Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The artificial kidney, ultrasound technology and Bluetooth are all examples of inventions that originated from Lund University and went on to open new doors for millions of people all over the world.

Notes from a nano workshop on a whiteboard

By converting knowledge into new and better solutions for the world’s needs, we can find solutions for the challenges of the future.

The utilisation of research also increases competitiveness, promote societal growth and help to create more jobs.

LU Innovation

LU Innovation is the University’s hub for innovation. Here, students and researchers can convert business ideas and research results into innovations using support and assistance that includes:

  • business advice
  • patent advice
  • financing

LU Innovation website

Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship

The centre develops knowledge in the area of entrepreneurship and conveys this through courses and other activities.

The courses, which are open to students and doctoral students from all faculties, are characterised by action-oriented teaching methods that aim to create better entrepreneurs.

The centre has a large network of entrepreneurs that is used in courses and activities.

Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship website

Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy

Lund University also has the interdisciplinary research centre, CIRCLE, which is active in the following areas:

  • innovation
  • entrepreneurship
  • knowledge theory
  • economic growth

CIRCLE website