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LENNART SVENSSON

Representative of the Vanguard Initiative, Chairmen of the European Forum for Clusters in Emerging Industries

Panel discussion and Q&A session with the audience: 14/11 – 11:10 – 11:50

Since 2006 Lennart Svensson has been responsible for the process to develop an International Innovation Strategy for Skåne. He has been participating in the development of new methods for incubation, new business-center and a number of new cluster initiatives as Mobile Heights, Training Regions, Media Evolution and Pack Bridge.
Today he is member of the board of four of six clusters initiatives in Skåne. Between 2009 and 2011 he has, together with the actors, developed new systemic management environments as the Research and Innovation Council (FIRS) and a Soundingboard Innovation (SBI).
In 2011, Skåne completed the work on the International Innovation Strategy for Skåne. During the last year Lennart Svensson has been engaged in the development of a new cluster strategy focusing on open innovation and platforms. In late 2012 he was appointed as Chairperson of the European Forum for Clusters in Emerging Industries (EFCEI).