WELCOME TO CURIOSUM (former Sliperiet)

In April 2019, Sliperiet changed it´s name to Curiosum and merged with the science center Umevatoriet. This autumn we will take the next step. and together with our tenants move into the renewed premises of Sliperiet at Arts Campus at Umeå University.

In 2020 Curiosum will open. A new science center, to inspire young and old with science and technology. We believe curiosity can change the world.

Look out for our new website coming soon!

Digital Wood – Future Living inspired


The inspiration day Digitalt trä - framtidens boende (Digital Wood - Future living) attracted some 60 visitors who, among other things, heard about the wood's fascinating versatility and how 3D technology can contribute to a smarter, more sustainable and individualized constructions and accommodations. The day was organized by the multidisciplinary + Project on November 22, 2017, and was supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

Digitalt trä - framtidens boendeoffered presentations and demonstrations on:

- Wooden raw materials in new forms
- Digital technology in the future construction industry
- The possibilities with digital production technologies in the architecture
- Advanced facades and natural light

Read summaries and see pictures from the inspiration day at the webpage Digital wood


Åke Fransson
Research Leader + Project