Bo Bäckström

Digital assistive systems for employees with cognitive disabilities

The Institute for Research, Training and Careers (GBB – Gesellschaft für Forschung, Bildung und Beruf e.V.) was founded in 1986 by a consortium of experts and professionals in the field of vocational education. GBB has executed numerous projects for national and international organizations and possesses many years of experience in international cooperation in vocational education. The goal is to guarantee highly qualified training in close cooperation with universities, vocational training institutions and companies. GBB supports companies in the process of recruiting skilled and motivated people.

Bo Bäckström, Head of Innovation at the Institute for Research, Training and Careers (GBB – Gesellschaft für Forschung, Bildung und Beruf e.V.) in Dortmund, Germany, is project manager in two German projects, in which new digital assistance systems are being tested in order to create more jobs for disabled persons. Bo has 20 years of experience in leading positions in an international industrial group and works as innovation management consultant.

The Lead the Way conference in Stockholm, 28-30 of May 2018.