IoT for an innovative society

IoT for a better Sweden

IoT Sweden is a national initiative to make Sweden a leading force in the usage of the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT Sweden is a Strategic innovation program. The Strategic innovation programmes are funded by government research councils Vinnova, The Swedish Energy Agency and Formas.

What is IoT?

The term IoT, the Internet of Things, stands for the networking of machines, vehicles, goods, clothing and much more, equipped with small embedded sensors and processors. These objects can communicate with their environment and adapt to it. They become parts of smart, attractive and helpful environments, goods, and services.

What is IoT Sweden?

IoT Sweden finance innovative projects in IoT. In the next two years, IoT Sweden will work with the Internet of Things for innovative societal development.

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Upcoming calls for ICT related activities

Through the last phase of H2020, a lot of ICT related calls are planned during the time period 2018-2020. These calles are listed in GuidetoICT-relatedactivitiesinWP2018-20 and are further described in the following link …
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A new call for IoT in the public sector

Swedish municipalities and other parts of public administration can apply for funds from IoT Sweden’s new call. If you have ideas about solutions to the public sector’s challenges using IoT you can get as much as 12 million SEK for development and cooperation with private companies. > More information …
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IoT Innovation Night in Lund

13:th of November, RISE invites to IoT Innovation Night in Lund. Take the chance to meet with relevant stakeholders and discover upcoming funding opportunities from the IoT European Platform Initiative (IoT-EPI). You sign up for free here, where you also find the agenda for the night …
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Quality of life the driver of IoT projects

What’s it like when IT and the Internet of Things move into public healthcare? The researcher Andres Laya has investigated the interaction between IT companies and the public healthcare systems. The starting point for companies is often that IoT is used to streamline and save money. From the public health care’s perspective, however, the driver turned out to be the ability to improve the quality of life of the individual. Andres Laya has performed the research at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, as a Ph.D. thesis, and works as a researcher at Ericsson. The thesis, which Laya defended 27 September 2017, …
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Innovation day at ICES

ICES – Innovative Centre for Embedded System invites to a workshop. The workshop is directed towards innovative companies (startups, SMEs, other) working with software-intensive embedded and cyber-physical systems. The workshop has the goal to provide networking and describe innovation support available by various organizations; from technology platforms, innovation coaching to funding. Get more information and sign up here …
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