Semcon wins prestigious Innovation Leadership Award

The international technology company, Semcon, receives the 2016 Visionary Innovation Leadership Award in Brazil. Semcon claims the prestigious award in recognition of its ability to leverage global mega trends, a commitment to innovation and autonomous driving in global collaboration.

Each year in Brazil, a company is recognized for outstanding innovation leadership by the international market research company, Frost & Sullivan. Semcon receives this award for 2016, which will be presented at a banquet ceremony in São Paulo on 12 May.

“We put a lot of effort into both innovation and collaboration within the company globally,” says Markus Granlund, President and CEO at Semcon. “By utilizing expertise from all of our 3,000 employees around the world we can develop the best products for our customers, no matter where they are. Our work within the area of autonomous cars is an excellent example of this.”

Since December 2015, Semcon has been running an advanced international project, involving software development of autonomous vehicle systems for a global automotive partner. The project involves specialists from Semcon locations in Europe and Brazil to harness the finest expertise and experience within Semcon.

“We are proud to recognize Semcon with this Visionary Innovation Leadership award. Semcon invites an atmosphere of open dialogue and strategic thinking among its R&D teams and customers throughout its design and testing protocols, encouraging customer participation throughout the life of a project to ensure customer satisfaction at completion,” commented Yeswant Abhimanyu, Program Manager at Frost & Sullivan.

To read more about Frost & Sullivan and for the extended write-up click here.

For more information, please contact:

Per Nilsson, Corporate Communication and Marketing Director, Semcon

Phone: +46 (0) 739-737 200, e-mail:

Fabricio Campos, Country Manager Brazil, Semcon
Phone: +55 (11) 99786-5331, e-mail:

Semcon is an international technology company in the engineering services and product information sectors. We have around 3,000 employees with extensive experience from many different industries. We develop technology, products, plant and information solutions along the entire development chain and also provide many services and products in areas such as quality control, training and methodology development. We contribute to our customers’ competitive strength by providing innovative solutions, design and solid engineering expertise. The Group has sales of about SEK 2.6 billion and activities at more than 40 sites in Sweden, Germany, the UK, Brazil, China, Hungary, India, Spain and Norway.


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Semcon is an international technology company that develops products based on human needs and behaviours. We strengthen our customers’ competitiveness by always starting from the end user, because the person who knows most about the user’s needs creates the best products and the clearest benefits to humans. Semcon collaborates mainly with companies in the automotive, industry, energy and life science sectors. With more than 2000 specialised employees, Semcon has the ability to take care of the entire product development cycle, from strategy and technology development to design and product information. Semcon was founded in Sweden in 1980 and has offices in over 30 locations in eight different countries. In 2016, the Group reported annual sales of SEK 1.8 billion. Read more on




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