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From idea to innovation at KTH

The things you learn at KTH can contribute to creative solutions to society's challenges. As a student at KTH, you can get support from KTH Innovation. We help you who are passionate about new ideas to get the best possible conditions for success.

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Get started with your idea

As a student at KTH, you can get support from KTH Innovation  to develop your ideas. The support is free and open to everyone at KTH. Here, you'll find everything you need to bring your idea to life. KTH takes no equity. 

You don't have to apply to get started - just get in touch. Start developing an idea.

What support can I get?

Since 2007, KTH Innovation has developed an internationally recognized and copied innovation support system. The support includes everything you need to go from idea to innovation, and follows a structured process with clear steps for every stage of development.

Coaching

Your personal business development coach helps you develop your idea. You follow clear steps in a tried-and-tested process.

Funding

KTH Innovation can give you access to funding to develop your idea. You can also get investment through KTH Holding or KTH Innovation's investor network. 

Team

We can help you build a team or join an existing startup. 

Legal support

Our patent engineers and legal counsel help you with your questions regarding patents or agreements. 

Take your idea to the next level

If you want to take your idea even further, you can join KTH Innovation's programs.  

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The concrete and constructive feedback we got and the fact that the coaches really cared about us was invaluable. Without KTH Innovation, we wouldn't be where we are today. 

- Malin Cronqvist, KTH alum and founder of Help to Help

  • The KTH Innovation pre-incubator program gives you one year of extra focus in a supportive community, access to our co-working space and makerspace, weekly workshops and much more. 
  • The Brighter Program gives you an introduction to the global market.
  • The Bicky Chakraborty Entrepreneur Programme can give you a mentor from one of the world's leading tech companies. 

Enter the community

Teknikringen 1 is the center for innovation at KTH, and home to KTH Innovation. Meet KTH Innovation, join our inspirational events, develop your idea, and meet exciting startups from KTH. The doors are open - welcome in!

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