A healthier future through innovation!

KI Innovations is both the innovation support system at Karolinska Institutet and an incubator that provides support and guidance so that more research based ideas, discoveries and knowledge from Karolinska Institutet can contribute to a healthier future for all.

At Karolinska Institutet, world-leading research continually improves our understanding of the human body and its diseases. Research results are usually presented in scientific papers, but it is far from given that researchers also take steps towards transforming their ideas into products and services of value to patients and society.

We are here to help in all aspects of transforming an idea into an innovation.

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Our offer - three stages

Are you curious about innovation? Welcome, we are the innovation office at Karolinska Institutet.

Have you made an exciting research discovery? Or are you on the trail of developing a brand-new product, treatment or method that solves a significant problem? Are you wondering what to do next? Then you have found the right place! Keep reading to find out how we can help you.

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Your  business idea

In order to succeed in disseminating research beyond laboratory results and academic merits, researchers need to think along slightly different paths. As Karolinska Institutets innovation office we, within  START program, can help you with analyzing the possibilities of transforming your research knowledge into useful products or services that can create value outside academia.

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Business Incubator

Projects that have undergone our START program, as well as other companies within the area of health, care and life science can apply for KI Innovation’s incubator program DRIVE. Within DRIVE, we continue with validation activities, but with an increased focus on business development and scaling. 

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DRIVE HealthDay2022

Published 16 May, 2022Seminar

Welcome to DRIVE HealtDay 2022 on June 2nd, 13.00-15.30 This years edition of the KI Innovations DRIVE HealthDay will focus on all things sales...

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Free patent advice, June 13

Published 11 May, 2022Events

We are pleased to offer free patent advice with Høiberg , patent attorneys with extensive Life Science experience. Do you have an affiliation with...

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KI´s award for innovation och utilization 2022

Published 22 March, 2022Information

Welcome to nominate to KI´s award för innovation and utilization 2022! The prize recognizes one or more researchers/research students who have distinguished themselves through...

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Career webinar April 5 2022

Published 24 March, 2022Events

Find your own path in the Life Science Industry! Welcome to another exciting digital career workshop on April 5 at 6 pm! Get inspired...

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Clinical Talks is back!

Published 30 April, 2022Events, Seminar

We have the great pleasure to announce that “Clinical Talks” has been renewed for yet another exciting, innovative, and enlightening season. This season will...

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Build Skills to Impact goes digital 2021

Published 11 May, 2020Information

Interested to get to know more about impact creation based on academic research or knowledge? Welcome to attend KI Innovations seminar series- Build skills...

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Unsure whether your idea holds up?

We are interested in all ideas regardless of how far you’ve come in the process, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Click for our business coaches’ contact details and we will help you!

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