Mälardalen University (MDH) is one of Sweden’s large institutes of higher education. The University has over 13,000 students studying our 51 programmes and 1,000 courses, and almost 900 faculty and staff. MDH is characterised by close partnerships with businesses and the public sector in the region, making our University attractive to students - and our students attractive on the labour market.
Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) is one of the most distinctly profiled universities in Sweden, where applied IT and innovation for sustainable growth are in focus. BTH conducts research at a high international level in close collaboration with Industry and its Software Engineering Research Lab (SERL Sweden) is ranked among the top six in the world in systems and software engineering. Research accounts for one third of our activities. BTH was founded in 1989 and has over 5,000 registered students and about 500 employees and had a turnover 2013 of 456 MSEK.
The University of Skövde is a small and modern university that offers first-class programmes and competitive research, which attract research scientists and students from all over the world. The University of Skövde is one of the most specialised universities in Sweden and our research is focused on the development and use of advanced information technology systems and models. We want to find smart solutions for the future.
RISE SICS is a leading research institute for applied information and communication technology in Sweden, founded in 1985. RISE SICS is a research institute in the most expansive area of industry this century: the total digitalization of products, services and businesses. SICS is in the midst of this revolution, boosting the competitive strength of Swedish industry and the quality and efficiency of Sweden’s public sector. We contribute with cutting edge technology within the fastest growing and most relevant areas for this revolution to happen, including big data analytics, automation, security, and internet-of-things. SICS is owned by the Swedish Government, and part of RISE.