Silas Olsson experiences include works in industries, with work on management positions in Swedish (Telia Research) and International (Philips Medical Systems) companies in the field of medical technology, diagnostic and medical therapy systems, as well as with ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and eHealth and telemedicine related developments and applications.
Further on, Silas Olsson experiences includes works in the Swedish Research Institutes Sector as Manager of International Cooperation, eHealth sector, at RISE. RISE belongs to the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden.
International works includes EU and European level Affairs (2001-2011 in Brussels) with works on administration and management of European R&D and Innovation programs in the field of Health ICT, as Project Officer, European Commission; as Acting Director, Ambient Assisted Living Joint Program (AALJP); and, as Program Manager and Special Advisor, VINNOVA, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems,
Currently, Silas Olsson is working as advisor and consultant (HealthAccess) in the field of eHealth as an enabler for innovation in health and care, EU research & innovation programs and projects, and International collaboration with special focus on challenges and opportunities in the area of Demographic Ageing.
Silas Olsson research background includes Health Services research and Health Technology Assessment. Silas has published about 150 articles, reports and book chapters, in the fields of Health Services research, Health Technology Assessment, Telemedicine, eHealth, and Policy related work regarding ICT enabling solutions in the Health Sector. He has lectured in a substantial number of conferences and seminars in Europe, Asia and in the US.