AI Competence for Sweden

AI Competence for Sweden develops a national distributed platform for increasing AI competence in Sweden, supported by the Swedish government during 2018-2021. Umeå University is one of the universities participating in this initiative. Other are Chalmers, KTH, Örebro University, Linköping University, Lund University and Göteborg University. The following are some of the activities organised in Umeå during 2019-2020 to increase knowledge about AI in society, and to make Umeå a strong node in the AI Competence for Sweden network:

For more information, contact Helena Lindgren (, Umeå University’s representative in the AI Competence for Sweden national work group together with Anna Mannelqvist, and Chair of the local work group at Umeå University.

Local work group:

Helena Lindgren, Department of Computing Science

Karin Danielsson, Department of Informatics

Per Holm, Humlab

Anna Mannelqvist, External Relations Office

Mikael Hansson, Department of Computing Science (communication)

Tommy Löfstedt, Department of Radiation Sciences (2018-2019)

Ola Ringdahl, Department of Computing Science (2018-2019)

Patrik Rydén, Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (2018-2019)