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Need funding and support to further accelerate your commercialization journey?

Apply to BIO-X Accelerate!

Global challenges, such as an aging population and the increase in lifestyle-related diseases put new demands on collaboration between industry, healthcare and academia in order for new innovative health solutions to reach the market quickly enough.

STUNS/Uppsala BIO invites SME from Östra Mellansverige to take part of an accelerator program and financing opportunity that runs 2020–2022. Funding will be in the range 3 MSEK up to 7 MSEK, with a co-funding of additional 50%. Application opens November 18th 2019.

Who can apply?

The call is open for SME based in Östra Mellansverige, including e.g. Linköping, Örebro, Västerås and Uppsala, developing new innovative products, processes and services for improved public health.

Focus for the program will be on clinical evaluations, end-user validations and/or other key development validations. Other supporting activities such as construction of prototypes, testing efficiency and safety for new products, preparation of documentation for CE marking, development of quality systems, as well as documentation and permits in connection with clinical evaluations will also be supported.

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About the BIO-X® program: This nationwide program utilises an industrial approach to support early-stage, life-science related projects that fulfil well-defined needs in healthcare and society. Projects receive funding, continued support and access to experts within the BIO-X network. Researchers, healthcare workers or enterprises perform ‘proof of concept’ studies – the first critical step towards potential commercialisation. BIO-X is a trademark of Uppsala BIO.

BIO-X Accelerate is a further development of BIO-X in close collaboration with Tillväxtverket and Region Uppsala, and Uppsala Innovation Centre as partner, with the goal to accelerate the development of innovative life-science companies in the region.



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.”

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Erik Olaisson. B.Sc., Business Development. “I want to see more new companies, growing companies, investing companies, fresh establishments and innovative thinking in Uppsala.”

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Dajana Ilic Susak Economy-/project administrator. “I work with ongoing accounting and reporting of projects.”

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