Founded in 1739, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is an independent, non-governmental organisation which enhances the status of the sciences and their influence in society by promoting science of the highest quality. While involved in many outstanding endeavours, the academy is probably most broadly known, internationally, for its role in awarding the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Memory of Alfred Nobel for Economic… Continue Reading Presentation of SUITCEYES to members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Category: Official Events
The second face-to-face meeting of the SUITCEYES project consortium was held on 10-11th of July 2018 in Leeds, hosted by the University of Leeds, School of Civil Engineering. We used that opportunity to review our work so far and plan the next few months. The first day of meeting was focused on seminar part, in which we welcomed, among others, Leeds Disabled People’s Organisation. The members of this organisation told… Continue Reading Consortium meeting in Leeds
A short report by Nasrine Olson The conference took place in the beautiful Corfu, Greece, on June 26-29, and comprised of multiple sessions, three industrial workshops and seven regular workshops. Two project members, Oliver Korn and I attended the conference and I presented the first SUITCEYES publication, which was a peer-reviewed, full paper, titled, Empowering Persons with Deafblindness: Designing an Intelligent Assistive Wearable in the SUITCEYES Project, on Friday June… Continue Reading A SUITCEYES paper presented at the PETRA 2018 conference
Brussels Hotel NH Carrefour de l’ Europe Standardisation and standardization committees are an often forgotten channel for dissemination. Standardisation is an important contribution to the development of technology (as well as to other societal areas) in general and is a highly international way of working. There are several standardisation organisations. ISO is perhaps the most well-known. For the electronic and electrical field there is IEC, International Electrotechnical Commission. IEC in… Continue Reading Standardisation Meeting 22 May 2018
Clarion Post Hotell, Göteborg 7-8 May 2018 The Town of Gothenburg and the regional authority for the western part of Sweden (Gothenburg, Borås etc), Västra Götlands regionen, VGR, arranged and supported what is called the “Communication Carneval” . In spite of its rather generic name it is devoted to communication for the disabled. The carnival’s basic idea is to be a forum and a meeting place for anyone interested in… Continue Reading Communication Carneval / Västsvenska kommunikationskarnevalen
On 17th March 2018 we presented the innovative concepts of SUITCEYES at the 10th Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference TYGIEL 2018 held in Lublin, Poland. Tomasz Rozwalka (Harpo) gave an invited speech entitled “Smart textiles for persons with deafblindness – exploitation of R&D results” during the opening session of this annual event for students, PhD students and young researchers from across Poland.
After a great start of the official SUITCEYES kickoff with the Symposium: From Touch to Cognition on January 17, 2018, which also included interested external parties and potential advisors (see this post), the project was also started internally by all partners of the consortium. Following the Symposium, each partner was introduced by the person responsible for the SUITCEYES project. To make sure that everyone knows as much about the schedule… Continue Reading The official Kickoff!
Improving communicative experiences of persons with deafblindness.
Date: January 17, 2018.
Time: 8:00 – 12:30.
Venue: Textile Fashion Centre, Vestindien C, Skaraborgsvägen 3, Borås, Sweden.
The great beginning of our EU-funded project SUITCEYES was the Symposium: From Touch to Cognition on January 17, 2018. Jenny Johannisson, the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research at the university of Borås started the Symposium with a warm welcome and congratulated the consortium for the funding approval.