During the afternoon, the delegation visited LKAB's mine in Kiruna, where CEO Lars-Eric Aaro explained how LKAB's development is driven by technology and innovation.
The Royal Technology Mission visit continued to Luleå on Tuesday, where the day began with a visit to Luleå University of Technology (LTU).
Vice-Chancellor Johan Sterte gave a presentation of LTU, after which Professor Roland Larsson talked about the SKF-LTU University Technology Center.
Before lunch, the delegation visited Europe's largest data centre, where Tom Furlong, site manager for Facebook, gave a tour and spoke about operations.
Lunch was held at the County Governor's official residence in Luleå, and was hosted by County Governor Sven-Erik Österberg.
The afternoon began with a visit to Swerea MEFOS. Swerea MEFOS is a Nordic industrial research institute that creates, improves and conveys research results within the production, processing, use and recycling of metals.
The Royal Technology Mission visit concluded with a visit to Metasphere Technology AB, where CEO Urban Rönnbäck spoke about the company. Wear and tear is a major cost within the mining industry. One solution is to manufacture components from hard metal. Tungsten is the hardest of the hard metals, and Metasphere Technology AB processes tungsten components.