Other Inauguration of AIMES - Center for Advancement of Integrated Medical and Engineering Sciences

30-09-2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am Add to iCal
Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9, Solna OR via Zoom

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.

Talks with

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 research

  • Advanced 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.

Most Welcome!

Agneta Richter-Dahlfors, Professor vid KI and KTH
Director AIMES

Ulrica Edlund, Professor vid KTH and researcher at KI
vice-Director AIMES


Register at https://survey.ki.se/Survey/21355

There will be presentations in Biomedicum and live stream via Zoom.



Linda Thörn Operations controller