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From left: Veronika Sundström, University Director at Luleå University of Technology, Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, Vice-Chancellor, Lorents Burman, Mayor of Skellefteå, and Kristina Sundin Jonsson, Municipal Director in Skellefteå. Photo: Sofia Stridsman View original picture , opens in new tab/window

Luleå University of Technology and Skellefteå Municipality strengthen collaboration

Published: 19 November 2019

Luleå University of Technology and Skellefteå Municipality have signed a letter of intent on strategic collaboration. The aim is to strengthen both the University and the Municipality when it comes to education, competence development, research and innovation.

– We have had a very good collaboration with Skellefteå municipality for a long time. Now we are further strengthening it by jointly taking out the direction in issues that are important to both of us, says Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, Vice-Chancellor at Luleå University of Technology.

Each year, the management of Skellefteå Municipality and Luleå University of Technology will meet to discuss issues and activities that strengthen the collaboration and Skellefteå as a university city.

– We are taking the next step in the development of our campus. It feels very good that we are now strengthening our already good cooperation with Luleå University of Technology in areas that are strategically important for Skellefteå, says Kristina Sundin Jonsson, Municipal Director in Skellefteå.

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