Katarina has a background as B.Sc. Biomedical Scientist and + 30 Y as Project manager in several Industry fields. A +15 Y with Innovation management as Business Developer and CEO for patent-based Start-Ups in Global context. Since 2013 involved in building the consortium of EIT Raw Materials and 2016 employed as Business Developer Manger. Supporting Innovation Upscaling Projects and developing Accelerator programs for support and integration of Deep tech Startup companies.
Since May 2020, Katarina has a position as Global R&D Technology and Innovation Manager at Epiroc Drills AB Underground Division.
Responsibility to lead a global team, which has task to support R&D Underground division with Technology development, innovation management and coordination of external alliance programs/ projects such as Horizon 2020 and other initiatives with Academia, Industry partners and Organisations.