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SMTF focus on maritime related technical development and represent the Swedish maritime cluster. Our network is close-to-market and has more than 100 members from all over Sweden consisting of companies and universities connected to maritime technical development.

Founded in 2007, SMTF is well established and on September 1, 2017, SMTF became part of RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) and its section ‘Maritime Research’.

Ocean Energy Sweden is operated by RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Due to GDPR we would like to inform you briefly of how and what data we collect from anyone using our website. Data security and privacy is very important to us and therefore we always try to limit the amount of data which we collect and also make sure to protect this data in the best way we can.

Contact forms on our website

If you sign up to one of our events or our newsletter, we will need you to fill in some basic contact information (name, e-mail etc.). This data is used for communication purposes only and/or in order to register for the events which we organise.

If you would like to edit, remove or simply see what personal data we have stored, feel free to contact our webmaster Alexander Hertzberg, RISE.


A cookie is a small file placed onto your device. It can speed up the loading time of a website you have visited before, enable certain functionalities such as auto-login or other customization based on previous visits.


We are using Google Analytics in order to get statistics from our visitors. The collected data in the form of session cookies, is used only for statistics of general behaviour and cannot identify you as an individual. However, it does help us to get an idea of what articles or specific pages might be popular or what could perhaps be improved.

As the cookies we collect cannot identify you as a person there is no information to export or share. We only collect cookies if you agree to these terms by clicking the “Ja” button when visiting our website. If not then we will not collect any cookies.

Worth mentioning:

If you would like to completely avoid cookies, we recommend you to deactivate cookies or set your browser so that it will notify you before saving cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We do not take any responsibility for the data collected by third parties if you choose to interact with this content.

Who we share your data with

For statistics, we store and therefore share cookies with Google (Analytics) in intervalls of 14 months after which they are removed automatically. Contact information provided through our contact forms are never shared with anyone except our internet service provider, RISE’s IT department and Lundalogik who is in charge of developing the CRM which we use for newsletters.

How we protect your data

We use anonymous data for our statistics. We use TLS-security for our website, which means all data between your computer and our server is encrypted, and due to safety reasons there is a limited number of people who can access the data shared with us. You can rest assured therefore that any information shared are in safe hands.


For questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact Alexander Hertzberg (RISE) who is in charge of this website. For any other question regarding SMTF, please see our contact page.