Prepare Halmstad - Industrial PhD prepare program in the field of electronics
|Coordinator||Högskolan i Halmstad - Akademin för informationsteknologi|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 349 552|
|Project duration||October 2016 - October 2017|
|Venture||The strategic innovation programme Electronic Components and Systems:|
Purpose and goal
The overall purpose of the prepare program is to increase the number of industrial PhDs in small and medium sized companies in the area of electronics and cater these companies need for competence within the identified main areas of the strategic innovation program “smartare elektroniksystem”. The project have defined a framework for the prepare program, were the goal is to prepare the student and the company by providing a solid understanding of research end research education.
Expected results and effects
The expected effects are an increase in PhD students within the area of electronics in small and medium sized companies. The expected number of students will be limited in the first batch; the goal is to start a first group in the autumn 2018. The main expected long term effect is that small and medium sized companies become more competitive on the global market. By increasing the knowledge within electronics small and medium sized companies becomes more prepared for the necessary adaption to the ongoing digitization.
Planned approach and implementation
The project has been conducted in cooperation with as well internal as external actors and in interaction with education and research functions at Halmstad University. The project has been done in cooperation with Mälardalens Högskola, Smartare Elektroniksystem, and Högskolan i Halmstad. The pilot project has identified and verified some of the problems that small and medium sized companies may suffer from when participating in long term training and education.