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Fredrika Gullfot

Founder & CEO - Simris Alg

 

Fredrika Gullfot is the founder and CEO of Simris Alg, a pioneering agribusiness growing algae in Southern Sweden. Simris' production plant is one of the world’s largest and most modern algae farms for the production of omega-3 oils from algae, as a premium and sustainable alternative to fish oil. Simris is listed on the Nasdaq First North stock exchange and has been listed as one of Sweden's hottest new companies in tech by Swedish business media. 

Gullfot holds a PhD in Biotechnology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Her professional history spans over a variety of industries, including investment banking, national security, entertainment and telecom. She is the first female awarded with the Swedish Chemical Engineering Prize (2014), and is a 2015 WIRED Innovation Fellow appointed by Wired UK as one of 12 innovators with the potential to change the world. She considers herself a 'green capitalist' and is a passionate advocate for bio-based solutions as key technologies for a sustainable future.