News

2016

2016-02-16
Maria Åkesson and Carina Ihlström Eriksson are minitrack chairs for Digital Media Ecosystems track at MCIS at Cyprus, September 4-6.

2015

2015-09-25
Jesper Lund defended his PhD dissertation, Digital Innovation: Orchestrating Network Activities, in Göteborg. The opponent was Jonny Holmström from Umeå University.

2015-02-16
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn and are minitrack chairs for the minitrack Co-Creating Innovations at HICSS-49, Kauai, Hawaii, US

2013

2013-11-16
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn and are track chairs for the minitrack Co-Creating Innovations at AMCIS 2014 in Savannah, US.

2012

2012-12-11
Media IT has been granted 5.250.000 SEK from the KK Foundation for a three year project called "New(s) Media Ecosystem" starting 130101. Partners are: Aftonbladet, Expressen, Göteborgs-Posten, Helsingborgs Dagblad, Mediabolaget Västkusten AB, MittMedia och Västerbottens-Kuriren.

2012-09-22
Halmstad Living Lab has been granted 2.000.000 SEK (together with HCH) for the project "Towards a Health Innovation Alliance - introducing a Living Lab perspective" funded by VINNOVA.

2011

2011-09-15
Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn and Carina Ihlström Eriksson are track chairs for the minitrack Co-Creating Innovations at ECIS 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

2011-05-23
Our project LoCoMedia is finalized and one of the outcomes was a newspaper that we produced together with the newspaper partners.

2010

2010-06-08
Halmstad Living Lab has been granted 1.196.000 SEK for the three year LILAN project SOCIALL funded by Nordforsk.

2010-04-15
Halmstad Living Lab was on the cover of the April issue of VINNOVAnytt.

2010-03-01
Halmstad Living Lab has been granted SEK 3.768.000 SEK for the three year AAL project Express2Connect (E2C).

2010-02-15
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Maria Åkesson are track chairs for the Future oriented approaches to digital innovation minitrack at MCIS 2010 in Tel Aviv.

2009

2009-10-23
Halmstad Living Lab has been granted 100.000 SEK to write an application to the Interreg IVA Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak-program called "Brukarstyrd omsorgsteknologi" together with Borg Innovasjon AS in Norway.

2009-09-25
Maria Åkesson defended her doctoral thesis "Digital Innovations in the Value Networks of Newspapers" at IT University Gothenburg. Pär Ågerfalk was the opponent.

     

2009-09-24
Carina Ihlström Eriksson gave her "Docentföreläsning" called "The Digital Journey of Newspapers" on September 24th.

2009-06-10
VINNOVA has granted the project Silver Technology 995.000 SEK for a 6 months pilot study divided between Halmstad Living Lab and Stockholm Living Lab. The total application concerns 4.000.000:-. Carina Ihlström Eriksson is the project leader.

2009-06-08
The "Free2Ride" project has been granted 1.500.000:- from VINNOVA which will be divided by three partners; Halmstad University, Free2Move and Hylte- and Laholms ryttarförening.

2009-03-15
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Maria Åkesson are mini-track chairs together with Carolyn Watters for Innovation and Situated Design for Digital Media Applications at HICSS 43.

2009-01-28
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Per Andersson-Ek presented the UbiMedia project at DagsVara 2009 in Stockholm.


2008

2008-12-19
The
"Local newspaper 2.0 - with engaged readers" project (LoCoMedia) has been granted 2.015.000 SEK from KK-stiftelsen over a two year period. Partners are Helsingborgs Dagblad Nya Medier AB, Göteborgs-Posten Nya AB, Mediebolaget i Halland AB, NA Tidningar AB, Sydsvenskan AB, VLT and Västkustmedia AB.

2008-12-18
Carina Ihlström Eriksson was the opponent when Anna Ståhlbröst defended her thesis "Forming Future IT - The Living Lab Way of User Involvement" at Luleå University of Technology.

2008-11-24
Maria Åkesson and Carina Ihlström Eriksson presented their paper "Mobile Service Adoption - the Swedish Case Between 2006 and 2008" at the GMR conference in Auckland, New Zealand.

2008-09-19
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Maria Åkesson presented results from the UbiMedia project at the International e-reading Conference arranged by IFRA in Paris.

2008-09-03
We proudly present the three movie clips, featuring Albin, Diana and Maria, that is one of the results from our UbiMedia project. The material to the movie clips was developed in collaboration with our nine newspaper partners. The movie clips was produced by Quincy.

2008-06-05
We have a new project accepted with funding of 1.500.000:- (divided between the three partners) from VINNOVA that is called "Secure at home - smart locks". It is a project with Phoniro AB, Emwitech AB and Föreningen för anhörigvårdare. Jesper Svensson is the project leader of this project. Read the press release here

2008-05-29
The Media IT group arranged an international workshop on user involvement in the innovation process at Halmstad University during May 28-29 2008.

2008-05-23
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Svenåke Boström presented the UbiMedia project and the concept movie at the Society Newsdesign for Scandinavia event Copenhagen Crash 2008.

2008-04-28
The Media IT group visited Mainichi Shimbun in Tokyo to present our research and to make interviews. At the same trip we visited eMobile, DoCoMo, Bridgestone and Yomiuri Shimbun.

2008-04-10
The Media IT group arranged an international workshop on Community Generated Content with participants from Belgium, Germany and Sweden.

2008-02-23
Carina Ihlström Eriksson is mini-track chair together with Carolyn Watters for Urban Computing - a Living Lab Approach at HICSS 42.

2008-02-01
Carina Ihlström Eriksson, Jesper Svensson and Maria Åkesson visited IBBT/SMIT in Brussels to discuss future collaboration.


2007

2007-10-30
Radio Halland P4 broadcasted six minutes about our UbiMedia project on October 30th.

2007-10-22
Carina Ihlström Eriksson, Jesper Svensson and Maria Åkesson made a public presentation called "Dagstidningen - från dåtid till nutid till framtid" at Halmstad University.

2007-10-03
Carina Ihlström Eriksson, Jesper Svensson and Maria Åkesson made presentations of our research projects at Poynter Institute and also at University of Missouri-Columbia where we had a two day workshop with Roger Fidler in September 2007. We also visited New York Times, Wall Street Journal, St. petersburg Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe och USA Today.

2007-09-07
The Media IT group hosted The International workshop on e-paper technology in the newspaper sector at Halmstad University on September 7th with participants from Japan and Belgium.

2007-08-02
Carina Ihlström Eriksson and Maria Åkesson made a presentation of our research projects at Yomiuri Shimbun (The largest newspaper in Japan).

2007-06-28
VINNOVA has approved the application (a joint application of MI-lab, CC-lab and IS-lab at Halmstad University) for the project "Secure at home - Living Lab" with 1.600.000:- over two years. Carina Ihlström Eriksson is project leader and the project starts August 1st 2007. Read the press release.

2007-06-01
Carina Ihlström Eriksson, Jesper Svensson and Maria Åkesson presented papers at L.A. Global Mobility Roundtable i Los Angeles.