Welcome to Carenet-SE

Welcome to the Carenet-se homepage. CareNet is an advanced research network infrastructure in Stockholm, Sweden. It is a collaboration between centers of academic excellence and the industry. Participating academic institutions include: KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden's premiere technical university and Karonliska Institute, Sweden's largest medical university. This project is part of a multi-stakeholder effort that is targeted at transforming the delivery and quality of healthcare to elderly people and outpatients. The project is made possible through support from Vinnova, the Swedish government agency for research and innovation.

Featured Researcher

Björn Pehrson

Björn Pehrson is a professor and head of the Telecommunication Systems Laboratory since 1992. He has his Ph.D. degree from Uppsala University in 1975. 1975-1985 he was an associate professor at Uppsala university, 1985-1992, he was at SICS as the research manager of the Distributed Systems Laboratory and an adjunct professor at KTH while initiating the industry-funded MultiG research programme on multimedia applications and high speed networks out of which the two startups Dynarc and Netinsight emerged.

Featured Partner

Karolinska University Hospital (Karolinska) is one of Scandinavia’s premier health facilities. One of Karolinska’s roles in the CARENET project is to provide two settings for gathering requirements and evaluating the efficiency, quality and usability of the developed technologies, the department of clinical gastroenterology, surgery (Gastro) and the Neonatal Clinic. Gastro, a surgical department located at both Huddinge and Solna, is a leading department within its area in Sweden. Gastro is responsible for diagnoses and treatment based on well-integrated healthcare, research and education.