UNIVERSITY OF SKÖVDE
Ever since the inception in 1977 the University have aimed for excellence. Every decision, every achievement has emerged from a focus on creating excellent and well known educations and research specializations that make a difference to reality. This is a modern and welcoming university, with first-class education and internationally competitive research, a place where we strive for the greatest accomplishments.
Research at the University
The University of Skövde has six research environments. Information Technology, Systems Biology, Virtual Engineering, Enterprises for the Future, Health and Education and INFINIT. Together the research generates important solutions for the future, and VF-KDO is no exception. VF-KDO is ranked as the highest strategic important one to the University’s research environment INFINIT, initiated by the KK-Foundation in 2012.
Education in relation to VF-KDO
The long-term aim of VF-KDO is to provide the new knowledge from the unique research and industrial application studies into all correlated education at the University. 2018 the University started four advanced-level programs: Intelligent Automation, Virtual Ergonomics and Design, Intelligent Automation. All courses will use research outcomes from VF-KDO in course materials. Smart industry Sweden is Sweden's largest industrial PhD school within smart industry starting fall 2020.
Alongside regular courses and programs, the University was granted founding to offer industrial courses at basic, and advanced level for professionals. The program is called Virtual Factories. The University also offer some of these industrial course moments for the joint Civil Engineering 4.0 program.