On November 22, 2011, H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended the Anders Wall lecture held at the University of Uppsala.
Anders Wall lectures are arranged by Uppsala University, Anders Wall Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship and student organization Entrepreneurs Academy. The lecture has become Sweden’s most comprehensive meeting between students and industry. The purpose of the lecture is to encourage entrepreneurial spirit among students, researchers and teachers in Uppsala University’s various faculties.
This year was the 8th Anders Wall lecture and the keynote speaker was Percy Barnevik. Other speakers included Gustav Söderström of Spotify, Jane Walerud and Ashkan Pouya and Saeid Esmaeilzadeh from the company, Serendipity Innovations.
During the event, Crown Princess Victoria presented the Anders Wall Scholarship to Johan Bengtsson, a medical student at the University of Uppsala.
Later on in the afternoon, the heir to the Swedish throne attended the Polhem Prize held at the Technical Museum in Stockholm. Whilst at the ceremony Crown Princess Victoria presented the top prize to “… engineer and inventor, George Psaros, for his research in anesthesia and respiratory systems care…”
To view photos from the Polhem Prize event please click here.
Sources and photo courtesy of: Kungahuset and Svensk Damtidning