Sweden has appointed a new Regional Contact Point, Ms. Annika Blomster from Region Västerbotten. She is replacing Bernt Vedin, who is retiring.
Annika Blomster currently holds a position as Project Coordinator at Region Västerbotten, the unit for funding and project support. Her job is to provide support in initiating and carrying out EU-funded projects. Her tasks can be divided into three parts:
- Information - providing information about funding opportunities in research and development
- Development - being proactive and trying to find opportunities for the target group
- Project management - hands on help from the beginning to the end of the project cycle
Annika was previously (since 2005) employed as a controller at the EU-project office at the County Council of Västerbotten. This function was taken over by Region Västerbotten in January 2011, and since then she has worked there as a Project Coordinator.
Before 2005, Annika was working as a project manager in various international projects (EU-funded and national) at the Swedish Trade Council and Vindeln Development Agency.
Ms. Annika Blomster
EU Project Office
Norrlands University Hospital
901 85 Umeå
Tel: +46 90 785 87 02
Mobile: +46 70 302 79 40