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 you sign your first customer. Right now, you can apply to three of KTH Innovation’s programs and get extra support to develop your idea. Read on to compare our programs!

For the KTH researcher with a lot to do

Test Drive Deeptech  fits the KTH researcher with a tight schedule who’s interested in entrepreneurship and creating impact from your research. In five evening workshops, this program helps you evaluate your idea’s potential in a program tailored for advanced technology. KTH Innovation runs the program together with the incubator Sting

About the program

Program: Test Drive Deeptech

Level: Light

Deadline: January 26th, 2020

Scope: Five evening workshops.

After the program you’ll:

  • Have more insight into your idea’s potential
  • Know the next steps for your project  
  • Have learned about entrepreneurship and commercialization

Read more and apply to Test Drive Deeptech here

When you want to learn more about entrepreneurship

If you want to learn more about entrepreneurship, the Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Program  is the program for you! You’ll get to talk about your project with mentors who have experience in successfully starting and growing their own companies, and take part in an educational program developed by KTH Executive School. You’ll also get 70 000 SEK in funding.

About the program

Program: Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Program

Level: Medium 

Deadline: January 31st, 2020

Scope: Four full day workshops and four individual lunch meetings with mentors

After the program you’ll :

  • know more about entrepreneurship and commercialization

  • have gained new insights about your way forward

  • have taken steps towards the market
  • have made use of the funding to develop your project

"I would definitely recommend others to apply, especially if you are a researcher at KTH. We’ve had huge takeaways from the Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Program, and expecially the mentor meetings were fantastic."

- Károly Szipka, PhD student in Industrial Production, KTH

Read more and apply to the Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Program here

When you're ready to go for it

In one year, The KTH Innovation pre-incubator program  will bring you a long way. It’s our most intensive program, but it will give you results! The goal is to find your first customer and to have your first product or service ready for launch. During one year, you and the other teams in the program will meet for weekly lunch-workshops on topics that develop your startup project and your entrepreneurial skills. You’ll also get access to office space 24/7 in KTH Innovation’s new house, and get the chance to pitch for a 250 000 SEK investment from KTH Holding.

About the program

Program: The KTH Innovation pre-incubator program

Level: More intense

Deadline: February 12th, 2020

Scope: One year of weekly workshops 

After the program you’ll:

  • have taken large steps in the development of your project

  • have found your first customer or launched your first product or service

  • have become part of a supportive community and have grown your network
  • know more about entrepreneurship and commercialization

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 Apostar , Batch 8 of the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program.

Read more and apply to the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program here.

Not ready to join a program yet?

If you’re just looking for some feedback on your idea or the potential of a research result, you’re always welcome to reach out to KTH Innovation. You never have to apply for our support. Get in touch with us by following this link or sending an email to  

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Last changed: Jan 21, 2020