Last week, members of Dalarna University management met with representatives from Dalarna’s Länsstyrelsen, Trafikverket, Dalarna Science Park, municipalities and businesses to discuss the future development of the university as well as collaboration.
Dalarna University has invested in LoRaWan-gateway, which was recently mounted on the rooftop of Campus Borlänge. This means that Campus Borlänge is now an active node in the licence-free network LoRA and can, by way of this gateway, receive signals from LoRa sensors of various kinds.
Collaboration between Dalarna University, the University of Gävle and small and mid-sized companies to reduce energy consumption was recognised recently by the European Commission at a ceremony in Helsinki, Finland.
The book launch at the University Library in Falun yesterday demonstrated the breadth of the university's research profile Intercultural Studies, with five books being presented by their respective author during an hour-long mingle and presentation event.
In a residential area in Borlänge, a large sustainability project is underway in which Dalarna University together with the housing company Tunabyggen and construction companies are looking at ways to make construction in Sweden both more energy efficient and environmental.
Last week, Minister for Higher Education and Research Matilda Ernkrans paid a visit to Dalarna University. One of the aims of her trip to Dalarna was to find out more about what the University is doing in the field of collaboration.
Entitled "Safe Accommodations for Elderly Through Smart Technology" (SAFEST), the project has received the amount of 3.5 million SEK in funds from Länsförsäkringar. Working with the project are Professor Kevin McKee, Professor Marie Elf and Johan Borg, lecturer in the field of Health and Welfare.