Vinnova supports new project

MedTech West/The University of Borås is one of the partners that Vinnova currently support in the first stage of the “Challenge-driven Innovation”-programme. The project “Smart textiles give sustainable health at work” is co-ordinated by Prof. Kaj Lindecrantz at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and includes, in addition to the University of Borås, also KI, Karolinska Institutet, and the Centre for Musculoskeletal Research at the University of Gävle. The goal of this... Read More

MedTech West´s PhD students travelling Germany

The two of us attended the 7th International Summer School on Biomedical Engineering(ISSBE) in Wittenberg, Germany, from 17th to 29th of August. At summer school we learned about recent developments and ongoing research in the field of neural imaging and stimulation. Speakers like Risto Ilmoniemi, Jens Haueisen and Myriam Pannetier Lecoeur gave lectures in e.g. ultra low field MRI in combination with MEG, multichannel TMS, dry EEG electrodes and giant magnetoresistive sensors... Read More

Daniel Alamidi´s dissertation – Measurement of T1 relaxation time in lungs, Preclinical and clinical MRI applications to COPD

Welcome to a PhD dissertation, defended by Daniel Alamidi Opponent: Yannick Crémillieux, Université Bordeuax, Bordeaux, France Supervisors: Lars E. Olsson, Kerstin Lagerstrand, Paul Hockings Daniel Alamidi has a degree in medical physics from the Department of Radiation Physics, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Daniel was based at AstraZeneca in Mölndal for his master’s thesis and continued there for his PhD on preclinical lung MR imaging. His PhD has focused... Read More

WiSE seminar with Helena Stensöta, professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

An analysis of the efforts to create equal opportunities at Chalmers department of Chemical and Biological engineering The issue of equal opportunities is always heavily debated, not least in the academic environment where a successful career directly relates to the given opportunity to perform both qualitatively and quantitatively. Docent Helena Stensöta has analyzed the situation at the department of chemical and biological engineering. Results and reflections will be shared... Read More

MedTech West seminar with Visual Arena, Lindholmen

Visual Arena Research strengthens, gathers and develops research and teaching in visualization at Chalmers, University of Gothenburg, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The main task is to create value for academia by linking research and existing and future physical arenas, help different partners to find the right skills in visualization, and to communicate research results from the visualization area. The center aims to build broad networks and offer many meeting points,... Read More

MedTech West seminar with Reidar Gårdebäck, program director for “Medtech 4 Health”

DOWNLOAD REIDAR GÅRDEBÄCK´S PRESENTATION HERE >> At the seminar Mr. Gårdebäck will provide an overview of the Vinnova financed national strategic innovation program “Medtech 4 Health” and details about its ten different activities. In June 2015 Vinnova approved 97 MSEK to the program for the first 3 year period. Most of this funding will be available through calls, starting in the beginning of 2016. Vision and future potential of the program The ultimate objective of... Read More

  • Visiting address

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


    Get in Touch

    Henrik Mindedal
    Director of Medtech West
    henrik.mindedal@medtechwest.se

  • Founders




    Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.