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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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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 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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Big data in focus for researchers and industry

An important part of BTH’s research is about creating efficient systems for the analysis of large amounts of data, known as big data. During two days around 30 researchers and seven companies have met to discuss research in the field, future challenges and collaborations. “Big data” is an area of great importance in today’s society, […]

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Volvo CE prolongs BTH research collaboration

Jenny Elfsberg (right) and Tobias Larsson with Volvo CE / BTH /Stanford team at 2016 EXPE at Stanford. Over the past three years Volvo CE and BTH within the Product Development Research Lab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, have collaborated within the field of Innovative Product Development. This research collaboration will now be prolonged. The […]

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New research agreement in subsea technology

BTH and the Naval Warfare Center (at Swedish armed forces) in Karlskrona expand their cooperation in order to increase competense in the field of underwater technology. Among several things, an industrial doctoral student in underwater operations will be employed. The underwater area is a high priority by the Swedish Government to increase the operational capability […]

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Grant from The Swedish Research Council

BTH has received more than 4 million SEK from the Swedish Research Council to develop new ways of testing software for quality improvement. It is a breakthrough for the field of software engineering to now receiving funds for basic research. Software is a key part of our modern society and we need both theoretical understanding […]

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