To measure the total centre performance, the overall scientific and industrial/societal goals for the centre are broken down into a number of indicators with specified goals for period 2-4 when the centre is in full operation. The indicators are used for each project to measure project performance and are summarized to measure centre performance. The indicators are continuously monitored by the director, the management group the administrative and financial staff, and the centre board.  

For Stage 2 the following results have been achieved

​Indicator ​Goal for period 2-4 ​Status

​Number of reviewed
academic publications per year

​15-20 ​OK (~30)
​Number of PhD students ​10-15 ​OK (20)
​Number of person year of
senior researchers annually
​6-10 ​OK (10 including industrial partners)
​One industrial PhD student from each industrial collaborating partner ​4 partners (Volvo Cars (2), Volvo Trucks (1), Volvo Aero (1), Saab (2)
​One international annual
workshop and conference
OK (NordDesign 2010, Wingquist Lab. Annual Seminar)​
​Guestprogram with continously
1-3 guest researchers
​OK (7 in the period)
​Number of industrial evaluations/ verifications of results per year ​15-20 ​OK (all cases in papers)
​Number of industrial implementation ready research results per year ​2-5 ​OK (3-4)
​Number of strategic international academic collaboration partners ​3-5 ​OK (7)
​Industrial relevance
(Reformulated from stage 1)
​Evaluted by industrial partners ​OK (statements in Annual report)
​Increased number of female researchers ​+5 in stage 2


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