Edris Safavi, PhD
Dr. Edris Safavi is an expert in the field of Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Product Development and Optimization. He is currently working as a senior engineer and project manager at the Swedish aerospace engineering company SAAB. He has several years of experience as university teacher, researcher and engineer collaborating with universities such as Linköping and Florianopolis as well as high tech companies including ABB, Siemens, National Instrument and Minesto. As a serial entrepreneur himself, he has valuable experience in starting up successful new businesses in various industries such as food, technology and IT. He has been nominated for various innovation awards including West Sweden Award (2014), Sustainable company of Sweden Award (2015), and Novel Food Prize of Sweden (2016). He has received the prestigious Innovation Award in eco-friendly products from the Swedish Royal Family and Sweden Trade Bank “Handelsbanken” (2017). He is responsible for Research and Development at Aptevoke.