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  • From robots to new materials: 18 KTH startups join the pre-incubator program

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    Published Apr 01, 2021

    Over 50% want to actively contribute to sustainable development, and a third have been founded by KTH researchers. Among the ideas are an autonomous r...

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  • KTH's Innovation model spreads worldwide

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    The KTH Innovation Readiness Level Model was inspired by NASA's Technology Readiness Levels.
    Published Mar 23, 2021

    Over one hundred organizations worldwide use KTH Innovation’s model for idea development, the KTH Innovation Readiness Level Model. Now, a Creative Co...

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  • Renowned names form innovation award committee

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    The 2021 members of the award committee are the KTH President Sigbritt Karlsson, investor Klaus Hommels, KTH alum Paulina Modlitba, business angel Jane Walerud and KTH professor Stefan Ståhl.
    Published Mar 08, 2021

    Leading investors, the President of KTH, a professor who has founded seven companies, and innovative KTH alums form the award committee that in June w...

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  • Kick off for the KTH Innovation mentor program

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    KTH researcher Lauren McKee's research focuses on complex carbohydrates and the proteins that break them down or bind to them. This spring, she will work together with a mentor. Photo by Salla Koskela
    Published Feb 17, 2021

    The KTH Innovation mentor program is now up and running. At the kick off in February, seventeen teams founded by students and researchers at KTH met t...

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  • Five reasons for KTH researchers to join the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program

    Gustav Notander, Business Development Coach at KTH Innovation, coaching a team.
    Published Feb 16, 2021

    Working on your research and a commercialization project at the same time can seem daunting. But with support from KTH Innovation and a spot in the KT...

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  • New innovation award celebrates entrepreneurs who have taken on big challenges

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    Daniel Ek is one of Sweden’s most influential entrepreneurs. Mathias Uhlén has successfully worked with industrial applications of his research. Photo: Spotify/ Alessandro Bellini.
    Published Feb 15, 2021

    Creativity, grit and courage are at the center of a new innovation award that KTH Royal Institute of Technology is launching today. The aim of the awa...

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  • Univid wants to become the best at online events

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    Univid founders Erik Skogetun and Jonathan Rintala studied Industrial engineering and management and Computer Science at KTH.
    Published Feb 10, 2021

    Meet the KTH students who will make digital events fun for real. Jonathan Rintala and Erik Skogetun started Univid to make their education better onli...

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  • New series of innovation talks

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    Maja Lidsheim Haak in KTH Innovation's studio at Teknikringen 1
    Published Feb 02, 2021

    Hi Maja Lidsheim Haak! You work as a project manager at KTH Innovation and are starting up a new online webcast series; KTH Innovation Talks. Tell us ...

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  • Flexpenser wants to end the waste of liquids

    Amin Kazemzadeh, Giulia Gaudenzi and Sara Jonegård
    Amin Kazemzadeh, Giulia Gaudenzi and Sara Jonegård during KTH Innovation Demo Day
    Published Jan 19, 2021

    Bad packaging means millions of tons of liquids is thrown away every year. KTH researcher Amin Kazemzadeh came up with a solution to end liquid waste ...

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  • Five startups in European collaboration for urban mobility

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    Published Jan 12, 2021

    Increased road safety, more efficient transport planning, and decreased CO2 emissions. KTH Innovation welcomes five startups to the EIT Urban Mobility...

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  • KTH Innovation celebrates 3000 ideas

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    Published Dec 16, 2020

    Over 3000 ideas have been brought to KTH Innovation since the start in 2007. Now we want to pay tribute to all those who have taken the first step and...

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  • The digital Brighter program visited five countries

    Lisa Bäckman looking up at the houses on a New York street with a KTH tote bag on her arm.
    Last year, the Brighter program visited New York, Boston and Munich. This year, the program was fully digital and visited five cities over the course of four weeks.
    Published Dec 01, 2020

    For the first time, KTH Innovation ran a fully digital version of the Brighter program, with double the number of participants and in more countries t...

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  • Seventeen new teams join the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program

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    Published Nov 12, 2020

    KTH Innovation welcomes 17 new teams to the pre-incubator program, the program where successful startups like Airmee, Degoo and Challengermode have st...

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  • One billion SEK in continued funding – small grants with large effects

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    One of the projects that have received funding within the VFT program is Addressya, giving 4 billion people an address.
    Published Nov 11, 2020

    Startup and commercialization projects from KTH have been able on to secure over 1 billion SEK in follow-on commercial funding after having received g...

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  • KTH researcher Elaheh Etemadi got an industry mentor

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    Elaheh Etemadi got a mentor in KTH Innovation's mentor program
    Published Nov 05, 2020

    Hi Elaheh Etemadi! You’re a PhD student at the Department of Solid Mechanics at KTH. This spring, you got a mentor to develop your commercialization p...

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  • KTH Innovation launches new mentor program for researchers

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    Elaheh Etemadi, PhD student at the Department of Solid Mechanics got a mentor through KTH Innovation.
    Published Oct 29, 2020

    In the program, KTH Innovation will match KTH researchers and employees with experienced business mentors, who will bring new perspectives on research...

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  • She designs new materials on an atomic level

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    Published Oct 06, 2020

    By using quantum mechanical modelling, KTH Researcher Raquel Lizárraga can help companies to cut years and millions from the development of new materi...

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  • 4 million in external funding for KTH-startup Royal Schedule

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    Nikolaos Kalkitsas presenting Royal Schedule at Demo Day for Batch 8 in the KTH Innovation pre-incubatator program.
    Published Oct 02, 2020

    A PhD student and a Master's student teamed up to start Royal Schedule. Now, they've secured SEK 4 million in external funding for their solution to a...

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  • Building the go to platform for train travel

    Daniel Peng, Gabriella Dalman and Julia Huang standing in front of a window
    Published Sep 25, 2020

    Meet the KTH students who will make booking a train journey through Europe as easy as booking a flight online. They are launching Voyley, with their s...

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  • Millions invested in startups from KTH

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    SuperAnnotate secured 30 MSEK in investment. CTO Vahan Petrosyan created the algorithms underpinning their image annotation systems while completing his Ph.D. at KTH.
    Published Jun 17, 2020

    Startups and spinoffs from KTH have secured over 150 million SEK in funding and investment this spring. From the world's fastest image annotation syst...

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