Frequently asked questions
How far should I have developed my idea?
If we know that you and your idea exist, we can help you figure out if the pre-incubator program is right for you. Don't think too much about whether you've come far enough. Submit your application and we'll sort it out together.
Do I need to have founded a company?
No, you don't need to have founded a company. If you decide that's something you'll want to do, we can help you!
I'm a researcher at KTH. Can I apply?
Yes, and you'll be in good company! Many research-based teams have joined the program. Read our article
five reasons for KTH researchers to join the KTH Innovation pre-incubator program
to find out more.
How much time do we need to devote?
The teams in the programs meet during lunch for one hour a week either physically at KTH Innovation's premises or on Zoom. Between each meeting, you will get tasks that helps you develop your idea towards the market. How much time you spend on top of that is up to you.
Does everyone in the team have to have a KTH connection?
No, we welcome teams with external members, but around 30% of the team need to be active as students, researchers or employees at KTH.
What happens if we don't get selected for the program?
You can always try again! Everyone who applies to the program and is eligible for support from KTH Innovation will enter our open support process, where you develop your idea with the help of your business development coach. We will help get you ready so you have a better chance of joining the next batch.