Malin Rosqvist is program strategist for the Strategic Innovation Program PiiA, Process Industrial IT & Automation. PiiA is one out of 17 Innovation programs in Sweden, funded by Vinnova, the Swedish Innovation Agency. PiiA started out in 2013 and has so far launched more than 160 research and innovation projects, supporting digitalization and development in Swedish process industry, in total an effort of about 70 MEUR.
As program strategist, Malin works with development of the program and with all sectors of the process industry. A large number of projects in the portfolio are related to mines and mining. Malin has 20 years of experience from collaboration and partnerships between industry and academia, in positions ranging from industrial sales to research management. Malin is also engaged in industrial competence and active in several initiatives both in Sweden and in Europe. Recent activities are collaborations with the Digital SME Alliance and Skills4Industry Strategy – vision and solutions for a massive skills upgrade of the European workforce to bring skills to the heart of EU industrial policy.