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

Peter Sjödin

Peter Sjödin is an Associate Professor in Communication Networks. He received the M.S. And Ph.D. degrees from Uppsala University, Sweden, in 1982 and 1991. 1986-1998, he was at SICS, Kista, Sweden, where he was research manager of the Network Architectures laboratory and performed research in the areas of protocol design, protocol verification, real-time communication, network design, and high-speed router architectures. In 1998, he co-founded Dynarc, a company developing routers for optical metropolitan networks and was Vice President of R&D 1998-2002.

Featured Partner

Uppsalahem is one of the larger municipal housing companies in Sweden. The role of Uppsalahem in the project is to facilitate access to selected homes of patients and stand-by healthcare workers and provide user requirements and feedback on proposals for implementation of support systems for home health care.

Uppsalahem will help to strengthen the municipality's development by highly qualified own, manage and build residential properties that offer accommodation for the different phases in life. Over 25 000 Uppsala residents have their homes in one of Uppsala Hem 13 400 dwellings.