Collaboration and innovation
Uppsala University is here both for you and for society. The knowledge, expertise and solutions we develop are for the benefit of all. Working together with you and others, we can come even closer to creating a sustainable society.
Is your organisation our next partner?
Find out about the latest findings within a specific subject area and leverage new findings and innovative solutions to help your organisation develop. Our goal is simple – it should be easy for you and your company or organisation to collaborate with our researchers. To this end, we offer support in each step of the process, from inspiration and matchmaking to sharing knowledge and full-scale, funded collaborations. What are you looking for?
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News on collaboration and innovation
Internet of Things: “The technology is not the problem”
18 January 2022. Uppsala University is currently leading a major collaborative project to make it easier to implement ...
Research sheds light on digitalisation in daily activities
10 January 2022. As in the rest of society, the field of disability saw an increase in digitalisation during the pand ...
New technology detects rare mutations
6 December 2021. Fast, sensitive, and reliable technology for detecting rare mutations. This is the invention behind ...
Sweden’s first WHO Collaborating Centre for Migration and Health
6 December 2021. International maternal and child health at Uppsala University’s Department of Women's and Children's ...
Multi-million kronor foundation creates innovation and entrepreneurship prize at Uppsala University
29 November 2021. A new foundation has been established with founding assets of SEK 20 million: “Uppsala University In ...
Instrument can lead to innovation opportunities for industry
22 November 2021. Swedish universities, institutes and companies collaborate on planning new instruments for installat ...
Our largest collaboration
Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital together train more than 3,000 physicians, nurses and other medical staff a year. We conduct world-leading research to create new treatments and solve the puzzles of serious diseases.
More than 400 staff are employed by both the University and the University Hospital. Clinical research has a turnover of around SEK 500 million and generates approximately 1,500 scholarly publications per year.
Innovation projects at Uppsala University
Take a look at some of the innovations currently being developed at Uppsala University. Here we present a selection of projects where new solutions are born out of research and education, to the benefit of society.
Vinnova competence centres
Vinnova funds a number of Swedish competence centres where universities, university colleges, research institutes, private companies and public sector actors conduct close cooperation on research within areas important to Sweden’s competitiveness. The following three competence centres are led from Uppsala University.
- BASE: Centre for Swedish Batteries
Research to create new types of light, cheap, environmentally friendly and safe batteries with ultra-high energy capacity. Project manager: Kristina Edström
- SweDeliver: Swedish Drug Delivery Centre
SweDeliver is a world-leading research centre focusing on new strategies for parenteral, oral and pulmonary drug delivery.
Project manager: Christel Bergström
- Competence Centre in Additive Manufacturing for the Life Sciences
Research and development of new technologies for 3D printing, including complex structures for improved bioprocesses, more reproducible 3D tumour models and quicker optimisation of medical treatments.
Project manager: Cecilia Persson