2000/2011 Setting up and develop the clusterorganisatin Paper Province in Värmland Sweden
For 11 years I was the cluster manager at the cluster organization The Paper Province. From starting the cluster initiative with 7 companies and 5 municipalities to over one hundred companies in the pulp and paper industry in Värmland, Sweden. Read more about Paper Province at www.paperprovinvce.com
2013/2017 Setting up Karlstad Innovation Park
Prepared and set up Karlstad Innovation Park.
(Was hired as a part time CEO for three years until June 2017) www.karlstadinnovationpark.se
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Innovation Norway, international Cluster Expert
Participation in the expert panel for the NCE and Arena applications 2017 for the
Norwegian national cluster program. #norwegianinnovationclusters
2017 WS Paper Province
Prepared and implemented a two-day workshop regarding cooperation in research and business in two regions in Sweden. #paperprovince
2017 Peer Review TCI/CLUSTERS3eu, international Cluster Expert
Peer Review in Lubelskie regarding cluster strategies and RIS3 implementations in the Lubelskie region in eastern Poland. Two full days as an international expert of the peer review sessions together with Ines Sagrario, Competitiveness. #CLUSTERS3
2017 Innovation Norway, international Cluster Expert
Participation in the expert panel for the NCE applications 2017 for the Norwegian national cluster program. #norwegianinnovationclusters
2017 On behalf of the Swedish Growth Agency, contribute to the development of a Kluster program and S3 pilot for Sweden starting in the fall of 2018
Together with Professor Örjan Sölvell, Ivory Tower AB, we conducted a cluster study for a forthcoming Swedish cluster program and S3 pilot 2018.
2017/2018 on the behalf of Si Swedish Institute, development of the Baltic Leadership Programme for Cluster Managers. Developing Strategy tools and Skills for International (Cluster to Cluster) Collaboration – training programme. Programme
2017 coaching the custer manager at Norwegian Fashion Hub in Oslo, Norway Norwegian Fashion Hub
2017/2018 redesigning the cluster strategy for Region Värmland
From cluster strategy to cluster programme
2018 coaching the custer manager at Betong och Byggarbeid i Arktisk Klima, Norway Betongklyngen i Narvik
2018 SIVA, as an international expert evaluating the applications to the Norwegian Katapult-centre program
Acting as an international expert in the panel who evaluated the applications to the Norwegian Katapult-centre program. Siva.no
2018 Reconstructing Bergsskolan in Filipstad, Sweden
In Q1-Q3, on behalf of Jernkontoret, I participated in the restart of the new Education Foundation Bergsskolan in Filipstad. Bergsskolan
Together with Professor Örjan Sölvell, Ivory Tower AB, contributes to the development of a Swedish cluster program and S3 pilot on behalf of the Swedish Agency for Growth.After an announcement, the Swedish Growth Agency has selected 22 clusters for the cluster platform S3 pilot. The S3 pilot will further strengthen the skills of clusters and thereby support the development of companies. All selected clusters are prioritized in accordance with the regions’ smart specialization strategies. Klusterprogram och S3 Pilot
2018 Cluster cooperation in East Sweden
Coordernating the project and develop tools and methods for regional cluster collaboration in internationalization processes, in collaboration between the cluster initiatives and organisations Automation Region in Västerås, Innovative Materials Arena, IMA in Linköping and Alfred Nobel Science Park / 3DTC in Karlskoga.
2018 On behalf of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)
Covering the Cluster Week in Denmark as a rapporteur covering the Danish Future Week. The aim is to supporting transnational/cross-regional and sectoral/cross-sectoral linkages within the EU as well as collecting feedback on our initiatives from our stakeholders.
2019 Additive Manufacturing – Resourse Center for Additive Manufacturing.
Acting as project coordinator to lead a feasibility study in the field of Additive Manufacturing and produce the basis for future applications in the area. The project takes place in collaboration between IUC Stål & Verkstad and Alfred Nobel Science Park
2019 – 2020 Participating in the S3 Pilot training and experience exchange course as lecturer.
About what clusters, cluster initiatives and cluster organisations is about. Second session about communication and third session about cluster and cluster strategy.
2019 – 2020 RCFAM – project development.
As project manager being responsible for the RCFAM project to develop a tool (AMAP) for SMF to analyze and understand possibilities and business opportunities in the area of AM/3DP production.
2019 – 2020 Training and experience exchange course as lecturer.
On behalf of Skellefteå Science City and together with Professor Örjan Sölvell, we conducted two separate cluster courses, in Umeå and Skellefteå during the autumn / winter 19/20
2020 AM project development
The assignment intends to develop the AMAP tool and test it on companies as a digital support for strategic production development with the help of AM / 3D Printning. The client is the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. The work takes place in collaboration between IUC S&V – Värmland, ANSP – Karlskoga, RISE and Region Örebro.
2020 – 2021 Test bed Industrial Wood building
The assignment is intended to constitute process support within the framework of the project (TiT Tillverka i trä) Manufacture in Wood on behalf of Fyrstads Kommunförbund, Innovatum in Trollhättan, Högskolan Väst, Steneby Miljön and Valand / HDK. There are two different WP, WP 1 to develop a cluster initiative in the Wood Building Industry sector in industri in the Västra Götaland region Industrial Woodbuilding, and WP 2 to establish a test bed related to the sector.
2021 – Industriråd Värmland, YcI
The project aims to take further results and lessons learned from previous projects linked to the Värmland Industry Council and the work within the Värmland Technical College. The aim is to evaluate previous initiatives, overall develop work model and structure, review long-term financing for the continued development and implementation work.