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European Innovation Council

Fredrik Hörstedt

EIC Ambassador, EIC pilot Advisory Board Member 

Hoerstedt Fredrik


Vice President at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

In addition, he serves as a member on multiple boards in private and public organisations. He has held leading roles in multiple societal sectors and been Deputy Director General at Vinnova, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, and Vice President of Innovation and Utilisation at Chalmers University of Technology where he lead the establishment of Chalmers Ventures, a globally top-ranked business incubator.

He has been CEO and President of a Research Technology Organisation, and Deputy CEO of a privately held company. He is a previous member of the EIC Pilot Advisory Board and the Future and Emerging Technologies Advisory Group of the European Commission. He is a frequent speaker and panelist on technology and innovation policies and strategies.