His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, and Royal Technology Mission

May 5, 2017
The flag of Sweden flying at University Hall in honor of the King's visit

The King of Sweden led a 40-person Royal Trade Mission to the Boston area, the final leg of a week-long visit to the US to learn about innovation, technology, and the latest scientific advances at American universities. Following a short welcome with the University Marshal, the delegation heard presentations on engineering, innovation and technology development. Dr. Allen Counter, Honorary Consul for Sweden in Boston, acted as the royal delegation's host at Harvard.