Research centers

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The research centers are the centers for high quality research in the profile areas, but they also serve as a platform for collaboration with financiers and other interested parties.

Our research centers

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The Centre for research on Economic Relations (CER) conducts industry-oriented research on economic relations of companies and individuals, preferably in the banking, insurance, pension, audit and property industries.

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At DEMICOM we conduct research on democracy and communication in the digital community. The research is interdisciplinary and includes research groups and projects that integrate and deal with journalism, crisis communication, media development, organizational and political communication.



The European Tourism Research Institute (ETOUR) at Mid Sweden University develops and communicates scientific knowledge about tourism and travel sector as well as destination development. ETOUR works closely with entrepreneurs and the industry, NGOs, and governmental entities. ETOUR is Sweden's leading tourism research institute. In 2009 it was instrumental in developing the first PhD program in Tourism Studies in Sweden.

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FSCN Research centre

FSCN – Fibre Science and Communication Network is a multi-disciplinary research centre at Mid Sweden University. FSCN carries out research that supports the development of forest-based industries and new opportunities for forest-based biomaterials.

Risk and Crisis Research Centre

Risk and Crisis Research Centre (RCR) develops and communicates knowledge about risk, crisis and security.

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Sports Tech Research Centre

Sports Tech Research Centre is a multidisciplinary research centre with a focus on applied science within the field of sports and product development. The centre works closely with partners in different fields, from hospitals and outdoor manufacturers to international engineering industries.

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STC Research Centre

STC - Sensible Things that Communicate develops sensor-based systems and services for use within Internet of Things. The research is conducted in the electronics and computer science with a focus on Industrial IoT, next-generation measurement systems and functional surfaces.

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The Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre

The Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre (Nationellt vintersportcentrum – NVC) is world-leading in skiing research. We are the Olympic test centre for winter sports in Sweden and cooperate with leading companies within the sports and outdoor sector.