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  • Inaugural innovation summit garnered international attention

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    Published Jul 03, 2026

    50 people from 15 countries gathered in Stockholm for the inaugural KTH Innovation Readiness Level Summit last week.

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  • The next step towards a united European start-up ecosystem

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    Published Apr 30, 2024

    Rise Europe, a network of leading European start-up centers came together for the second time in Madrid, Spain. The aim of the network, where KTH Innovation is a member, is to empower the next generat...

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  • An AI friend for improved mental health

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    Selina is currently finishing her master's degree in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet, and Barbora recently finished her architecture studies at KTH. Together they are developing Clara, an AI-based friend for improved mental health.
    Published Apr 24, 2024

    A spontaneous meeting and a common interest in promoting mental health among young people was the start for Selina Noe och Barbora Havelcová. They met for the first time at the event KTH Innovation Co...

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  • 15 new teams enter the pre-incubator program

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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.
    Published Apr 18, 2024

    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

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    Published Apr 16, 2024

    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

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    Published Apr 07, 2024

    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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  • KTH's innovation model tested for implementation in Rwanda

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    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.
    Published Mar 14, 2024

    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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  • Karin and Edka found a degree project at KTH Innovation

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    Karin Bodin and Edka Coronado Omana dream of designing products that support people in their everyday life and contribute to a better future for everyone. This semester, they are doing their degree project with the startup Rebaba.
    Published Mar 08, 2024

    Karin Bodin and Edka Coronado Omana are studying a master's degree in Integrated Product Design at KTH. By posting on a notice board at KTH Innovation, they got in touch with Rebaba, a startup creatin...

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  • KTH Innovation opens up for collaboration with more players

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    Published Feb 22, 2024

    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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  • Meeting the global market

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    Published Dec 20, 2023

    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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  • Success for KTH startups

    Funki receives a prize check and diploma as the winner of the Inission Award
    Published Dec 08, 2023

    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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  • Deep tech - what is that?

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    Lisa Ericsson, head of KTH Innovation. Photo: Håkan Lindgren.
    Published Dec 08, 2023

    Lisa Ericsson, Head of KTH Innovation. Since five or six years ago, the term deep tech has been used more and more in different contexts - but what exactly is it?

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  • Large increase in AI startups at KTH Innovation

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    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.
    Published Nov 16, 2023

    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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  • New collaboration creates international opportunities for KTH startups

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    Published Oct 06, 2023

    KTH Innovation initiates a collaboration with the Grosshandelssocieteten foundation within Stockholm's Borgerskap. By offering travel scholarships, we aim to create opportunities for more teams to tes...

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  • 63 researchers with sights set on innovation this fall

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    Eva Halén and Fredrik Jansson, who both studied at KTH and now work as business development coaches at KTH Innovation lead the program.
    Published Sep 29, 2023

    A record number of researchers have joined the KTH Innovation Discovery program, a program for researchers who are curious about innovation. Sixty-three participants will meet seven times this fall to...

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  • Record-high interest in the pre-incubator program - meet the 20 new teams

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    One of the 20 teams in Batch 17 is Ifigenia founded by KTH students Maja Åstrand and Simon Lilja. They want to change the industry standard of forcing humans living alongside bed bugs as a part of the treatment process.
    Published Apr 20, 2023

    Twenty new, exciting startup projects have joined the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program. From communication solutions for individuals with cerebral palsy to smart speakers and investment platforms:...

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  • Successful kick-off for increased focus on startup-industry collaboration

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    Published Mar 17, 2023

    How can startups and industry work together to create a stable and sustainable energy system? That was the subject of the first KTH Innovation Catalyst, a new initiative for increased collaboration be...

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  • From fusion to green hydrogen: meet six energy startups from KTH

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    Published Mar 10, 2023

    High electricity prices, an increasing energy demand, and the transition to renewable energy mean our society needs new solutions in the energy field. Here are six companies founded at KTH that have t...

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  • Why we don’t want to “attract” more women to KTH Innovation

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    Lisa Ericsson is head of KTH Innovation
    Published Mar 08, 2023

    In 2016, we realized that KTH Innovation had lived like we taught: we had adapted our support to our customers. The only problem? That customer was a man. Since then, we have worked hard to change our...

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  • Funding program creates a billion opportunities for KTH ideas

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    When Katarina Hedbeck, Christopher Blacker and Rebecca Bejhed were starting the medtech company Tada Group, they received funding via the VFT program. Using the funding, they were able to secure their first patent, develop and test prototypes with nurses, and carry out regulatory work around, for example, CE marking of their first product, ReLink.
    Published Feb 21, 2023

    Since 2012, the 481 projects that have received funding within the VFT program have brought in 2.4 billion in continued commercial funding, a return of over 40 times the money invested.

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