Motiv: The King presents medals during IVA's formal gathering at Stockholm Concert Hall. Photo: Exray/Cecilia Österberg – IVA
On Friday 26 October, The King and Queen and Prince Daniel attended the formal gathering of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) at Stockholm Concert Hall.
The gathering was opened by IVA's President Leif Johansson. The King presented IVA's medals to Deputy Governor of the Riksbank Professor Lars E.O. Svensson, Professor Björn Fjaestad, Professor Carl Borrebaeck and Professor Maria Strömme. The gathering concluded with a talk by IVA's CEO Björn O. Nilsson on advances within research and technology. Musical entertainment was provided by singer Rigmor Gustafsson, pianist Tina Ahlin and trumpeter Filip Draglund. Find out more about the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences here.