Minister for Enterprise and Innovation: “Örebro has become one of the hubs in Sweden for AI”
“Amy Loutfi and other researchers are not only important for their research, but also for conveying knowledge of AI further,” says Mikael Damberg, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise and Innovation.
Örebro University once again high on list of world’s best universities
Örebro University is in place 405 when Times Higher Education ranks the world’s best universities – thanks to high quality research and a high degree of citations.
Culturally competent robots – the future in elderly care
Future robots will assist the elderly while adapting to the culture of the individual they are caring for. The first of this type of robots are now being tested in retirement homes within the scope of "Caresses", an interdisciplinary project where AI...
Making robots take over heavy-duty work in boilers
High-velocity metal coating of power plant boilers is heavy-duty work, not to mention very hot. Robotics researchers at Örebro University are now, in collaboration with Alfred Nobel Science Park and MH Engineering, developing a method for tackling these...
A strategic initiative for external collaboration
Örebro University is the first Swedish university to recruit senior lecturers for external collaboration in engineering, four at the present time. There is a particular focus on collaboration with the business and industry, primarily in manufacturing,...
Go-ahead with new Master's programme in IT security
IT security is complex and involves both what to do and how to do it. IT problems are ever increasing, and much depends on human actions. Örebro University now starts a Master's programme in informatics with a new specialty in information security.
Helping robots and humans to be friends
Robots will perform the dangerous parts of the job, while human operators will make sure the work gets done properly. Robotics researchers are using virtual reality to develop ways to clean industrial machines, where the interaction between man and...
Örebro University coordinating major EU project in robotics
Robotics research at Örebro University has been awarded a strategically important research grant by the European Commission. In total, 7 million euro have been awarded the project partners to enable development of technology for autonomous robots.