The project includes the following beneficiaries:

Westmatic i Arvika AB

Since its foundation in 1974, Westmatic has manufactured, installed and serviced bus wash, truck wash and train wash equipment in over 2000 large vehicle wash bays worldwide.


Westmatic specialises in bus washes, truck washes and train washes as well as in water treatment and water purification systems. The company’s mission is to provide and support the best in environmentally friendly, effective and cost efficient large vehicle wash systems in the world.

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IMU-TEC is a Finnish SME founded in 1992 and specialising in vacuum suction cleaning systems. IMU-TEC’s vacuum cleaning and waste removal systems are based on innovative inventions of the company. Target groups and applications are public vehicle cleaning, with no extra water remains, transport of waste using vacuum system with a space-saving packing method, elimination of all visible dust from ultra-hygienic premises, institutes which require an absolute clean environment for testing purposes and avoidance of allergic reactions of personnel. IMU-TEC develops, install and offers maintenance services for their systems.

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Naval Consulting and Management AS (NaCoM)


NaCoMis a supplier of process systems engineering services & products for the oil & gas industry and an expertise company for naval/maritime engineering. NaCoM’s staff consists of multi-disciplinary engineers with long experience from calculating, designing and installation of equipment for the oil and gas industry, subsea systems, ship systems and land-based industry. NaCoM is an approved supplier of pressure vessels certified according to PED 97/23/EC. NaCoM offers authorized electro services/installation for offshore installations, ship and land-based industry.

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Stena Line


Stena Line is an international transport and travel service company with Europe's most comprehensive route network, with 19 ferry routes in Scandinavia and around the United Kingdom and connections between eight countries, and operates 35 vessels. Stena Line has significant market shares in all its market sectors. This strong position is the result of an innovative corporate culture, which stimulates service and product development, in combination with strategic company acquisitions.

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Teknologisk Institutt


TI is a privately founded RTD organization that has grown from a government institute into a highly competent organization with high levels of skills and expertise in a great number of areas, working for industry developing technological solutions and transferring new technology to SMEs and large companies in its competence areas. TI is not an IPR holding or exploiting business. TI has a wide specialist environment in the field of machine vision and electronics. Aquaculture and environmental technology are particular strong areas in terms of R&D. Furthermore, TI is a complete supplier of services related to product development and offer consulting, analysis and testing and commercialization.  TI works in close cooperation with industry and has for many decades assisted SMEs in particular.

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Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology

The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB is one of 59 institutes


of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Germany's leading organization for application-oriented research with research units in Europe, the USA and Asia. The majority of the 17,000 staff is qualified scientists and engineers, who work with an annual research budget of €1.6 billion. Their services are solicited by customers and contractual partners in industry, the service sector and public administration. IGB offers R&D solutions in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, chemistry, the environment and energy. Their competences comprise Interfacial Engineering and Materials Science, Molecular Biotechnology, Physical Process Technology, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, as well as Tissue Engineering. They offer solutions from market analysis through research & development to the finished product. They comprise a team of 70 scientists and 240 technicians and students.

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