Swedish universities are the source of many successful innovation and spin out companies.

The initial support provided by the innovation offices is critical to the translation of research into impact in society, which includes the creation of spin outs that strengthen Sweden’s global competitiveness.

This session will provide a few good examples of unique research-based companies originating from top Swedish research universities.


  • Niclas Nilsson, Head of Lund University Innovation
  • Malin Graffner Nordberg, Head of Uppsala University Innovation
  • Lisa Ericsson, Head of KTH Royal Institute of Technology Innovation

About the organiser

The important early innovation support from the Swedish University innovations offices to the development of research-based ideas into competitive commercial business.