Innovation development for robust and sustainable life science companies

Innovations are fundamental to the competitiveness of established companies and to the vitality of budding new start-ups. For innovations to be able to translate into income and jobs, we need growing companies with production and sales. Good projects are simply not enough. Uppsala BIO contributes to the development of strong and lasting life science companies in the region.


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The life science sector in Uppsala was built on the basis of innovations that were developed into products for the world market. The region has experience from multiple market segments and from the entire value chain – research, product development, production, marketing, and sales.

Uppsala BIO’s strategy for commercialization is predicated on this experience, knowledge, and networking. We work to ensure efficient collaboration in the Uppsala Innovation Arena that focuses on the needs of companies and projects. 
Together with our members and partners, we can offer tailor-made programs. The goal is to develop vigorous and sustainable life science companies.
Our effort to support young companies' internationalization, Global Links, is
one example.

Our strategy has yielded results. Today Uppsala enjoys strong support for innovations. Since 2004 Uppsala Innovation Centre, our incubation program for growth companies, has contributed to the growth of 24 new life science companies and a wealth of ideas to the region’s already established companies.
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