Apply now for Startup Slam at BIO-Europe Spring!

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Startup Slam is a pitching competition offering innovative entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their company at BIO-Europe Spring. Selected companies will have the opportunity to attend one of the leading partnering events in the global biotechnology industry. Why Pitch at BIO-Europe’s Startup Slam? Receive pitch training from a speaking coach Increase your company’s visibility by pitching to industry executives and …

KI Innovations awarded funding from VINNOVA

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VINNOVA has has decided to fund Karolinska Institutet Innovations AB and SmiLe Incubator in Lund with 2 million SEK for the extension of the project ”Pilot study on life science incubation”.  The first project aimed to strengthen the processes, business and operational models of KI Innovations and SmiLe Incubator as well as identify and propose appropriate indicators to best measure …

Kick-off for new collaborations focused on innovative translational research

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Through its strategic alliance with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Karolinska Institutet has initiated four separate translational research collaborations with the purpose of addressing important areas of unmet medical need. In May 2015, Karolinska Institutet (KI) entered into a strategic alliance with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to accelerate research emerging from KI that has a transformative potential with respect to healthcare …

Courses in entrepreneurship at Karolinska Institutet

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There are still vacancies in the spring’s courses in entrepreneurship at Karolinska Institutet. The courses of 1.5 credits, can be applied for separately but will give the best output together. The courses are addressed to graduate students and postdocs. They focus on development of opportunities in your research and contains a lot of practical work. Read more in the course …

New call for proposals from the EIT Health – information meeting 16 January

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Andy Browning, European Director of Innovation at EIT Health, will visit Karolinska Institutet to inform about EIT Health’s third announcement of funds for the development of new, innovative products and services in the area ”Healthy Living and Active Ageing”. Day and time: Monday, January 16, 13-15 pm. Venue: Widerströmska Huset, Tomtebodavägen 18A, floor 1, room Wangari. For information about the …

Karolinska Institutet innovation system on tour

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Right now, representatives of the Karolinska Institutet innovation support system, Innovation Support 4U, is on tour visiting KI’s departments. The aim is to present which help is available to researchers and employees through the scheme. The KI Innovation Office, Unit for Bioentrepreneurship and KI Innovations AB is now common in the Innovation Support 4U system, a virtual support system to …

Optolexia receives the EdTech Startup Award 2016

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The company Optolexia, which is part of the KI Innovations incubator program, received another great recognition when they received the EdTech Startup Award 2016 for their work with screening schools and municipalities in the search for, and identification of, undiagnosed dyslexia. The jury’s motivation: Optolexia – for highlighting and solving a major social problem with cutting-edge technology and a solution …

Are you the next Startup Slam champ?

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Applications are now open for this fall’s Startup Slam as a part of the Official programme at Bio-Europe, Cologne! Startup Slam is a pitching competition offering emerging entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their company at BIO-Europe, the largest partnering conference in Europe serving the global biotechnology industry. Selected companies will receive a special rate on BIO-Europe registration and have the …

SWElife-tools available on the web

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Two tools aiming to support researchers and start-up companies have been developed within the VINNOVA financed SWElife program and can now be used free of charge. The legal support documents (found here) are meant to facilitate the interaction between researchers and companies. In addition, SWElife has launched a competence database that aims to help researchers and start-ups to find the …