The Elekta Foundation is a Swedish philanthropic organization that was officially inaugurated on 25 January 2022 at EXPO2020 in Dubai.

Elekta Foundation launched on World Cancer Day

The Elekta Foundation operates under the rules of the Swedish Foundations Act (Stiftelselagen) and is governed by the County Administrative Board (Länsstyrelsen).

Founding stages

July 2022

Rwanda pilot started

February 2022

Education and training programs started

January 2022

Received application and launched at Expo 2020 Dubai to celebrate World Cancer Day

November 2021

Submitted application

Late September 2021

Elekta Board formed of Cecilia Wikström, Chair (Member of the Board of Elekta), Larry Leksell (Chair of Elekta) and Tomas Puusepp (former CEO of Elekta). Lacy Hubbard announced as the President of Elekta Foundation

August 2021

At its Annual General Meeting on August 25, Elekta’s shareholders approve the Board of Directors’ proposal to establish the Elekta Foundation