Rubén Buendía a new addition to the MedTech West team

Rubén Buendía is a new Postdoc working for SAFER, MedTech West and Chalmers. He has just finished his PhD which was a collaboration between KTH, Högskolan i Borås and the University of Alcalá. It was about enhancing Body Composition Assessment with Bioimpedance methods. In his new position he will focus on Human Monitoring of physiological variables using Smart Textiles and Internal Bleeding detection with Bioimpedance methods. Share this: Read More

“Information content with low- vs. high-Tc SQUID arrays in MEG recordings: The case for high-Tc SQUID-based MEG” by Justin Schneiderman published in Journal of Neuroscience Methods

Assistant professor Justin Schneiderman at MedTech West and the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy and the University of Gothenburg, has been published in Journal of Neuroscience Methods. Read the full article at Science Direct. Justin Schneiderman prepares former PhD student Fredrik Öisjöen for high-Tc SQUID-based MEG recordings. Share this: Read More

Smartphone app jalp! won “best pitch” in Venture Cup

Eight out of 10 bicycle accidents in Sweden are single accidents. jalp! is a smartphone app that can detect a bicycle accident and send an automatic alarm for help including GPS information. The developers have won “best pitch” in this year’s Venture Cup. Since most bicycle accidents are single accidents the risk of being left injured without help is high when biking. That is why an app like jalp! can make a difference, to enable a more effective emergency response. If the... Read More

WiSE inspirational luncheon at MedicinTeknikDagarna 2013

As a young researcher you ask yourself whether your job is good, whether you are efficient enough, whether you will be able to face the constantly evolving environment. Research is a real challenge for an individual and even if characterized by a dynamic and fresh environment, there is room for improvement related to gender issues. The major problems are related to the low representation of women in higher academic positions and in scientific advisory boards, especially in technical... Read More

Grant to Sabine Reinfeldt from Vetenskapsrådet

Sabine Reinfeldt received a project grant for junior researchers of SEK 3 800 000 from VR, the Swedish Research Council’s, in the general call for applications, Natural and engineering sciences of 2013. Sabine Reinfeldt is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical signals and systems research group at S2 at Chalmers University of Technology. She is also one of the project managers of WiSE. The grant was given for “New implantable hearing device replacing the middle... Read More

Workshop invitation: Online ImageLab December 16

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together medical professionals, academics and industry to obtain feedback and input on the ImageLab concept, and to solicit additional applications and application ideas. Date: Monday 16 December 2013, Time: 12:30-15:30 incl. lunch, served at the venue Location: The X-ray department’s conference room (”Sibirien”), C2-42 at Karolinska University hospital, Huddinge Register by sending an email to no later... Read More

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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.