Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs visits Lars Samuelson and the Nanometer Structure Consortium.
Carl Bildt, Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited Lars Samuelson and the Nanometer Structure Consortium today. The reason for his visit was his interest in new technologies and innovations. The initative to the visit has come from Carl Bildt himself. The main focus was on nanotechnology, especially nanowire-based research and the spin-offs this has generated.
Part of the vist took place at the spin-off company GLO AB located in the Science Park Ideon. There was also a discussion about how to foster innovations and how to best create new companies from research excellence in a university environment, a discussion which also involved representatives from Lund University Innovation Systems, the Science Park Ideon and the Region Skåne.