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Swedish AI society hosts workshop at BTH

Already today artificial intelligence, AI, is present in our everyday lives. It suggests friends for us on social media and helps us pick a TV-series we might like on Netflix. We have just seen the first self-driving cars on our roads and through algorithms computers can identify new tumors as good as, or better, than […]

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BTH welcomes new honorary doctor and new professors

BTH’s appointment of new honorary doctor and four new professors are a good examples of BTH’s strong connection to and collaboration with business and industry. At the annual BTH academic ceremony on the 19th of May a new honorary doctor and four new professors will be inaugurated. Lars Angelin is appointed honorary doctor for his […]

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BTH in project on sustainable shipping with United Nations

Blekinge Institute of Technology is cooperating with a specialized agency of the United Nations, in the area of sustainable shipping. BTH is one of the funding partners in the GoLNG project, partly funded by the European Commission, which runs 2017–2019 in promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. In addition, the project focuses […]

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Research on MRI as a method for age assessment

On behalf of The National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) and Karolinska Institutet (KI) will conduct an in-depth study aimed to evaluate the MRI as a method for age assessment. In April 2016, The National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) presented a review of more than a thousand […]

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BTH researchers in world leading sustainable development journal

BTH researchers Göran Broman, Karl-Henrik Robèrt and Tobias Larsson took part in the editorial team of the Special Volume of the Journal of Cleaner Production – the world´s leading journal in the area of sustainable development, according to Google Scholar. It has already been highly appreciated by academics and practitioners in the sustainability area. A […]

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Research at BTH laid the foundation for success

Two former BTH researchers in applied signal processing – Fredric Lindström and Christian Schüldt – started Limes Audio, a company focusing on speech enhancement. Now, Limes Audio joins Google. Limes Audio was founded in 2007 and focuses on speech enhancement. The company has developed an acoustic echo cancellation software called TrueVoice which is used in […]

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Nobel Prize lecture at BTH

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 to Oliver Hart, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, and Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA “for their contributions to contract theory”. Martin Andersson, BTH professor in industrial economics and […]

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Mobile services for health

At BTH there is an on-going research project about mobile services for health. The focus is on how patients living with diabetes and their health care teams can be supported in everyday life with mobile services to facilitate communication and consultation. Since almost everyone today has a mobile phone or a tablet, the researchers have […]

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BTH professor talks at European digitization conference

BTH professor Martin Andersson will take part in the Informal Baltic Sea Group conference in Brussels on 16 November. The conference is on digitization and Martin Andersson will talk about how to make the best use of the Baltic Sea area digital resources. In addition to Silicon Valley, the Baltic Sea area is currently considered […]

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BTH takes part in European Researchers’ Night

A record number of cities have shown an interest in participating in European Researchers’ Night in Sweden – ForskarFredag – 2016 and 2017. Researchers from BTH will participate. European Researchers’ Night 2016 will be held on 30 September and involve 31 cities across Sweden, reaching approx. 20,000 visitors. ForskarFredag (Researchers’ Friday) is organised by universities, science […]

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