About us

At Innovation Hub Uppsala we have one common goal; to increase Uppsala’s innovation capacity and thus contribute to the region’s sustainable growth. People working at our organizations have diversed backgrounds; PhD’s, university professors, business developers, investors, industry leaders, regulatory experts and serial entrepreneurs.


STUNS is the foundation for collaboration between the universities in Uppsala, industry, and the public sector. By bringing together key stakeholders and decision makers, STUNS mission is to improve and develop the collaboration in the Uppsala region in order to strengthen its economic growth and sustainable development.

Uppsala Innovation Centre - UIC

Through our business development programs, network and financing, we support innovative startups and growth companies within all industries in their efforts to commercialize, scale-up or reach an international market. The result is shorter time to market, and a more competitive company with a higher survival rate.

Uppsala University Innovation

At UU Innovation, we support students, researchers and employees at Uppsala University, University of Gävle and Dalarna University who want to develop an idea or create impact from their research. Our free support covers advice and training on early-stage innovation development, patents and other intellectual property rights, agreements, building a strong network and team, and funding in the earliest stages.

Uppsala University Innovation Partnership Office

The Innovation Partnership Office initiates and supports innovation projects and collaborative platforms between the university’s researchers and external organisations. We work to understand specific requirements that your organisation has, and establish and develop links with the researchers and research groups for your business. Together we identify funding opportunities and build trust between the parties to ensure a successful and mutually beneficial partnership.

Uppsala University Invest AB

With Uppsala University Invest AB (UU Invest) university-related startups receive access to seed capital, a network of private and institutional investors as well as a bridge between early and later stage investors. UU Invest is an evergreen business that partners with researchers and students to help develop their projects and commercialize their ideas. Profits from successful exits are reinvested in new project and start-up companies.  

SLU Holding

SLU Holding will help your research reach the market and make a difference to society. Our advisors and business developers are experts in developing research results into new processes, services or products in green industries – additional competence who can get your research moving forwards.