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Re-Thinking Logistics - Autonomous Freight Transportation in Europe

January 8, 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:50pm
Hewlett 201 Auditorium (Hewlett Teaching Center, Engineering Campus)

Open to the Public at no charge. Stanford Alumni and Silicon Valley professionals welcome. No Pre-Registration required.

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European Entrepreneurship & Innovation @ Stanford Engineering (ME421)

Session One of Stanford Engineering's 'European Entrepreneurship' 2018 speaker series features Sweden's leading startup in the autonomous freight transportation sector. Einride‘s T-pod is the first transport vehicle designed and developed for self-driving electric propulsion. A former Volvo executive based out of Gothenburg, CEO and Founder Robert Falck is a global thought leader in re-imagining the worldwide trucking and logistics industry. Einride’s mission is to be a major contributor to a sustainable society by lowering the carbon dioxide emissions of the transport industry. The discussion will also touch upon the current state of Europe's autonomous vehicle sector, as well as the status of Sweden's startup ecosystem.

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SPEAKERS:

  • Robert Falck - CEO & Founder, Einride (Sweden)

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Mondays 4:30pm - 5:50pm. Stanford Engineering's 'European Entrepreneurship and Innovation' is a weekly speaker series that presents founders, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and other leaders from Europe's hitech startup, venture finance, corporate and university communities. 

Sponsored by the Center for Design Research, Dept of Mechanical Engineering

Event Sponsor: 
Mechanical Engineering - Design, European Entrepreneurship & Innovation @ Stanford Engineering, Design Group, Mechanical Engineering
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