The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) is an independent academy with a mission to promote engineering, economic sciences and the advancement of business and industry for the benefit of society. This is done by being an open  and transboundary forum, building bridges between the research, business and political spheres.

IVA invites the diplomatic community in Stockholm to learn more about its activities and engagements. Focus areas for the academy, as well as progress within the Swedish research and technology community will be presented and followed by a reception.


· Welcome remarks Ms. Elin Elliot, Head of International Affairs
· What is IVA? Technological Progress – highlights from Swedish research and innovation Ms. Tuula Teeri, President of IVA
· Sweden as a Knowledge Super Power

Mr. Martin Wikström, Director World-Class Knowledge

Ms. Maja Neiman, Project Manager Junior Academy

· Fuel the Economy Mr. Johan Carlstedt, Director Industry and Enterprise of the Future
· IVA as a Bridgebuilder – the energy challenge as an example Mr. Karin Byman, Director Climate–Resources–Energy
· Engineering a Better future – Technology Leap and Work Leap Ms. Alexandra Ridderstad, Head of Technology Leap and Work Leap


Date: Thursday, 6 February 2020
Time: 15:00 – 17:00

For more information and RSVP please email