Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on Thursday 10th of October visited Oxeon headquarters in Boras, Sweden, and received a tour around the facilities.
The Swedish King was part of a trip throughout the region focusing on technology arranged by The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. As one stop of this trip among other looking at textile innovations, Oxeon was chosen due to its novel TeXtreme® material.
The Swedish king Carl XVI Gustaf has been reigning since 1973.
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA, is an independent arena for the exchange of knowledge. By initiating and stimulating contacts between experts from different disciplines and countries the Academy promotes cross fertilization between industry, academia, public administration and various interest groups. Bringing people together to take part in lectures, conferences, research exchanges and other projects serves to generate new ideas and knowledge.