Innovation Office North
At Umeå University, cooperation and innovation are well integrated with both education and research. We encourage our researchers, employees and students to find new ways to pass on their knowledge and research findings so they serve as a useful resource for both individuals and society.
Innovation Office North – one of eight selected offices
Umeå University continues to have cooperation and innovation as a top priority, something that is emphasized in our strategic cooperation plan. Innovation Office North is one of eight innovation offices selected by the government to develop innovation and cooperation. Read more in the research and innovation bill.
Innovation in the Umeå region
Umeå University has some 37 000 students and 4 500 employees and is a base for world-leading research in a number of fields. The university campus is located close to the University Hospital of Umeå which is another important node in the region for research, education and innovation.
Within Umeå University’s innovation system, the Innovation Office will operate in the interface between Uminova Innovation, Grants Office, Office for External Relations and Umeå Biotech Incubator. No matter whether the idea you have is based on years of research or is completely new, the Innovation Office will help you to develop it and will guide you to the right organization.