Other Inauguration of AIMES - Center for Advancement of Integrated Medical and Engineering Sciences
We are happy to welcome you to the opening of AIMES, Center for Advancement of Integrated Medical and Engineering Sciences, on Wednesday 30 September 2020, in Biomedicum or via Zoom. AIMES is a collaborative effort by KI and The Royal Institute of Technology, KTH to promote interdisciplinary research and its translation to societal use.
Welcome note at 09:30 Agneta Richter-Dahlfors, Director of AIMES
"Embracing engineering sciences at a medical university" Ole Petter Ottersen, President, Karolinska Institutet
"Embracing medical sciences at an engineering institute" Sigbritt Karlsson, President, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
"Basic and applied research strengthens Swedish competitiveness" Carl Bennet, Chairman Getinge AB
Pitches of Science - snapshots of ongoing AIMES researchAdvanced Tissue Models of Infection Keira Melican Microbiota in kidney stone development Karl Svennersten Novel Organ Chip in vitro models Anna Herland Implementing biofilm detection for better health Ferdinand X. Choong Metal surfaces - instant bacteria killers I. Odnewall-Wallinder Engineering mucus for new biomaterials and therapies Thomas Crouzier Biosensors and Bioelectronics for Personalized Healthcare Onur Parlak Micro- and nanotechnology for clinical diagnostics Aman Russom Bioelectronics in Infection Susanne Löffler
AIMES in the academic and societal contexts Pam Fredman, Chairman of AIMES steering group, former President of Gothenburt University
Impact for research and external collaboration Ferdinand X. Choong
Interdisciplinary approaches for sustainable development Ulrica Edlund, Vice-director of AIMES
Avslutande kommentarer Agneta Richter-Dahlfors, Director of AIMES
AIMES offers long-term scientific and financial conditions needed to secure the growth of intrinsically interdisciplinary researchers and students.
Activities at AIMES help to transform investments made in research and education into socital use and economic growth. AIMES serves as an important resource to help achieve the goals described in KI Strategy 2030, KTH Vision 2027, as well as the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
The diversity of AIMES activities will be presented, along with its contributions to academic research, education and societal benefit.
Agneta Richter-Dahlfors, Professor vid KI and KTH
Ulrica Edlund, Professor vid KTH and researcher at KI
Register at https://survey.ki.se/Survey/21355
There will be presentations in Biomedicum and live stream via Zoom.