In the public sector in general and in the exercise of official authority in particular, it is important that the public have intact confidence in the university as an authority and in individual teachers/officials.
KI:s duties include research, education and providing information about its activities and how scientific knowledge can be applied. In addition to its interest in openness and freedom in the research, the public also has a highly legitimate interest in the research that is conducted being able to be translated into different kinds of benefit. To be able to accomplish this, KI needs to interact with both trade and industry and society at large.
KI has a positive attitude to employees accepting assignments and being involved in activities outside Ki, within their respective fields of competence, provided that this takes place by mutual agreement and in accordance with the applicable regulatory framework. KI has drawn up new rules that are intended to facilitate handling of the regulatory framework.
Note that the information in the notification of a secondary occupation is treated in accordance with the GDPR.