About Pia Ridderby
Pia Ridderby is head of ORU Innovation Arena, which is part of the department for communication and collaboration.
ORU Innovation Arena is a meeting place for academia, companies, the public sector and society. The idea with the arena is to contribute to knowledge-based societal development through collaboration and innovation, which has a clear connection to the university’s vision of leading towards a knowledge-driven society, and the university’s strategic goals for 2018–2022.
In the arena, the meeting place Social Innovation (MSI) is implemented, which aims to create meeting arenas to promote social innovation and social entrepreneurship.
As head of ORU Innovation Arena, Pia Ridderby is responsible for student collaboration and entreprenurship.
Pia Ridderby has studied PR Management and Marketing at Berghs School of Communication as well as is trained in leading innovation processes. She has previously studied pedagogy at the advanced level at Örebro University after receiving her teaching degree at the Teacher Training College in Stockholm and Stockholm University. She has worked with educational matters since 2006.