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PRECISE – innovative Precision Health

Precision Health strives to enable an attractive and sustainable society that promotes good health throughout the life span. The approach can be summarized as increasing accuracy, in order to make the right interventions at the right time. PRECISE is a strategic investment for ground-breaking research within Precision Health.

PRECISE – Sustainable Precision Health for the attractive society, is a designated Future area at Luleå University of Technology. In collaboration between the university and various stakeholders in society, the aim is groundbreaking research for a healthy future. PRECISE is an interdisciplinary environment where several different research subjects work together. The research will be about precision health at the molecular, individual and societal level.

The area of Precision Health is a new innovative area that has gained a lot of attention by both Swedish and international authorities and research funders. It covers several of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including for good health and well-being as well as sustainable cities and communities.

By strong partnerships with external stakeholders, PRECISE will contribute to positioning Luleå University of Technology as a leading actor in developing the new attractive healthy society.

Examples of various interdisciplinary research areas within PRECISE:

  • Early and accurate detection of diseases and risk factors for ill-health.
  • Individual measures for monitoring and rehabilitation.
  • Attractive, inclusive, and health-promoting environments.


Fredrik Nikolajeff

Fredrik Nikolajeff, Professor and Head of Subject

Phone: +46 (0)920 492904
Organisation: Biomedical Engineering, Nursing and Medical Technology, Department of Health, Education and Technology
Maria Larsson-Lund

Maria Larsson-Lund, Professor and Head of Subject

Phone: +46 (0)920 493833
Organisation: Occupational therapy, Health, Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Health, Education and Technology
Örjan Johansson

Örjan Johansson, Professor and Head of Subject

Phone: +46 (0)920 491386
Organisation: Engineering Acoustics, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering