Opportunity

Autoliv is the global leader in vehicle safety solutions, with the vision of saving more lives and reducing injuries in case accidents happen. Autoliv products and solutions save over 30,000 lives annually. With this goal in mind, we produce hundreds of millions of small mechanical components that constitute vehicle seatbelts, airbags, and other safety equipment. To make these components lighter, more sustainable, and more cost-efficient without compromising on their functionality, we are looking for partners in the field of new materials. What materials do you work with that could be used to produce our components?

Opportunity Overview

Autoliv’s success is based on more than 60 years of driving technology innovations in vehicle safety.

Our engineers’ robust solutions are based on solid research and extensive application skills and are developed in close cooperation with our customers, the world’s leading car manufacturers. As the global leader, Autoliv develops, manufactures, and markets protective systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels. Our primary focus is to save lives and reduce serious injuries if an accident occurs.

Safety performance, sustainability, and cost-efficiency are essential drivers of our business. At Autoliv, we have identified that the market is changing rapidly to innovative materials that come at a lower cost and a better CO2 footprint but are still suitable for automotive requirements, including high strength & good formability. For this reason, we continuously scan the field of new material and component production innovations to see what is out there and work with the best-in-class material startups to integrate new solutions into our safety product portfolio.

Your Opportunity with Autoliv

Autoliv is the global leader in vehicle safety solutions, with the vision of saving more lives and reducing injuries in case accidents happen. Autoliv products and solutions save over 30,000 lives annually.
With this goal in mind, we produce hundreds of millions of small mechanical components that constitute vehicle seatbelts, airbags, and other safety equipment. To make these components lighter, more sustainable, and more cost-efficient without compromising on their functionality, we are looking for partners in the field of new materials. What materials do you work with that could be used to produce our components?

Examples we're looking for

Innovative materials for seat belt components

We are interested in hearing from startups working in the field of new materials that can be applied to the production of Autoliv products at an industrial scale. We are looking for alternatives to replace aluminum, steel, and other metals used in our seatbelt components. Could your material be applied to save more lives?

Raw material innovation

Today, we mainly use materials widely available in the market. However, the market is changing rapidly towards materials with lower cost and better CO2 footprint but still suitable for automotive requirements with high strength and good formability. We are interested in hearing about new materials for the automotive industry.

Autoliv is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems. Through their group companies, they develop, manufacture, and market protective systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels, for all major automotive manufacturers in the world as well as mobility safety solutions, such as pedestrian protection, connected safety services and safety solutions for riders of powered two-wheelers.Autoliv challenges and re-defines the standards of mobility safety to sustainably deliver leading solutions. In 2022, Autoliv products saved close to 35,000 lives and reduced more than 450,000 injuries. Their close to 70,000 associates in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of Saving More Lives and quality is at the heart of everything we do. We drive innovation, research, and development at our 14 technical centers, with their 20 test tracks.
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