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Competence Centre Embedded Sensor Systems for Health

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Coordinator Mälardalens högskola - Akademin för innovation, design och teknik, Västerås
Funding from Vinnova SEK 425 000
Project duration September 2015 - December 2020
Status Completed
Venture The strategic innovation programme Electronic Components and Systems:
Call Strategic innovation program Electronic Components and Systems. Competence nodes 2015.

Purpose and goal

The purpose has been to make an inventory of actors, the state of knowledge, the need for competence development and enable future collaborations between different actors in the area. Results: The inventory of actors has been carried out and presented on a website. Several companies feel a need for skills development, including higher education. Companies have been directly linked to initiatives for further training of professionals. Through meetings, discussions about concrete collaborations between the actors (companies, research institutes and academia) have started.

Expected results and effects

Through workshops, different actors within the area have been able to meet. This has also led to new concrete collaborations being started. The state of knowledge and the industry´s need for education have been inventoried. Several companies feel a need for skills development, including through higher education. Companies have been directly linked to initiatives for further training of professionals. The inventory of actors in the area has been carried out and presented.

Planned approach and implementation

The project has organized and participated in workshops and conferences to inventory actors, the state of knowledge and the industry´s need for training as well as the opportunities for cooperation between different actors in the form of concrete projects. We have participated in the workshops organized by Smartare Elektroniksystem. The inventory of actors has been presented on a website. We can state that meetings between different actors are important for establishing new collaborations and increasing competence.

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Last updated 20 January 2021

Reference number 2015-01163

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