Matilda Bölling is a Ph.D. student at Innovation and Product Realization (School of Innovation, Design and Engineering), Mälardalen University. She has a Ph.Lic. in Economics from Uppsala University where she focused on public economics. She also has a BA in Statistics from Uppsala University. Her current research focuses on the collaboration between universities and society, and issues of how to evaluate and facilitate such collaboration i.e. from a gender perspective. She also works as a research and education officer at the Division of Education and Research Administration, Mälardalen University. Previously she worked at the Swedish Competition Authority.