Ola Dagbro

Ola Dagbro

Director of studies
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53022, Hus Stella, Kalmar
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Director of studies

Higher education development

Supervision in post graduate programmes

Learning and development



Higher education studies development

ProWOOD graduate school



The industrial graduate school ProWOOD aims at supporting innovation and increase the competitiveness of the Swedish wood industry.

How does ProWOOD work? 

·      Research projects are formulated jointly by industry and academia
·      The doctoral program includes courses to support the doctoral student
·      The doctoral students have tutors from both industry and academia
·      Follow-ups, seminars and study visits are part of the program 

What does ProWOOD mean for participating companies?

·      The research contributes to the development of industrial processes by combining knowledge of industrial product realization and the specific needs in the wood industry ProWOOD can contribute to increased competitiveness and innovation
·      New contacts in both industry and academia are introduced. Possibilities for new cooperation are created, spin-off projects, etc.


What does ProWOOD mean to the doctoral students?

 ·      Third-cycle education is combined with practical work in the company
·      Be part of a research environment with several doctoral students, companies and senior researchers In-depth understanding of the conditions in the wood industry
·      Extensive industrial contacts 


Article in journal (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)