The Foundation is the owner of the university Chalmers. Of the task follows that the Foundation appoints the University board and tries responsibility for this. The mandate also includes promoting and encouraging the continuous development of Chalmers. The Foundation is the ultimate guarantor that the University fulfills its commitments to the government and other key stakeholders. The Foundation's capital is the financial base for the foundation's mission.
As a foundation university, Chalmers has the ability to own companies and conclude contracts in a way that is not possible for state universitys. From the diagram above shows the Chalmers Group structure with both companies and foundations. Some companies are wholly owned subsidiaries, while others are owned, such as Lindholmen Science Park AB which is owned by several companies but with Chalmers and City of Göteborg as the largest shareholders.
Read more about the foundation:
* A decade as a foundation university