Umeå Universitet (UmU)

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden’s fifth oldest university. Today, it has a strong international presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. With 34,000 students from 60 countries the aim of the university is to continue becoming one of best environments for study and research and meet the challenges of an increasingly global society. Umeå University is one of Sweden’s most comprehensive universities within all areas of scientific research and education. The research takes place on a broad scale in order to compete in the international arena. The university conducts groundbreaking research within several areas, e.g., life science, medicine, gender research, biological chemistry, ecosystem dynamics, energy, infections, plant and forest biotechnology, and social welfare research. It is a hub for research in AI and also in ethics of AI. Furthermore, Umeå University has a strong and established interdisciplinary interest in sustainability. The medical faculty is the largest faculty at the university, with research at the forefront in radiation treatment, prostate cancer, neuroscience including imaging, and paediatrics especially in preterm born and nutrition. The environment for clinical research is good and has received the highest score in international evaluation. Our centre, Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (, is a partner in the Nordic EMBL node, and we are also one of four parts in the Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) in Sweden. WCMM conducts research in cancer, infection biology, neuroscience and metabolic disorders, including diabetes, and is part of a nationwide effort to strengthen molecular life science in an initiative by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The university and university hospital are physically located side by side, and the structures for collaboration are very well developed.

Role in project

Within EURAMED rocc-n-roll, UmU leads WP3 The health perspective and risk benefit approach and is responsible for the overall development of the WP3 work plan, coordinating meetings and communication within the work package and with coordinators and administrators. UmU is also responsible for ensuring scientifically sound, accurate and timely completion of milestones and deliverables. Within WP3, UmU also leads Task 3.5: Addressing common interests and identifying synergies. Additionally, UmU participates in WP7 as part of Task 7.2: Exemplary training events to pilot proposed methodology.

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