Chemistry lecturer link-up at Rosendal school
Uppsala BIO secured funding and initiated an annual award to strengthen chemistry teaching at a local school.
During 2009–2013, Uppsala BIO, in collaboration with Uppsala University, supported Rosendal upper secondary school by helping to strengthen its chemistry teaching. An application to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to support a university lecturer working in the school was approved for a three-year period. Within the framework of this collaboration, Uppsala BIO, in cooperation with the school, also established the Natural Sciences Champion prize, which is passed on to a new award winner each year.
Financing: Uppsala BIO* / Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Project duration: 2009–2013
Contact: Kristin Hellman, Uppsal BIO
Uppsala BIO’s role: Project partner
* Uppsala BIO’s core funding comes from the regional financiers Region Uppsala, SLU, Uppsala University and Uppsala Municipality, as well as from VINNVÄXT, a Vinnova-funded initiative.
Kristin Hellman. M.Sc., Business Development. “I focus on facilitating interaction between large companies and small start-ups and academic projects in order to accelerate the development of promising new products and technologies.”