The KTH Innovation pre-incubator program aims to support early stage, tech-based KTH projects with the potential of becoming viable companies. More than 150 companies have passed the program, where KTH students, employees and researchers get free-of-charge support to verify and develop a viable business concept across key areas.
Apply to the KTH Innovation pre-incubator Program
Application to Batch 10 of the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program is now open! Apply by September 4th, 2019.
What's included in the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program?
We have developed a program that gives you the support you need, when you need it. Together with 10-15 other projects, you get:
Business coaching: you get a dedicated coach supporting your startup journey. A higher priority and extra support and focus.
Structured process: we provide you with structure and guidance. Together we set clear goals to make sure you work with the right things. Evaluation sessions after each phase. Read more about the phases here.
Community and office space: we provide free office space access 24/7. You sit in a supportive community with other entrepreneurs. Regular networking events.
Workshops and training: regular workshops and training on relevant topics.
Commercial support: you get access to all KTH Innovation resources, e.g. access to funding, patent attorney, lawyer specialized in IP, our networks etc.
The KTH Innovation pre-incubator program is tailored to ideas with the potential to become viable companies. You've come a bit further in the development of your idea, and have the ambition and will to accelerate your development and focus more intensely on your idea. During twelve months you follow a program including both volontary and mandatory elements.
In addition to KTH Innovation's regular support, accepted cases get office space on campus, weekly training workshops, extra business development support, and a place in KTH Innovation's supportive community.
Don't feel ready to apply just yet? Contact KTH Innovation and we'll help you get started with the development of your idea.
Book a meeting with us here!
Our support is free, completely confidential, and we take no equity.
What others say about the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program
Since the start of the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program, over 150 startup projects have been accepted to the program, all founded by students, researchers and employees at KTH. 80% of the projects that enter the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program achieve successful exits.
Known alumni include the logistics company Airmee, optimizing last-mile delivery based on KTH research; the deep-tech company Manomotion, developing hand-tracking technology; and the student-founded organization Help to Help, crowdfunding education for people in Tanzania.
The accessibility and convenience of KTH Innovation has been a key factor for me to be able to realize my visions while studying. If you are considering applying to the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program, there are no arguments against it!
Filip Hildebrandt, Founder of
, one of the projects in Batch 5 of the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program.
The program gives you structure, so it’s easy to know what your next step is. Your chance of succeeding increases so much when you are supported by KTH Innovation. We really recommend everyone to apply to KTH Innovation’s pre-incubator program.
Fredrik Sebek, Taraneh Shojaei and Oliver Petri, founders of
, Batch 8 of the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program.