Helena Malmqvist is Head of External Research Collaboration for ABB AB in Sweden. Helena is coordinating the external research activities for ABB Sweden, i.e. all co-operations with universities and institutes and EU projects.
She is involved in co-operations with all major universities in Sweden and is active within several Swedish external funding agencies such as Vinnova, Swedish Research Council, and Swedish Foundation for Research. Helena also has an active part in Teknikföretagens RoD reference group.
Prior to this position, Helena has held several management positions within ABB AB, Corporate Research and also worked in the steel and pulp and paper industry.