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Sweden needs to boost STEM – and solve the skills issue

DEAN'S BLOG. There is a need for long-term investment and new places on study programmes to meet the requirements of new areas of technology and transitions, writes Annika Olsson, dean of LTH.

– Published 8 February 2023

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The industry is crying out for more engineers, mainly within digitalisation, energy transition and materials development., writes Annika Olsson. Photo: Johan Persson

If Sweden is to successfully manage major transitions in areas such as digitalisation, energy, new advanced materials and drug therapies, there is a need for investment and more places on engineering study programmes, writes Annika Olsson in her latest blog post.

The article "Sweden needs to boost STEM – and solve the skills issue" by Annika Olsson, dean of LTH