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KTH Innovation

Impact through innovation

With support from KTH Innovation your idea gets the best possible conditions to grow.

Welcome to KTH Innovation #itallstartshere

We welcome everyone who has an idea to develop, an exciting research result, is curious about innovation and entrepreneurship, or wants to contribute to innovation at KTH. 

Since 2007, we have met over 4000 teams with new ideas and developed an internationally recognized innovation support process.

KTH Innovation is characterized by a combination of creativity and process orientation. We aim to inspire to entrepreneurship at KTH, and we are particularly good at supporting ideas based on advanced, research-based technology, so-called deeptech.

Our support is open to all teams led by students, researchers and employees at KTH.

You can contact us at any time. We welcome new ideas all year round!

The best time to try is here at KTH. 

Current opportunities

Visit us at Teknikringen 1 

Sundar Pichai and Danica Kragic in conversaton on stage

This is Teknikringen 1

Teknikringen 1 is open for everyone every weekday from 07.30-16.30. Here, you will find:

  • Plenty of space to work or develop your idea
  • Makerspace, production studio, and co-working space
  • Frequent events, workshops and plenty of opportunities to meet others interested in innovation

Image: Google's CEO Sundar Pichai and KTH professor Danica Kragic at Teknikringen 1, spring 2023.

Innovations from KTH

Logotypes of KTH Innovation alumni companies

KTH Innovation in numbers

  • KTH Innovation meets over 400 teams with new ideas every year. Around 30% is deeptech; ideas based on advanced technology and research.
  • 80% of the teams we support want to contribute to sustainable development.
  • We have helped start over 450 companies.
  • We work actively for increased equality within the innovation system. 

Innovations from KTH


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Yanmiao Fan, a researcher at the KTH Department of Fiber and Polymer Technology has teamed up with KTH alumnus Yizhou Zhang to launch Vasol Tech, a solar power unit with innovative design. Here seen taking a selfie with their business development coach Eva Halén.

15 new teams enter the pre-incubator program

Fifteen new teams have started their year in the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program. From a marketplace for recycled building materials to the treatment of autoimmune diseases: here is Batch 19!

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New scholarship for young, entrepreneurial KTH students

A new scholarship by KTH Innovation and the Grosshandelssocieteten foundation within Stockholm's Borgerskap will support and promote young, entrepreneurial individuals from KTH.

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Ten health innovations from KTH

Every year, researchers and students at KTH develop innovative solutions to improve human health. Here are 10 health innovations from KTH, from hormone-free birth control to AI solutions for mental he...

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Five people in a workshop
Donnie Lygonis is a business development coach and innovation strategist at KTH Innovation. After KTH's innovation model KTH Innovation Readiness Levels was released under a Creative Commons license in 2021, he has traveled around the world to meet the high demand.

KTH's innovation model tested for implementation in Rwanda

Hi Viktor Olsson! Donnie Lygonis from KTH Innovation and you are in Rwanda this week for meetings with actors from the country's innovation system and to discuss whether the country could implement KT...

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