BJORN WESTLINGJOHANNEBERG SCIENCE PARK


Björn Westling, M.Sc. Engineering Physics, is Director of SME Relations at Johanneberg Science Park. Björn has more than 10 years’ experience with knowledge transfer to SMEs. He has previously held management positions in several technology driven SME’s. Björn developed regional project "Industrial Dynamics” for innovation support to SMEs, winner of AER (Assembly of European Regions) Innovation Award 2009. He is former Board member Swedish Network of Innovation and Technology Transfer Support and member of Steering Committee of Inclusive Business Sweden. Björn has extensive experience as member and co-ordinator of Framework Programme and ERDF funded projects. Among other things, Björn is currently engaged in Gothenburg’s Lighthouse Project IRIS, Open Innovation and Sustainable Business initiatives.