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September 12–13, 2024 Museumsquartier Wien

Emerging Technologies, Breakthrough Innovations – the Technology Talks 2024 in a brand new format for the first time in Vienna.

The New

Technology Talks

Sylvia Schwaag Serger

Vice-Chair

Council for research, science, innovation and technology development (FORWIT)

Sylvia Schwaag Serger is Chair of the Swedish Formas Research Council, a member of the Swedish AI Commission and a member of the expert group for the evaluation of Horizon Europe. From 2018 to 2021, she was Deputy Rector of Lund University and previously Head of International Cooperation at the Swedish innovation agency Vinnova. She has been engaged as a China and innovation expert by the European Commission, the OECD and the World Bank and was a member of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven's National Innovation Council and the Research Committee.
From 2015 to 2023, Sylvia Schwaag Serger was a member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development (RFTE), most recently its Chairwoman. Since November 2023, she has been Deputy Chair of the successor organization FORWIT - Council for Research, Science, Innovation and Technology Development.
From October 1, 2024, Sylvia Schwaag Serger will also become President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).

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