Nominate your candidate for a new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award


With its new innovation and entrepreneurship award, Uppsala University recognises researchers, students and alumni who have made a crucial contribution to the successful commercialisation or implementation of discoveries and innovations, based on research or education at our university. Welcome with your nomination no later than March 20, 2022.

In 2022, Uppsala University's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Prize will be presented for the first time, an annual award that will recognise one or more individuals who have been instrumental in realising the University's innovative culture and have contributed to the development of our society through innovative solutions made real by viable enterprises.

The prize money of SEK 500,000 can be shared by up to three recipients who should

  • have made a crucial contribution to the successful commercialisation or implementation of a discovery or innovation based on research or education at Uppsala University, with considerable benefit to society.
  • have helped to create a new viable enterprise through their entrepreneurial efforts, and recently have been active in its growth and success.
  • be or have been a student, active as a researcher or employee, or have some other strong connection to Uppsala University. You are welcome to nominate one or more candidates for the prize no later than 20 March. Self-nomination is accepted.

Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award, which will presented for the first time at a ceremony in early summer 2022, is established by Uppsala University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award Foundation, which seeks to raise the visibility of the University's entrepreneurial culture.



Malin Graffner Nordberg, head
Uppsala University Innovation

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Last modified: 2022-11-08