Infrastructure is becoming increasingly important in research and education at Karolinska Institutet, in strategic-academic as well as financial terms. The role of Infrastructure Council is to coordinate resources and investments within KI, in relation to Region Stockholm as well as to national and international initiatives. Infrastructure Council reports formally to the Faculty Board and focuses for the moment mainly on research infrastructure.
Infrastructure Council is responsible for core-facilities and research equipment.
Infrastructure Council members will serve for three years.
Composition of the Infrastructure Council
Infrastructure Council is led by acting Vice President Anders Gustafsson and constitutes of members from both KI’s academic and administrative sectors, please see delegation rules at KI. Infrastructure Council is also at liberty to co-opt and engage additional members.
- Lars Frelin, Researcher
- Caroline Graff, Researcher
- Jorge Ruas, Researcher
- Ulrika Ådén, Researcher
- Hjalmar Brismar, Researcher
- Dinos Meletis, professor
- Lars-Arne Haldosén, Committee for Higher Education
- Magnus Nordenskjöld, Senior professor
- Annika Tibell, R&D Director at Karolinska University Hospital
- Johannes Wilbertz, Comparative Medicine
- Rikard Becker, Facilites director
- Erika Franzén, Deputy-chairperson of the Committee for Doctoral Education
The Infrastructure Council will receive central administrative support from the Faculty Office and International Relations. The aim is for the appointments to reflect a fair geographic spread and represent the interests of different parts of the organisation.
Minutes from the Infrastructure Committee are only available in Swedish.
Strategy for Karolinska Institutet's research infrastructure 2021 - 2024
Karolinska Institutet's vision - to drive the development of knowledge about life and work for better health for all - presupposes an increasing adaptation to cutting-edge technology and functional research infrastructure. The Committee for Research has therefore established a strategy for the work with core facilities and research infrastructure that applies until 2024 and is in line with the university's overall strategy, Strategy 2030.
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