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
The research behind an online playground
10 November 2021. In Linköping, children can now play with eggs that are connected to the internet and crawl into a bi ...
Diagnoses and drugs tailored for every patient
9 November 2021. Precision medicine based on molecular diagnostics is now being widely introduced in Swedish healthca ...
Algorithm makes it easier to detect sepsis
28 October 2021. Each year, nearly 8,000 Swedes die of sepsis, commonly known as blood poisoning. Inger Persson and h ...
Partnership agreement signed with NCC
19 October 2021. In 2016, Uppsala University and NCC decided to explore the opportunities offered by increased collab ...
Mental wellbeing in focus at Uppsala Health Summit
19 October 2021. Increasing mental ill health is one of the most urgent public health challenges in the world. The gl ...
Big Science brings together industry and academia
5 October 2021. Uppsala University’s Academic-Industry Meeting Day (AIMday) has launched a raft of successful invest ...
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