Matilda Ernkrans to visit Hannover Messe and meet German Minister of Education and Research

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On Sunday 31 March, Minister for Higher Education and Research Matilda Ernkrans will travel to Germany to visit Hannover Messe, the world’s largest trade fair. Ms Ernkrans will meet Germany’s Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek and others.

Sweden is Partner Country of this year’s Hannover Messe and several Swedish higher education institutions and research institutes will be there to present their activities.

Ms Ernkrans will visit the fair and take part in a walkabout together with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany’s Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek. During the fair, there will also be a meeting between Ms Ernkrans and Ms Karliczek for talks on cooperation on research infrastructure, environment and climate research, innovation and artificial intelligence.

There will be time for an interview – please contact Sofia Johansson.

Selection of programme points

Sunday 31 March

18.00 Participation in opening event

Monday 1 April

09.00 Participation in opening of the Swedish pavilion

09.30 Participation in walkabout with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek

11.05 Visit to the Royal Institute of Technology’s stand, showcasing collaboration with the Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE)

12.45 Participation in roundtable talks with business representatives on collaboration between public authorities, academia and business

14.30 Visit to Chalmer’s University of Technology’s stand

16.15 Meeting with Mälardalen University and visit to the Swedish Exhibition Centre’s and Automation Region’s stands

Contact

Sofia Johansson
Political Adviser to Minister for Higher Education and Research Matilda Ernkrans
Mobile +46 72-208 97 87
email to Sofia Johansson