Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2010
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Program October 29

When: October 29, 09.00-12.30
Where: Aulan Universitetshuset, Lund University, Paradisgatan 2, Lund (map)

08.30 Registration opens

09.00 Introduction

Magnus Aronsson, managing director, ESBRI

University interplay with business and society – regionally and globally

Per Eriksson, vice-chancellor, Lund University

Swedish - U.S. clean energy opportunities: mapping expertise, innovation, and renewables

Thomas Perry, senior analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Cleantech opportunities in city value chains

Håkan Knutsson, CEO, Sustainable Business Hub AB

10.15 Coffee break

10.45 State capitalism: your biggest potential clients may be a government institution or regulatory body. How do you manage that?

James Blom, managing director, Joyent

Resources to use when taking your company to the U.S. – or seeking opportunities there

Joanne Vliet, director, United States Commercial Service

How to finance your company in turbulent times

Clare Fairfield, managing director, Concerto Ventures

12.15 Concluding remarks

12.30 End of program


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Week Program

October 25
Stockholm, Forum day
Hotel Birger Jarl, Tulegatan 8
October 26
Stockholm, Seminar day
Hotel Birger Jarl, Tulegatan 8
October 27
Skellefteå, Forum day
Campus, Forumsalen, Laboratorgränd 13
October 29
Lund, Forum day
Aulan Universitetshuset, Lund University, Paradisgatan 2

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Esbri – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
U.S. Department of Commerce

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