Linnaeus research environments 2006

Multidisciplinary laser spectroscopy at the Laser centre

  • Coordinator: Sune Svanberg, LTH, tel: +46 (0)46 222 7650,
    email: Sune [dot] Svanberg [at] fysik [dot] lth [dot] se
  • Lund Laser Centre website

At the Laser Centre, research is being carried out in cooperation between the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine. This research concerns the investigation of both the micro- and macro-cosmos with applications within environmental studies and medicine for example, such as the diagnosis and treatment of tumours.

Nanoscience and quantum mechanics engineering

  • Coordinators: Stephanie Reimann, tel: 046-222 9086, email: Stephanie [dot] Reimann [at] matfys [dot] lth [dot] se;
    Lars Samuelson, tel: +46 (0)46 222 7679, email: Lars [dot] Samuelson [at] ftf [dot] lth [dot] se
  • Nanoscience and quantum mechanics website

Funds are dedicated, among other things, to supporting researchers at the Nanoscience Building at Lund University. The purpose is to renew research through investment in six fields, among them materials chemistry, biophysics, nanoelectronics and nanoelectromechanics.

Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC)

  • Coordinator: Leif Groop, tel: +46 (0)40 39 1202,
    email: Leif [dot] Groop [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • LUDC website

This group aims to identify which variations in the human genome are responsible for disorders of the inflammatory processes and the metabolism, in order to develop new forms of treatment for diabetes.

Neuronanoscience Research Centre (NRC)

  • Coordinator: Jens Schouenborg, tel: +46 (0)46 222 7752,
    email: Jens [dot] Schouenborg [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • NRC website

NRC is an interdisciplinary environment which includes medics, scientists, engineering researchers and humanists. The researchers aim to develop multi-channel electrodes that can be surgically inserted in the brain and spinal cord to study basic learning mechanisms in animals and humans. The long-term objective is to be able to use the knowledge to improve quality of life for people with functional disabilities, neurodegenerative diseases and chronic pain.


  • Coordinator: Stefan Karlsson, tel: +46 (0)46 222 0577,
    email: Stefan [dot] Karlsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se
  • Hemato-Linné website

Hemato-Linné is a shared investment in stem cell research aiming to understand healthy and diseased blood formation.

Lund University Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIRCLE)

  • Coordinator: Charles Edquist, tel: +46 (0)46 222 3931,
    email: Charles [dot] Edquist [at] circle [dot] lu [dot] se
  • CIRCLE website

Lucie is an interdisciplinary research environment with leading researchers in innovation, economic geography, business administration, psychology, economic history and research policy. The group investigates the dynamic in a globalised knowledge economy.

Organising Molecular Matter

Research is carried out in an interdisciplinary manner within the field of chemistry. The group is investigating the interaction between molecules.

Centre for economic demography

This group is investigating how individuals/households/families behave when economic and demographic conditions change. Among other methods, this is done through analysis of the period from the start of the 1900s to the end of the 1960s when Sweden was transformed from a mainly agrarian society to an industrial nation and a developed welfare state.