Collaboration and innovation
Uppsala University welcomes broad cooperation with the surrounding community.
We can help municipalities, authorities, companies and organisations with skills enhancement of their staff through tailor-made courses – contract education (in Swedish).
Within our study programmes, students can take on assignments at different types of organisations. Through our career networks CareerGate and Studentkraft (in Swedish) you can advertise projects that students can apply for. At CareerGate you can also find recently graduated students.
There are two main forms of research cooperation: contract research and other forms of collaborative research.
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Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital
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.
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Collaboration with schools
Research collaboration, continuing professional development and school activities.
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
Continuing professional development for your staff
Uppsala University’s continuing professional development builds on current research and experience-based knowledge. We offer a broad range of open courses and programmes for individuals and tailor-made programmes for authorities, organisations and companies.
Governance documents for external collaboration
External collaboration includes all forms of cooperation in research and education between the University and actors in the surrounding community. Here are the University’s governance documents concerning collaboration.