Anna Eckerstig will be the new project development manager for GoCo Health Innovation City, the new health innovation cluster in Mölndal. Anna Eckerstig most recently comes from Chalmersfastigheter in the role of Deputy CEO, Sustainability Manager and Head of Unit. Now she will take on the responsibility for development and implementation of the real estate project with a focus on innovation and health.
The future health and innovation area GoCo Health Innovation City is a joint venture between Next Step and Vectura Fastigheter, in close collaboration with Astra Zeneca. The innovation area south of Gothenburg in Mölndal will attract researchers, entrepreneurs and talents from all over the world. The focus is on health, medical development and digital entrepreneurship. In the area's 100,000 square meters, there is room for 350 companies, housing, hotels and living green spaces.
Anna Eckerstig has over 30 years of experience from the real estate industry and further experience from sustainability work. Anna most recently comes from Chalmersfastigheter in the role of Deputy CEO, Sustainability Manager and Head of Unit. And before that as both project manager on the consultancy side at Ramböll and Hifab, as well as in production at Peab, Kraftbyggarna and NCC.
"Like many other companies that work with innovation, the challenge is to find the right talents. It is therefore with great pleasure that we welcome Anna Eckerstig to the organisation. With her experience and background in academia, project management and real estates, Anna is the perfect puzzle piece now when we enter this new phase in the project," says Peder Wahlgren, CEO of GoCo Development.
Anna starts her employment this autumn to take on the responsibility for development and implementation of the real estate project with a focus on innovation and health.
"GoCo Health Innovation City has in a short time created a buzz in the industry and their ambition is appealing to me. It feels fantastic to have gained the confidence and be part of the development journey. The buildings themselves are really just the basis to enable the actual meetings between people to take place," says Anna Eckerstig new Project Development Manager at GoCo Development.
"I am looking forward to a challenging role and to contribute with my knowledge to jointly develop an environment for health innovation," she adds.
The construction is already underway, and the first building will be a customised, modern laboratory building for Fujirebio, a Japanese world-leading cancer diagnostics development company. The property is 8,000 square meters and stands ready for the global company in August 2021.