Anna Nilsson Vindefjärd, PhD, MBA
Founder and Secretary General of Research!Sweden
Anna Nilsson Vindefjärd is the founder and Secretary General of Research!Sweden. She has a PhD in Medical Innovation and is an elected member of the Swedish government´s expert group on life science. Anna Nilsson Vindefjärd is also an elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and is frequently engaged as a speaker and has written several articles in peer-reviewed journals, reports and book-chapters.
Anna Nilsson Vindefjärd is a science policy expert who has performed research and policy-work within the field of medical innovation and organization since 1996. She has a proven record of building effective networks in complex systems, as well as influencing and providing strategic advice at the most senior levels within government, academia and business.
Previous positions include Science Attaché at the Swedish Embassy in Washington DC and Director of Research & Innovation Policy at the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Helena Ströberg, M.Sc., Business Development. “I am passionate about creating opportunities so that players in the life science industry become more successful, thus contributing to growth in our region as well as in Sweden.”