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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 the meeting place for innovation and entrepreneurship at KTH. The building 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 400 teams with new ideas every year. Around 30% is deeptech; ideas based on advanced technology and research.
  • 75% of the teams we support want to contribute to sustainable development.
  • We have helped start over 400 companies that are active today.
  • We work actively for increased equality within the innovation system. 

Innovations from KTH


KTH Campus building underneath a blue sky

KTH Innovation opens up for collaboration with more players

In order to create even better opportunities for companies founded at KTH, KTH Innovation is now opening up for increased collaboration with more players.

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People walking over a sunny Stanford Camous

Meeting the global market

Silicon Valley and Munich got a visit from nine startups teams from Stockholm this fall. This is what the participants in the KTH Innovation Brighter program bring with them back to Sweden.  

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Funki receives a prize check and diploma as the winner of the Inission Award

Success for KTH startups

In the past month, startups and founders from KTH have been recognized with prizes, awards, and funding. Here are some of the teams that stood out, all founded by students, researchers and employees a...

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Three women. One is shaking the hand of someone outside the frame.
Plenty of handshakes took place at the first meeting for the teams in KTH Innovation's pre-incubator program. Klara Folke and Alva Allard (to the right) have founded Alterspace to make it easier to rent out empty office space. Kristina Hoang (to the left) is one of the founders of SecureTag, which wants to solve the problem of counterfeit and stolen luxury products on the second-hand market.

Large increase in AI startups at KTH Innovation

The accelerated development of artificial intelligence over the past year is clearly visible at KTH Innovation, with over 40% of startups entering the pre-incubator program utilizing AI to build their...

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