Uppsala University collaboration news
EIT Health grants millions for the development of innovative diagnostic tools
30 January 2018
With three million Swedish kronor from EIT Health, Peter Bergsten, Professor of Medical Cell Biology at Uppsala University, has joined DeTecT2D, an...
Report suggests new approach to fight antibiotic resistance
24 January 2018
An international consortium managed by the University of Geneva and AstraZeneca issues final report on its research-based suggestions for driving a...
The algorithms of our future thinking machines
19 January 2018
Behind every self-driving car, self-learning robot and smart building hides a variety of advanced algorithms that control learning and decision mak...
Spotlight on attractive innovation projects at Uppsala University
15 January 2018
In connection with UU Innovation’s 10th anniversary, promising innovation projects at Uppsala University were identified. The 11 projects that rece...
Jonas Åström to head UU Innovation
21 December 2017
The new Head of Uppsala University’s UU Innovation business unit will be Jonas Åström. He is currently a manager at GE Healthcare BioProcess, which...
New Big Science Sweden initiative
15 December 2017
To support cooperation between academia and industry, Sweden’s innovation agency Vinnova, the Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Agency for E...
Frictionless collaboration that benefits both sides
8 November 2017
What are the ingredients for a successful collaboration between universities and industry? One person who’s found the recipe for success is Susanne...
The Upptech journey begins
23 October 2017
On Thursday 27 September, the doors of Upptech, the University’s new technology research centre, were officially opened. Ångström Laboratory was fi...
Meeting place for innovations
17 October 2017
What is the key to successful knowledge transfer and innovations? One way to succeed is to bring together people with different expertise to solve ...
New step taken towards paper battery and tomorrow’s packaging
8 September 2017
Uppsala University’s holding company is launching a multi-year collaboration with BillerudKorsnäs to develop paper-based electrode materials.
Joint centre for materials research infrastructure set up
21 June 2017
The inauguration of Uppsala University’s new electron microscope, the Titan Themis, on 19 June was the occasion for a decision to be announced. Thi...
Major joint venture in medical technology
21 June 2017
Technical expertise is becoming increasingly important in healthcare. Uppsala University Hospital and Uppsala University will now be the first in t...
U-FOLD leads new initiative to combat hepatitis C
16 June 2017
U-FOLD is a network at Uppsala University that works against dependence on pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs. In line with the World Health Organiz...
New collaboration platform to optimise antibiotic use
14 June 2017
Healthcare needs access to many different antibiotics, but some sorts are no longer profitable for pharmaceutical companies. PLATINEA, the new plat...
Infectious disease threats in focus at Uppsala Health Summit
2 June 2017
Despite remarkable gains in health over the last century, infectious diseases remain a major threat. Alarming reports on outbreaks of Zika, Ebola o...
Mass youth experiment about source criticism
17 May 2017
Young people across Sweden are being invited to take part in a major research project on source criticism in digital media. Signing-on starts in Ma...
AIMday format gets its North American premiere
2 May 2017
At the end of March, the University of Saskatchewan in Canada held its first AIMday meeting, thereby introducing the popular collaborative format f...
Innovative business ideas from Uppsala University funded by Vinnova
14 March 2017
In a new initiative from Vinnova, Sweden’s innovation agency, 117 business startups with innovative commercial ideas are sharing funds of SEK 35 mi...
Stable solar power requires reliable forecasts
13 February 2017
How much sunlight will there be and how much electricity will society need in the next few days? These are questions that need clear answers if sol...
Report: Childhood obesity best fought through living environment
9 February 2017
Measures to combat childhood obesity should be aimed at the obesogenic environment and not against individual children and their families. This is ...