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Portrait Mikael Östling

“Collaboration skills ought to be more highly valued”

We would all benefit from more and varied exchanges between academia and the society around us and this would help drive societal development forwards. External engagement and collaboration ought therefore to be more highly valued, says Mikael Östling, Deputy President and responsible for strategic collaboration at KTH.

Collaboration projects within our strategic partnerships

- Openness gives better products

KTH and Saab have a mutual interest – to develop the software of the future. This is the purpose of the cooperation project CASTOR, a software technology research centre at KTH.

Lifelong learning pilot for Scania employees

New technologies demand new kinds of competence. “Scania and KTH want new ways of working together, so this was initiated by both parties,” says Johanna Strömgren, responsible for Lifelong Learning at School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM) at KTH about the pilot.

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KTH Degree Project Portal

Brain power to your business, or a new approach to a problem? Via the KTH Degree Project Portal, you can easily reach our students who can contribute new skills to your company. Post suggestions for degree projects as well as project placements, internships or trainee places - free of charge.

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Do you want to know more about how you can collaborate with KTH? We offer support and guidance within strategic collaborations with KTH, mediation of contacts with researchers and teachers, information on project assignments, thesis projects and competence development.