Speaker Bio & Abstract

Mats Bergh President & CEO
Johanneberg Science Park

BiographyMats Bergh is the President/CEO of Johanneberg Science Park. He holds an M. Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Semiconductor Electronics, both from the Chalmers University of Technology. Mats have through his different previous positions gained broad experience in the defense and space industry, automotive and transport, engineering, telecommunications, energy, and urban development. Besides experiences in teaching and research at the university level, he has been a Director at the Chalmers University of Technology with a special focus on developing industrial collaborations, fundraising organizations, and activities. Before his current position Mats was Vice President of RISE Holding, an owner company of several Swedish research institutes and a part of the Swedish Ministry of Finance. It is of utmost importance to him to always work with the perspective of sustainable community development.AbstractJohanneberg Science Park - a catalyst for sustainable urban developmentHow do we create broad collaborative initiatives and work actively to establish new demonstration facilities We carried out research projects while developing a vibrant collaborative environment with premises and services that attract companies, researchers, students, and the general public. This paper will discuss the activities and strategies deployed to strengthen the region's attractiveness, competitiveness, and growth potential.