Professor Patric Eriksson
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation
Patric joined Falmouth University in 2020 as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation. As Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation, Patric is leading the 2030 Research & Innovation Strategy across the University.
Patric has been a Visiting Professor of Innovation at Falmouth University since 2014. He has a background in research, entrepreneurship and corporate venturing. He has spent most of his professional life developing regional, national and international Innovation ecosystems that connect universities, start-ups, traditional industries, and society.
Patric is the founder of Gothia Science Park and Incubator, and co-founder of Sweden Game Arena and Skaraborg Invest, a regional seed fund for start-ups.
The Science Park is one of Sweden’s most successful university-based innovation environments and business incubators, and received the European Enterprise Development Award from the European Union in recognition of its achievements.