Ten companies or organizations are now nominated for the Big IT competence award (Stora IT-kompetenspriset), which is awarded to a company or organization that has distinguished itself in education and competence development in a particularly positive way. The prize is awarded by the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology at Linnaeus University.
The ten nominees have distinguished themselves for their great involvement in collaboration with educations and students in the Kalmar and Kronoberg counties. The nominees are:
- Kalmar Cargotech
- Kalmar Energi
- Omnifinity/Videum VR
- Sigma Technology
- SVT Design
- Tieto Evry
- Visma SPCS
A jury will now interview the nominees about their collaborative work and how they work with internal competence development. This year, the jury consists of:
- Johan Leitet, Linnéuniversitetet
- Stefan Uppman, Videum Science Park
- Catarina Brache, Digitri
- Mats Olsson, Kalmar Science Park
- Jan Hagfoss, Centrum för informationslogistik
The prize will be awarded on Monday 15 June in conjunction with the kick-off of the knowledge environment Smarter Systems.
About the price
The purpose of the Big IT competence award is to appoint an employer who has worked both strategically and engaged with the development of competence of the company's staff, as well as collaborated with education providers and/or students linked to IT-related educations, in order to ensure the future supply of skills in an exemplary manner.
Diana Unander, research and project coordinator, tel +46 (0)70-591 07 29
Annika Sand, press officer, Linnaeus University, tel +46 (0)76-830 01 05