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  • Welcome to MedTech West MedTech West is a network and collaborative platform for research, education, development and evaluation of new biomedical concepts and technologies. We initiate, facilitate and promote increased research collaboration between the health care sector, industry and academia. Our focus is on addressing actual clinical needs in collaboration with relevant clinical staff.
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  • Master thesis presentation: Brain-Computer Interfaces in a car: Science fiction or a realistic concept?

    Presented by Martin Kaalhus, MPBME, and Adrian Edgren, MPSYS Date: Friday, June 5th Time: 10.00 Place: Lunnerummet (room 3311), Hörsalsvägen 11, 3rd floor Examiner: Tomas McKelvey Abstract This study aims to evaluate the feasibility of using a BCI (Brain-Computer Interface) base upon the P300 ERP (Event-related Potential) in an user-friendly setting in a vehicle. Compared to earlier studies within the field this thesis evaluates the use of BCI systems in…

    Master thesis presentation- The Art of Heart Rate Variability: Driver Fatigue Application

    Welcome to a master thesis presentation by Fabio Forcolin: The Art of Heart Rate Variability: Driver Fatigue Application. Examiner: Bengt Arne Sjöqvist Time: Tuesday, June 2nd at 10.00 Place: Lunnerummet (room 3311), Hörsalsvägen 11, 3rd floor Abstract A substantial percentage of accidents are caused by drivers falling asleep at wheel. Among the different ways of detecting sleepiness at wheel, physiological measurements start changing at an earlier stage of fatigue what…

    A MedTech West lunch seminar with Magnus Thordstein: TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation): Here, there and everywhere!

    Welcome to a MedTech West lunch seminar with Magnus Thordstein, Ass. professor and a Senior lecturer in Clinical Neurophysiology at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Since the first report in 1985 of its practice in human subjects, the use of the technique Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for non-invasive, safe investigation of the nervous system has greatly expanded. Initially, TMS was used for exploration of the central parts of the motor system. Later,…

    Prehospital ICT Arena- nytt samarbete för bättre prehospital vård

    Framtidens sjukvård står inför stora utmaningar. Det är därför viktigare än någonsin att tekniska lösningar kommer till nytta i vården. Tillsammans med vårdaktörer, näringsliv och akademi startar nu Lindholmen Science Park den gemensamma satsningen Prehospital ICT Arena, där man ska arbeta för att IT och eHälsa ska utnyttjas på bästa sätt inom prehospital sjukvård, exempelvis inom ambulanssjukvården. – När vi startade de projekt som nu lett fram till Prehospital ICT…

    A WiSE seminar with Professor Karin Wårdell, Biomedical Engineering, Linköping University

    Welcome to a WiSE seminar with Professor Karin Wårdell, Biomedical Engineering, Linköping University. Title: “25 Years of Photonic Research in Biomedical Engineering” Time: Friday 8 May at 12.00-13.30. Location: MedTech West, Röda stråket 10B, a white Pavilion, at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. During the seminar we offer lunch. Please register by the latest on Wednesday 6th May at 10 am with an email to We hope to see you there!…

    Nytt seminarium om medicintekniska produkter och mHälsa

    Den 4 juni kl. 13.00-16.15 anordnar MedTech West, Gothia Forum, Sahlgrenska Science Park och VG Region ett intressant seminarium om medicintekniska produkter och mHälsa. Anmäl dig och läs mer om seminariet.

    97 million SEK to medtech research and development in Sweden

    The strategic innovation program Medtech4Health has been granted 97 million SEK to be distributed over 3.5 years. The program is being financed within the framework of VINNOVA’s, Energimyndigheten’s and Forma’s mutual engagement in strategic innovation areas. The program will target joint solutions for important national challenges within the field of medical technology. VINNOVA will be evaluating the program every third year with the ambition to keep it running for 10…

    Nytt MedTech West-seminarium om Framtidens vårdavdelning

    Välkommen till ett lunchseminarium om Framtidens vårdavdelning på Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset med Ann-Marie Wennberg Larkö och Yvonne Berger. Ann-Marie Wennberg Larkö är områdeschef på Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset och professor i dermato-venereologi. Yvonne Berger är projektledare och vårdenhetschef för den nya avdelningen, som är placerad på Östra sjukhuset. Framtidens vårdavdelning öppnade i september 2014 och är placerad på Östra sjukhuset. Avdelningen med 14 vårdplatser och 24 medarbetare ska framför allt ta emot patienter…

    A new WiSE seminar: “From Transylvania to professorship at Chalmers” with professor Tünde Fülöp

    Welcome to a new WiSE seminar with Professor Tünde Fülöp, Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers. Time: Monday April 20 at 11.30-13.00. Location: EDIT conference room, 3364, Hörsalsvägen 11, Chalmers Johanneberg Tünde Fülöp will share her story with us, from her school years in Transylvania, Romania, via her family’s move to Sweden, to her career in research and success in her research area plasma physics – which includes applications that range…

    Welcome to a MedTech West & Stroke Centrum Väst joint seminar: Streamlining Acute Stroke Care

    Welcome to a new MedTech West and Stroke Centrum Väst lunch seminar on April 10th. Stroke is the third leading cause of mortality and one of the leading causes of morbidity worldwide. The decade has seen a revolution in the treatment of acute stroke, initially with the use of intravenous thrombolysis and more recently with the advent of endovascular thrombectomy. Both these treatment modalities and their potential outcomes are time…

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      MedTech West
      Röda stråket 10B - "MedTech West house"
      Sahlgrenska University Hospital
      413 45 Göteborg

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      Henrik Mindedal
      Director of Medtech West

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      Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.