Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

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The Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award recognises individuals who have made a crucial contribution to the successful commercialisation or implementation of a discovery or innovation based on research or education at Uppsala University, with considerable benefit to society.

The award was established in 2021 by the Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award Foundation, which seeks to raise the visibility of the University's entrepreneurial culture. The prize will amount to at least SEK 500,000 each year.

More about the Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award. 

Nominate for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

The award recognises individuals who have been instrumental in realising the University's innovative culture and have contributed to the development of our society through innovative solutions made real by viable enterprises.

The recipient/recipients should:

  • have made a crucial contribution to the successful commercialisation or implementation of a discovery or innovation based on research or education at Uppsala University, with considerable benefit to society.
  • have helped to create a new viable enterprise through their entrepreneurial efforts, and recently have been active in its growth and success.
  • be or have been a student, active as a researcher or employee, or have some other strong connection to Uppsala University.

Who do you want to nominate?

The nomination period opens on 1 November and will close on 30 November 2022. Anyone can nominate one or more (up to three) candidates. Self-nomination is accepted.

Submit your nomination.

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The Award Committee

Deputy Vice-Chancellor is one of the members of the award committee for the Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award.

More about the award committee.

Last modified: 2022-11-01