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 …

Apply for Stockholm Innovation Scholarship

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Would you like to see your idea become a reality? Each year Stockholm city gives Stockholm locals the opportunity to do just that! This year 630 000 SEK will be awarded through the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship. Anyone living, working or studying in Stockholm County has the opportunity to apply for the scholarship. The aim is to stimulate and encourage people …

Klas Wiman is both a researcher and an entrepreneur

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          Keep your roles as academic researcher and company owner apart, advises Klas Wiman. Thirteen years ago he started a company based on a substance that makes cancer cells commit suicide. Now the project has reached clinical phase II, and the company recently secured an investment of 437 million SEK.   In healthy individuals, the p53 …

Life tech forum and Big Booster 2nd edition

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Two attractive opportunities for startups that aim to establish new contacts and expend their businesses! Life Tech Forum 2016 is a 3-day conference (Oct. 11-13, 2016) dedicated to helping Sweden’s most promising life sciences companies navigate US market entrance. The meeting is organized by The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce New England (SCAA-NE). Download info material: 2016_Life_Tech_Forum_OnePager Big booster is …

Medituner highly ranked in call for proposal by EIT Health

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Medituner has been granted 50 000 Euro within the EIT Health call Commercialisation Funding. The money will be used for business development activities within the project Asthmatuner. Health EIT is an EU-funded program with the over overarching goal of promoting healthy living, encourage active aging and improve health care for the elderly population. The program runs for seven years and …

Apply for funding through the Early Verification Program

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KI Innovation Office announces the call – Early Verification Program. The program is a way to explore the potential of your research results as an innovation, be it a future product, process or service. The Early Verification program provides financial support for activities such as proof of concept studies, technical verifications and intellectual property (IP) investigations. You can also use the money (up to 300 …