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Processindustriellt centrum till LiU

Två forskarkonstellationer – en i Linköping och en i Lund – får 15 miljoner kronor vardera för att bygga processindustriella centra för forskning och kompetensutveckling.

Det är Stiftelsen för Strategisk forskning, SSF, som står för pengarna. Det övergripande målet är att stimulera konkurrenskraft och förnyelse inom svensk processindustri.

Professor Jan Olhager i Linköping leder den konstellation som ska bygga upp verksamheten vid Centrum för integrerad optimal planering och styrning inom processindustrin. Forskningen ska utgå från en övergripande styrning av en anläggning och ta sig an produktionstekniska frågor för olika processindustriella branscher. Man väntar sig ett stort industriellt deltagande och har också satt in forskningen i ett internationellt sammanhang.

I Lund är det docent Bernt Nilsson som ska leda uppbyggnaden av Centrum för processoptimering och reglering.

Beslutet i SSF har föregåtts av en omfattande förstudie i en arbetsgrupp med flera industriföreträdare och fortsatt planering i en beredningskommitté.

De nu beslutade bidragen gäller en treårsperiod 2008 – 2010. Sedan kommer en utvärdering att ske. De centrumbildningar som då faller väl ut får finansiering i ytterligare två år.

Förutom SSF:s bidrag sätter de deltagande företagen in en miljon kronor om året.

Mon Feb 11 14:58:29 CET 2008

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