Poul Toft Frederiksen
As Head of Programme, Research and Learning, Poul Toft Frederiksen is responsible for project development and follow-up within the Foundation’s work with selected universities and STEM learning partners.
Poul Toft Frederiksen

Poul Toft Frederiksen, Head of Programme, Research and Learning.

Special competencies
  • Research; primarily but not exclusively technical research
  • Research policy
  • Technology transfer, university/industry collaborations
Curriculum Vitae
2018 – Head of Programme, Research and Learning, Grundfos Foundation
2008-2017 Senior Science Advisor/Principal Scientist, Grundfos Holding A/S
2006-2008 Research Manager, Grundfos Management A/S
2000-2006 Dept. head, Electronic Development, Grundfos Management A/S
1996-1999 Senior Engineer, Grundfos A/S
1992-1996 Development Engineer, Grundfos A/S
1991-1992 Design Supervisor, Alcatel Kirk Aerospace Systems Division
1989-1991 Development Engineer, Alcatel Kirk Aerospace Systems Division
1990 PhD (lic. techn.) Technical University of Denmark
Appointments and positions of trust
2023 – Member of Danmarks Forsknings- og Innovationspolitiske Råd (The Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy)
2020 – Board member, Naturvidenskabernes Hus
2020-2022 Chairman, the Council for Technology and Society of the Danish Academy of the Technical Sciences
2018 Kraks Blå Bog
2016 – Employer Contact Panel, Copenhagen University (Physics, Chemistry and Nanoscience)
2015-2019 Independent Research Fund Denmark | Technology and Production Sciences (Danish Ministry of Research)
2013 – Danish Academy of the Technical Sciences, and the academy think tank
2013-2018 Employer Contact Panel, Technical University of Denmark
2011-2014 Research evaluation committee, Industrial post-docs, Danish Advanced Technology Foundation
2010-2013 Board of Representatives, Technical University of Denmark
2008-2013 Industrial Ph.D. evaluation committee, Danish Ministry of Research (vice chairman 2011-13)
2005-2016 Advisory Board, Technical University of Denmark Electrical Engineering
1994-2002 Corps of censors, Danish electrical engineers’ educations
Year of birth