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?
Work with our students
Find new staff and access the latest skills.
Meet our researchers
Gain access to meetings and events where you can meet our researchers to establish contacts and share knowledge and ideas.
News on collaboration and innovation
Hjärnäpplet award goes to Johan Elf and Özden Baltekin
8 September 2022. In just 30 minutes, their test can determine which antibiotic is required to treat a urinary tract i ...
Breathing new life into orchids
8 September 2022. By pooling their knowledge of conservation genetics and orchid-growing, Linus Söderquist and Simon H ...
Popular 18th-century medicine in a new form
5 September 2022. Hello to Nils-Otto Ahnfelt, PhD pharmacist and visiting researcher at the Department of Pharmaceutic ...
Sara Mangsbo receives the BiotechBuilders Award
29 August 2022. “Receiving the BiotechBuilders Award 2022 provides valuable inspiration and hopefully contributes to ...
Major EU collaboration on tandem solar cells
29 August 2022. The development of tandem solar cells, which combine silicon and thin-film technologies, can provide ...
How can we communicate towards a more sustainable society?
11 July 2022. The fact that we need to change our behaviour in order to create a more sustainable society is nothi ...
Find an expert on sustainability
Whether you are looking for an expert who can help your company, hold a leture or lead a project, we want to help you get in touch with the right person. Here we have gathered researchers at Uppsala University who are experts in different types of sustainability issues, as a resource for you and to enable the researchers to forge new connections and help their research results come to practical use for society.
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