Thursday, October 31, 9:00-10:30

Strategic Research; Promoting Relevant Basic Research for Impact on Industry

Prof. Lars HULTMAN CEO, Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF), Kingdom of Sweden
  • Promote research projects which bridges excellent science with relevant problems for impact (application-inspired basic research), like for key enabling and future emerging technologies
  • Promote research environments of the highest international standard, embracing education, research, and interaction with the larger society
  • Support collaboration and mobility between sectors; Challenge system’s capture and path dependency; Develop incentive programs
  • Encourage researchers to be more forthcoming to industrial problems
  • Encourage industrialists to be more competent in prioritizing and communicating research needs, and build capacity to absorb results.
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