Lund University, Region Skåne and Sony Mobile have partnered to create a new research institute:
the Mobile and Pervasive Computing Institute at Lund University (MAPCI).
MAPCI will focus on distributed cloud technology – a new area combining communications and software technologies, and take on the explicit role of bridge-builder between existing mobile research centers in southern Sweden as well as with industry. The institute will be a part of Lund University, but located in the same campus as Sony Mobile, Ericsson and ST-Ericsson in Lund. The inauguration of MAPCI will take place before the summer of 2013.
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The Mobile and Pervasive Computing Institute at Lund University is being inaugurated in the spring of 2013 in collaboration between the mobile industry, Lund University and the Regional Council of Skåne.
The purpose is to strengthen and act as an umbrella for mobile communications related research and innovation being conducted at the university and as a bridge between industry and academia. The institute will put particular emphasis on distributed mobile cloud research.
The institute will recruit professors, researchers and other staff for conducting graduate research and contract education as well as for other activities supporting the exchange of ideas and competence between industry and academia.
The objective of establishing the institute is to confirm and strengthen Skåne as an international and national hub for research, innovation and commercialization within the mobile communications area.
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