Karolinska Institutet (KI) is one of the world's leading medical universities. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of human health through research and education. KI accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country's broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at KI has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine. KI has about 3700 employees (full-time equivalents), nearly two-thirds of whom are female. Some 80 per cent of KI’s income is devoted to research, distributed among some 600 research groups covering all medical fields. KI provides excellent postgraduate training with 2100 registered PhD students from around the world who are active in both basic and clinical research. Research at KI has a strong European dimension. KI is a major player in European Projects, participating in about 190 projects including 24 as coordinator as well as 14 European Research Council Grants. KI is also the major Swedish beneficiary of funds from the National Institutes of Health in the U.S.
Karolinska University Hospital is one of the largest University Hospitals in Europe. An Academic Health care system including research and education of the highest international quality is established with a close strategic partnership between Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet.
Facts about Karolinska University Hospital:
1 600 Hospital beds
1.5 million patient visits per year
48 000 visits by patients from other counties or countries
108 000 Admissions per year
6 000 admissions of patients from other counties or countries
15 300 employees
2 500 researchers
2 400 scientific articles per year together with Karolinska Institutet
In CrowdHEALTH, Karolinska Institutet leads the use cases adaptation, integration and experimentation undertaking tasks of system integration, use cases design and definition, implementation, integration and evaluation, where the primary focus is on the use case of Data value in healthcare emerging from medication centers, in cooperation with the Health Department Valencia-La Fe. Karolinska Institutet also designs and implement the multimodal forecasting and causal techniques for health promotion and disease prevention.