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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

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    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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  • Get publicity for your research

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    Picture: IVA
    Published Jan 16, 2023

    Get featured on a list of the most promising research projects for impact. Apply to IVA's 100-list 2023!

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  • Marcus Dahllöf will connect industry with KTH startups

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    Marcus Dahllöf joins KTH Innovation to develop closer collaboration between industry and startups from KTH.
    Published Dec 22, 2022

    Hi Marcus Dahllöf! You have spent the past six years at MIT, working to connect startups with Fortune 500 companies. Now, you join KTH Innovation to create opportunities for collaboration between indu...

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  • KTH Innovation welcomes Anna Dadfar, new Business Development Coach

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    Anna Dadfar joins KTH Innovation as Business Development Coach. She will also work with the pre-incubator program and within KTH's partnership with the H&M Foundation's Global Change Award, known as the "Nobel Prize of fashion"
    Published Dec 21, 2022

    Hi Anna Dadfar! You have just started working as a business development coach at KTH Innovation. You have previously worked at Tele2, Almi, and Invest Sweden - tell us more!

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  • KTH Innovation welcomes Eva Halén, new Business Development Coach

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    KTH alumni Eva Halén has a degree in Mechanical Engineer with a major in Industrial Economics. She joins KTH Innovation as business development coach.
    Published Dec 05, 2022

    Hi Eva Halén! You are a KTH alumnus and were previously CEO of Electrolux Home. Now, you start a new role as a Business Development Coach at KTH Innovation. Tell us more about yourself!

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  • 17 new teams join the pre-incubator program

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    When the teams in the pre-incubator program meet for the first time, they have often started working on their ideas recently. Twelve months later, they are on stage at Demo Day, ready to launch their first product or service on the market. This week, sixteen teams left the program to make room for seventeen new ideas.
    Published Nov 21, 2022

    Seventeen new and exciting startup projects from KTH are starting their year in the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program, while sixteen teams leave the program ready for their next step. Yesterday, th...

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  • The Brighter Program visited Boulder and London

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    Five spinoffs founded by researchers at KTH are in Boulder, Colorado with the KTH Innovation Brighter Program.
    Published Oct 31, 2022

    Nine startups and spinoffs from KTH took their first steps on the global market in the KTH Innovation Brighter program. Four teams based on research at KTH traveled to Boulder, and five led by student...

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  • Quality Award for KTH startup

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    Published Oct 27, 2022

    Funki, a KTH startup that creates opportunities for everyone to play in a band, on their own terms is one of three winners of the Quality Innovation Award 2022.

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  • They want to help robots collaborate

    Mustafa Al-Janabi and Elisa Bin working with a radio-controlled car at a table.
    Published Sep 28, 2022

    Imagine that you are riding in a self-driving car in a city. Out of sight, someone gets off a bus and starts walking out into the street. Your car can only react to what it can see, which means that y...

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