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KTH Innovation Readiness Level Summit

Welcome to the inaugural KTH Innovation Readiness Level Summit at KTH in Stockholm.

Time: Thu 2024-06-27 12.00 - Fri 2024-06-28 14.00

Location: KTH Innovation, Teknikringen 1

Language: English

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About the event

Welcome to the inaugural KTH Innovation Readiness Level Summit. From Thursday lunch to Friday lunch, we welcome innovation professionals to take part in a program of keynotes, masterclasses and workshops.

Learn from your peers, showcase your own developments, and grow your network!

Registration for the event has now closed.

The KTH Innovation Readiness Level Model

The KTH Innovation Readiness Level™ is a complete framework for guiding idea development and assessing idea status across key dimensions. It provides structure and support for idea owners as well as coaches and managers in the development of an early stage idea to an innovation on the market.


Thursday 27 June

  • 12.00 – 13.00 Lunch & get-together
  • 13.00 – 13.15 Welcome to KTH Innovation: Lisa Ericsson , Head of KTH Innovation
  • 13.15– 13.55 Intro KTH IRL, past, present, and future: Donnie SC Lygonis , Innovation Strategist & Business Coach, KTH Innovation
  • 14.00 – 14.30 KTH IRL in the Global Change Award: Anna Dadfar, Business Coach & GCA Lead, KTH Innovation & Christiane Dolva, Strategy Lead Planet, H&M Foundation
  • 14.30 - 15.00 Fika
  • 15.00– 15.50 The 2024 KTH IRL Update; BRL & FRL; Daniel Carlsson, Business Development Coach, KTH Innovation
  • 16.00 – 16.45 Community experience sharing, best practices and key learnings, led by Eva Halén, Business Development Coach, KTH Innovation
  • 16.45 - 17.00 – Wrap up of day 1
  • 19.00 – 22.00 Voluntary boat trip with dinner

Friday 28 June

  • 09.00 – 10.00 Community experience sharing; which tools suit which levels, led by Donnie SC Lygonis, KTH Innovation
  • 10.00 – 10.30 How Vekstpartner in Norway has adopted the KTH IRL: Atle Riskedal, Business Developer,
  • 10.30– 11.00 Fika
  • 11.00 – 11.30 A sneak peak of the digital Brazilian KTH IRL web portal: Carlos AG Veras Gurgel, Director of the Science and Technology Park, PCTec-UnB, University of Brasilia.
  • 11.30 – 12.00 Wrap up and reflections, KTH Innovation team
  • 12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
  • End


Cost for the conference is 3000 SEK per person. The cruise including dinner is an additional 600 SEK per person.

Participants need to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses, but we can recommend hotels.

Registration & cancellation

Registration is now closed. 

If you have registered and need to cancel your participation, please notice that Thursday 13 June is the final day to get a full refund. After that date we will not be able to offer a refund but you are welcome to send a colleague in your place should you be unable to attend.