The Mobile Life Centre at Stockholm University in Kista, Sweden, does research in mobile services and ubiquitous computing. The topic of the Centre includes research on consumer-oriented mobile and ubiquitous services spanning all areas from entertainment and socialization to work and society. The Centre joins forces with local research organizations such as SICS and Interactive Institute. It has major partners from the IT and telecom industry, including Ericsson Research, TeliaSonera, Sony Ericsson and Microsoft Research Ltd. Partnerships in the public sector, including City of Stockholm Municipality and Kista Science City secure societal relevance, and collaboration with Stockholm Innovation and Growth ensures that results are integrated in the innovation system. In the Centre, this academic, industrial and public partnership will be able to jointly work on strategically important projects that can provide a sustainable growth for Sweden. The Centre is funded by VINNOVA on a 10 year grant, 2007 - 2017.The Centre adopts a fundamentally user-oriented perspective on services for the future mobile life.
External homepage: http://www.mobilelifecentre.org