KTH, the engine of Swedish Innovation
KTH is the engine in the Stockholm innovation ecosystem, where people from all over the world gather to create solutions to global challenges. With support from KTH Innovation, new ideas and advanced technology get the best possible conditions to create real and lasting impact in society.
Sweden is considered one of the most technologically innovative countries in the world and Stockholm is consistently ranked as one of world’s most entrepreneurial, innovative and attractive cities.
KTH is one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge.
KTH Innovation: world-class innovation support
At the center of entrepreneurship at KTH is KTH Innovation, providing world-class support for new ideas from students, researchers and employees. We work closely with regional and international partners, with the mission of enabling more technology and knowledge from KTH to create impact in society.
We help you develop your ideas
At KTH Innovation, we support students, researchers and employees at KTH who want to develop an idea or create impact from your research. Our support is free, confidential, and we take no equity.
No matter if you have no experience of entrepreneurship, or if you feel you’ve got the hang of things, our support is for you.
Contribute to innovation projects from KTH
If you, your organization or your company want to contribute directly in innovation projects from KTH, there are several ways.
The teams that KTH Innovation supports often need to build a complete team, bring in consultants for shorter assignments, or secure funding or investment. By joining KTH Innovation’s networks, you’ll get regular updates on current openings.
Learn more about KTH Innovation
KTH Holding is a state-owned company investing in very early stage companies from KTH. KTH Holding invests and helps researchers and students to build companies from their ideas, research results and intellectual property rights (e.g patents).
KTH Innovation in numbers
- Since the start in 2007, we have supported over 4000 ideas from students, researchers and employees at KTH.
- In 2022, we met 364 teams with new ideas
- We have helped file over 600 patent applications
- We have helped start close to 400 companies that are still active today