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.
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.
News on collaboration and innovation
Major successes for Uppsala University researchers’ battery material
8 June 2022. Uppsala-based battery company Altris AB was recently given the green light for funding to the tune o ...
Historical patents now searchable for everyone
16 May 2022. Now it is easier to research the history of innovation in Sweden. All patents granted in Sweden from ...
Eight Uppsala University research projects on IVA 100 List
13 May 2022. The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) has announced its 100 List 2022. The theme f ...
Space researcher honoured as innovative entrepreneur
12 May 2022. Anders Ajaxon Persson, a researcher in space technology at Uppsala University and co-founder of the ...
Innovation Award for the Entrepreneurs behind Olink Proteomics
5 May 2022. Ulf Landegren, Björn Ekström and Jon Heimer have been selected to receive Uppsala University's 2022 ...
Researchers follow IT project at Visby Hospital
4 May 2022. Researchers at Uppsala University are leading a new collaborative project to study the implementatio ...
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