Monthly Archives April 2011

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visionary_dogResearchers at KTH and collaborating institutions are invited to submit proposals for funding of small projects within the scope of the new research program of Wireless@KTH entitled “Wireless Systems for the TERA-age”.The research areas addressed are:

  • Low cost, energy efficient, high capacity wireless infrastructure
  • Scalable mobile services
  • Large scale, wireless networked M2M systems and services

The focus of this call is on “seed projects” with participation of new/potential partners. Projects that have the potential to lead to future Wireless@KTH-projects in cooperation between industry partners of the center are also of interest.

Read more about Seed project funding

Call for proposals 2/2011

Research program 2011-2013

General information about Wireless@KTH funding schemes

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A specially designed tele-economics course aimed at professionals in the wireless community and professionals in industries with a strong interest in wireless communications or mobile broadband applications will be held  in May at Electrum, Kista.Course_tele_economics The Mobile Operator Business course addresses the business, regulatory and engineering aspects of wireless operations. It covers detailed technical concepts as well as areas of economics and business models. A strong focus is put on “learning by doing”.

The heart of the course is a business game where the participants, in a group exercise, will experience managing an operator in a competitive market. The course is spread over three weeks with a 2-day session each (6 days in total) and consists of three integrated parts:
Telecom markets and regulations
Network deployment and economics
Mobile operator business

The lectures are given by leading researchers and professors from KTH, such as Dr. Jan Markendahl (course leader), Professors Jens Zander and Claes Beckman (project manager), Dr h.c. Östen Mäkitalo, as well as invited guest lecturers from industry and government. The sessions contain lectures, exercises and home assignments, as well as a computer assisted business game.

Potential participants may be key personnel at telecom operators, project and business managers, sales and procurement staff, corporate executives, as well as financial analysts, lawyers, and business professionals in the telecom sector in general

Use this link for more information about Mobile Operator Business – a six day tele-economics course, May 2011
or contact Claes Beckman, ph: +46 708 636969, email: claesb(at)kth.se

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stepwatch_videoNew Media Medicine’s second annual Health and Wellness Innovation activity was held at the MIT Media Lab in early 2011. Eleven teams took their ideas for patient empowerment from concept to prototype in just two weeks. Their exciting results have been captured in a series of videos, one of which presents the work carried out at Mobile Services Lab at Wireless@KTH.

Watch the video and read more from the MIT Media New Media Medicine blog.

Mobile Health Mashup is a small research project collaboration between Wireless@KTH, Department of Communication Systems, and Motorola Applied Research. Frank Bentley, a principal research scientist at Motorola will carry out two pilots togeter with Associate Professor Konrad Tollmar and guest researcher Cristobal Viedma at the newly established lab for infrastructure on mobile services at the Department of Communication Systems at KTH.