Malmö University awarded SEK 36 million for research into the Internet of Things

The Knowledge Foundation has awarded Malmö University SEK 36 million for the research project Internet of Things and People. According to the Foundation, “the application falls into a current and interesting area” and “it is considered to be highly relevant to industry and there is clear commitment by the companies”.

Vice-Chancellor Stefan Bengtsson is both pleased and proud at the funding approval.

“A fantastic decision. It demonstrates that our work within the Internet of Things is of a high academic standard and with strong links to industry. Approval of the profile application is a key component in the continued establishment […] Continue reading

New director of IOTAP

The new research centre, The Internet of Things and People Research Centre, IOTAP, which began operating in January, will be headed by Professor Paul Davidsson. The appointment was made following a recent meeting of the Malmö University executive management.

The Internet of Things and People Research Centre will focus on research into the development of products and services based on connected devices, especially from the user perspective. There is already an excellent research tradition in this field at the University and it will now be brought to a new level.

“It will be exciting to start up a new research […] Continue reading

Nytt forskningscentrum bildas till årsskiftet

Rektor har nyligen beslutat att inrätta ett nytt forskningscentrum: Internet of Things and People. Forskningen inom området är högaktuell och har stor potential. Tanken är att den nya centrumbildningen ska starta till årsskiftet 2013/2014.

Internet of Things handlar om att olika föremål i vår omgivning som i allt högre utsträckning blir uppkopplade mot internet. Prognoser säger att det kommer att finnas omkring 50 miljarder enheter som är anslutna till internet 2020. Det finns de som menar att Internet of Things har potential att förändra vår värld mer än vad internet har gjort.