municipaliy of Albertslund has just launched its fourth Lighting Metropolis demonstration project, titled “Significant light at Hyldespjældet”, a residential area from the 1970’s known for its cluster houses,.. Read more

The world’s brightest cities

In a brand new international benchmark study, conducted by Copenagen Capacity that analyses the best perfoming cities within a range of lighting criterias, Greater Copenhagen takes a prominent 3rd position... Read more

Lighting engineer to Roskilde – job opportunity

  The city of Roskilde is looking for an experienced lighting engineer/designer to be part of  a creative collaboration with the city and its two partners – Aalborg Unviersity and Dong.. Read more

Smart Egedal project manager – job opportunity

  The municipality of Egedal, Denmark, is looking for the right person to implement their new Smart City strategy – which is expected to get confirmed by the local council.. Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: City of Lund

    The city of Lund is currently undergoing rapid developments in a number of areas, such as the Light Rail project, as well as having relocated City Hall itself.. Read more

EXCLUSIVE – Lifecycle of LED review

Our dedicated team at IIIEE, consisting of 14 MESPOM students and associate professors Thomas Lindhqvist & Mikael Backman.   Lighting Metropolis & the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE).. Read more

Innovation through procurement

  Lighting Metropolis is joining forces with another Interreg project, Cleantech TIPP (Cleantech Testbed for Innovative Public Procurement) to develop clearer legal guidelines for how to better utilise EU’s new.. Read more

LM featured in Landscape magazine

The Swedish magazine ‘Landscape’ features an article about the city of Malmö’s innovative approach to light, in general, and their contribution to Lighting Metropolis in particular in their latest issue... Read more

Speed-Dating for Partnerships in Asia

Copenhagen Capacity, the official organization for investment, promotion and business development in Greater Copenhagen, are offering interested companies across Greater Copenhagen the opportunity to meet five of South Korea’s largest lighting.. Read more

Taking light beyond illumination

Philips is taking light beyond illumination, with its connected systems. Philips has been revolutionizing lighting for over 125 years. They pioneered the world changing development of electric light and LED,.. Read more

Bridging the knowledge gap

    With lighting infrastructure increasingly seen as the key enabler of the Smart City, many different parties are now entering the arena to claim ownership of the latest practises.. Read more

Iconic Energy Tower lit up by artist

  The city of Roskilde is warming up to their annual Light Fest at the Cultural Alley (28/10) by inviting awardwinning artist Fabrizio Chrisafulli to light up the iconic Energy Tower.. Read more

New MA in lighting design a success

  The first graduates last June from Aalborg University’s pioneering new MSc in Lighting Design, entered a market craving for a new type of lighting designer. Half of the students.. Read more

The life cycle review of LED

The time is ripe for a life cycle review of LED, say Associate Professors Thomas Lindhqvist & Mikael Backman. Two researchers at Lund University have just launched a new project.. Read more

Opportunity for Danish companies

Innovation Centre Denmark is looking for one more Danish small or medium sized enterprise (SME) to join the Danish Prime Minister in Seoul for a Smart Cities Innovation Camp on.. Read more

Job ad: Lighting Designer to Lund

Are you an experienced and visionary lighting designer, interested in participating in our innovative demonstration project? The municipality of Lund is looking for a lighting designer for an exciting demo project.. Read more

Job ad: Lighting Designer to Roskilde

Are you an experienced and visionary lighting designer, and interested in joining our expanding project team? We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate; to create a unique identity for.. Read more

New research platform in Greater CPH

As part of Lighting Metropolis’ vision to establish an innovation platform for Smart City lighting solutions, three of the leading universities in Greater Copenhagen are now intensifying their efforts to.. Read more

Next generation lighting designers

The next generation of urban Lighting Designers will work in cities that are smarter and more integrated than ever before. But the sheer speed of development in LED-technology risks putting.. Read more

Dynamic LED-light improves sleep

A new study from Lund Technical university, LTH, confirms that dynamic LED-light that adapts according to daylight variations improves the quality of students’ sleep.  Sleep related problems are on the.. Read more

Meet our innovation managers

Lighting Metropolis now has two innovation managers, Catja Thystrup from Denmark who joined the project back in November at Gate 21, and Markus Mårtensson from Sweden who joined the Secretariat.. Read more

We’re sponsoring Smart City event

Lighting Metropolis is a proud sponsor of the international Smart City conference that takes place on June 6-8 in Copenhagen. Greater Copenhagen Smart Solutions: Living Labs for Liveable Cities. The.. Read more

Light as a key branding tool for cities

Having an UNESCO heritage site dominating a city centre, also means visitors tend to forget to explore the streets behind it, as they’re herded between their tour buses and the.. Read more

What is the real value of innovation?

Lighting Metropolis recently invited all our partners to an ‘innovation day’, hosted by the City of Malmö, to discuss best-practices and typical traps to avoid. One of the presenters was Jonas Klevhag,.. Read more

The latest best-practises for LED

A new report from the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics(IIIEE) at Lund University showcases a selection of best-practises for the application of LED. The publication is a collective undertaking.. Read more

New & innovative partners

While our project already have 25 official partners, we are now looking to add a diverse range of small-to-medium sized enterprises to join our team in building of a world.. Read more

A new handbook for evaluating LED

Professor Maria Johansson and her team at the department of Environmental Psychology at Lund’s Technical University (LTH), are currently researching LED light’s perceived experience by people in urban environments. The.. Read more