Pia Sandvik

Pia Sandvik is the Chairperson of RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. Pia Sandvik has been a member of the Board of RISE since 2009. She was CEO of the insurance company Länsförsäkringar Jämtland and has previously served as Vice-Chancellor at Luleå University of Technology. Pia Sandvik has an MSc from Linköping University and is PhD and Associate Professor in quality management.
A few facts about Pia
• Pia Sandvik, born in 1964, Board Chair of RISE AB, board member since 2009.
• Previously President of Länsförsäkringar Jämtland. Prior to that she was Vice-Chancellor of Luleå University of Technology.
• M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Linköping University, PhD and Associate Professor in quality technology.
• Board member of Länsförsäkringar AB, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SP and Akademiska Hus, and member of IVA’s Business Council.
• One of four members of the Swedish government’s advisory board with the mission to strengthen Sweden’s new industrialisation.

CEO, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

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Annual Conference

The EARTO Annual Conference 2017 will explore new ways and ideas on how RTOs can further contribute to increasing Europe's innovation capabilities and will look at what are the challenges hindering EU's innovation potential and how RTOs, industry, National and EU policy makers can work together towards more growth and jobs in Europe.

About the event

A 2-day Conference
March 29-30, 2017

Conference venue: 

Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
Arabellastrasse 5
81925 Munich




For general information about the conference, please contact us at:

Luisa Knabe International Business Development Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

luisa.knabe[at]zv.fraunhofer.de +49 (0)89 1205-7327 Hansastrasse 27c 80686 Munich Germany