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  • Digital kickoff for 17 new KTH startups

    17 new startup projects have joined the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program. Yesterday, they met for the first time in a digital kick-off
    Published Mar 18, 2020

    Seventeen teams have joined the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program. Yesterday, they met for the first time in a digital kick off. From a simulation ...

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  • The Brighter program helps startups succeed internationally

    A few of the Brighter program participants in New York last fall. Back row from left to right: Jasmin Sabir from the startup Ellure, Meysam Sadegh, from Noteful, Emelie Jin and Alexander Jakobsen from Waves and Vegas Simbelis from Art Value. Front row from left to right: Selah Li from Ellure and Patarawan Ongkasuwan from Art Value. Photo: Lisa Bäckman
    Published Mar 04, 2020

    KTH Innovation's Brighter program brings startups to international innovation environments where they learn what it's like to operate on a global mark...

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  • KTH behind 17 of Sweden's 100 most innovative research projects

    Anna Kramers is Program Director of Mista SAMS, one of the projects on IVA's 100-list
    Published Mar 02, 2020

    Seventeen of the most innovative research projects in Sweden have KTH origins. Today, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) publishe...

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  • Searching for solutions

    KTH Innovation has just moved into the Red Cross's college premises on the KTH Campus. Lisa Ericsson looks forward to a new meeting place for innovation. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Feb 21, 2020

    Lisa Ericsson launched KTH Innovation almost 15 years ago. In this time she has seen new ideas take off and the Swedish innovation wonder emerge.Every...

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  • When machines become their own doctors

    Károly Szipka
    Károly Szipka with the custom built testbed for sensors.
    Published Feb 12, 2020

    What if advanced production equipment such as industrial robots and machine tools could report its health status and deviations that could lead to qua...

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  • Cellulose technology enables swift scaling up of cotton recycling enterprise

    The Re:newcell founders, from left, KTH Professor Mikael Lindström, Christofer Lindgren, Malcolm Norlin and KTH Professor Gunnar Henriksson
    Published Feb 12, 2020

    Ethanol production was the aim when two KTH Royal Institute of Technology professors first developed their method for breaking down plant cellulose ab...

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  • Algae to make cows more climate-friendly

    This is the algae that can reduce cows' greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80 percent.
    Published Feb 10, 2020

    If cows were a country, they would rank 3rd in greenhouse gas emissions, but by feeding them a special type of algae you can reduce their emissions by...

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  • 3D-printed lipstick in 60 seconds

    Ellure won the pitch competition in New York. Picture: SACCNY
    Published Jan 30, 2020

    Meet Ellure, the KTH startup that can print a lipstick in your perfect color in just a minute. Here’s the story of how they managed to land a New York...

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  • KTH technology aims to drastically reduce CO2 emissions from the steel industry

    Rutger Gyllenram and Peter Samuelsson won the KTH Innovation Challenge Going Climate Neutral for their idea FerroSilva, the Iron Forest.
    Published Jan 28, 2020

    With a method using gasified biomass, this team wants to reduce CO2 emissions from steel production with up to 100 times. - We hope our method can c...

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  • The future of green batteries in development at KTH

    Published Jan 24, 2020

    Imagine a future where batteries can be made from biomaterials, be charged within seconds, and are so clean they can simply be tossed in the trash whe...

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  • Three KTH Innovation programs you can apply to right now

    Published Jan 21, 2020

    One program that gives you a mentor from a successful tech company, one that helps you find the potential impact in your research, and one that helps ...

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  • Mentorship that matters

    The teams in Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Program 2019
    Published Dec 10, 2019

    “At KTH, we know how to develop great technology, but when it comes to the business side of things there are often a lot of puzzle pieces missing” say...

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  • Join a startup at THS Armada

    Imagilabs wants to make coding fun for teenage girls. They're one of the startups you'll meet at Armada.
    Published Nov 15, 2019

    We've teamed up with the organizers of THS Armada to arrange Startup Arena by KTH Innovation, your best chance this year to join one of Stockholm's mo...

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  • The Brighter Program takes off

    Published Oct 25, 2019

    The ten first teams in the KTH Innovation Brighter Program are getting ready to leave Sweden, for an intense week overseas. Come along!

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  • From virtual kitchens to satellite propulsion systems: here are the latest startup projects from KTH

    Amin Kazemzadeh is a researcher at the KTH Department of Protein Science. Together with Sandra Jernström from Karolinska Institute, he's founded Flexpenser. Photo by Anton Granh & Petter Elnerud
    Published Oct 16, 2019

    Yesterday, an exciting journey started for the fourteen new projects in the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program. Among the ideas are teams developing...

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  • KTH Innovation Challenge: Going climate neutral

    Published Oct 14, 2019

    By 2045, Sweden aims to achieve negative net emissions of greenhouse gases. Are you a KTH researcher with an idea or research result that can help red...

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  • Researchers solve key challenge in creating smaller sensors

    Different models of cell phones
    Atomically thin materials, so called 2D materials, could be the solution to build smaller sensors and electronic components that could for example be used in smartphones.
    Published Oct 11, 2019

    The technology in our ICT devices keeps getting smaller, and the question if we are approaching the limit of how small they can get keeps popping up. ...

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  • What venture capitalists look for

    Published Oct 11, 2019

    What does a leading venture capital firm look for before investing? Representatives from Lakestar, famous for their ability to handpick some of the mo...

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  • Seven sustainable innovations from KTH researchers

    Published Oct 04, 2019

    Research from KTH contributes to real and lasting change in society. Here are seven sustainable projects that have come through the doors of KTH Innov...

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  • The KTH spinoff with their sights set on Hollywood

    Mirko Lempert and Simon Alexanderson form the team behind Monocular
    Published Aug 30, 2019

    Collaboration between researchers from KTH and Stockholm University of the Arts give filmmakers new tools to create even better movies.

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