The University of Gothenburg (UGOT) is among the largest universities in Northern Europe with approx. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees. With its eight faculties, UGOT is also the most wide-ranging and versatile university in Sweden. UGOT is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. During FP7, UGOT has been granted approximately 180 projects, of which we coordinate many, giving UGOT a great knowledge of how to handle these collaborative projects.
Michael Browne (Professor of Logistics and Urban Freight Transport, University of Gothenburg) will lead the University of Gothenburg input to the project. He was appointed professor at the University of Gothenburg in 2015. His main research focus is on urban goods transport and he provides academic leadership in the Urban Freight Platform a University of Gothenburg and Chalmers initiative supported by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations. He is committed to engaging practitioners and policy-makers with the research community on all aspects of logistics impacting on future urban goods transport. Before his appointment he was a professor at the University of Westminster where he chaired the Central London Freight Partnership.