WASP attracts huge interest from industry

The Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP) has attracted huge interest from industry. It received 52 applications for the 20 positions for industry-based doctoral students. “I am delighted to see such strong interest from industry. This shows clearly that the initiative is important for Sweden,” says Mille Millnert, former vice-chancellor of LiU and chairman of the WASP board. A large number of companies have submitted applications for industry-based doctoral positions, including Atlas Copco, Autoliv, Axis Communications, Boliden, Ericsson, Saab, Scania and Volvo. “The applications are well distributed across our research areas, which indicates that we’re focus on important research questions. Areas […]