Flemingsberg Science works closely with Region Stockholm, universities, student unions, municipalities, business and property stakeholders for the development of an attractive campus environment in Flemingsberg.
Goal 3: AN OPEN UNIVERSITY DISTRICT
- 15,000 more students attending existing and new universities
- Double the number of research centres that collaborate with the various academic institutions
Measuring Flemingsberg’s development as a university district in terms of its unique inter-disciplinary collaboration.
Together we’re creating the society of tomorrow
- Campus Flemingsberg shall be a place where people and knowledge can grow and develop. Where diversity and knowledge meet, which in turn creates opportunities for creative and successful collaborations.
- The atmosphere at Campus Flemingsberg should stimulate knowledge exchange between different academic institutions, businesses and society. The key to addressing the challenges of the future is to tackle them through collaboration, to solve them together.
- The entire campus is therefore built to encourage collaboration and sustainable thinking. This includes good transport links, the efficient use of resources, attractive meeting places and high-quality architecture.
- A living campus, where people work, live, spend time and develop. Open 365 days a year, 24/7 and winner of “Sweden’s Best Student City”.
- An attractive Campus for knowledge-intensive and creative activity that will grow and evolve in close collaboration with the universities and the hospital.
- We will create a campus where together we contribute to solving society’s greatest challenges. Where diversity and knowledge meet to drive creative and successful collaboration.
We will create a campus where together we contribute to solving society’s greatest challenges. Where diversity and knowledge meet to drive creative and successful collaboration.
Collaboration in a number of focus areas
Work to develop Campus Flemingsberg requires collaboration within a number of different focus areas, from joint communication to shared development of physical environments. Work on our vision helped identify seven focus areas. Focus groups have been set up within these respective areas, with key people representing the universities, Karolinska University Hospital, municipalities, property owners, Region Stockholm and of course, students. These groups are driven, ambitious and hard-working.
The following focus groups seek to support the mutual development of Campus Flemingsberg: Campus Development, Innovation and Business, Areas of Strength, Physical Structures, Facilities, Campus Life and Communication and Awareness.
- responsibility for this shared vision and its development
- inclusion of campus in the surrounding community and vice versa
- think tank for overarching campus issues that cannot be taken on by another
- focus group
- general collaboration between foundation courses and research
Areas of Strength
- responsible for keeping track of knowledge areas
- evaluate opportunities to create unique value based on different knowledge combinations
- initiate meetings between knowledge areas and demand
- launch projects that address society’s challenges
Innovation and Business
- responsible for collaboration and joint initiatives for greater entrepreneurial awareness and development of new ideas and business
- attract more businesses to the campus area and Flemingsberg in general
- support collaboration initiatives for existing support organizations on campus, for example Drivhuset, Nyföretagarcentrum, universities’ innovation bodies, SLL Innovation, the Innovation Center etc.
- sustainable use of premises
- a joint booking system for campus venues
- common signage on campus
- shared library – review launched
- common campus development plan (physical planning)
- the external campus environment
- Flemingsberg as a whole (an integral part of Stockholm)
- link campus with the initiative Fabege and Huddinge municipality are undertaking in Flemingsbergsdalen
- student unions organize existing activities and make them available for all students on campus – irrespective of which university or college they attend
- organize a mulled wine event to mark St. Lucia
- Campus Day
- long-term guarantee of student unions’ participation
- shared outdoor exercise facilities
Communication and Awareness
- • development of a common campus website, campusflemingsberg.se
- • a joint campus day to welcome new students
- • Open Day – a joint initiative for all campus universities and its high school
- • Identify events at respective universities that can be made accessible for all at Campus Flemingsberg.
In addition to the above focus groups, the following networks are also active on Campus Flemingsberg:
Communicators’ Network for communication professionals working on campus
Contact person: Marie Franzén, KI
Security Network for those responsible for security at the universities and hospital.
Contact person: Heléne Kindström, RKH
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