The Merit Awards, a gala for Skellefteå's IT world organized by Dataföreningen i norr, rewarded Christer Åhlund to this year's IT personality.
Christer Åhlund is a professor at Luleå Univeristy of Technology and holder of a chair in Mobile and pervasive computing at the Department of Computer science, Electrical and Space Engineering. He also works as a technical coordinator in the CDT project Sense Smart City.
The company Explizit won the Merit Award, for, among other things, its wireless products in health care. Within this subject area, Explizit has worked with CDT. For example, an e-health station in the center of Skellefteå, has been tried out.