The ÅForsk Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Awarding Sweden's most promising deeptech entrepreneurs

23 March 2017

3 years, 32 winners

For three years, the ÅForsk Foundation has awarded Sweden's most promising deep tech entrepreneurs from incubators and science parks all over the nation.


What is the ÅForsk Entrepreneurial Scholarship?

The ÅForsk Entrepreneurial Scholarship is awarded by the ÅForsk foundation in collaboration with Swedish Incubators & Science Parks since 2015.

ÅForsk has the objective to promote research primarily in its purpose areas: Energy, Environment, Safety & Sustainability, Infrastructure, Materials, Processes and products from renewable sources.

Through the unique network provided by Swedish Incubators & Science Parks, ÅForsk is able to find some of the most promising entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

 

Why apply?

Who can apply?

Entrepreneurs with connections to universities and innovation hubs, either as a student, PhD, scientist or teacher.

We especially encourage #womenintech to apply. 

Then what?

10 selected winners are announced during the #SIR18 conference in Borås, April 10.

How to apply?

1. Entrepreneurs applies personally
2. The application gets validated by a referred business developer from an incubator or science park*
3. Finalized applications are reviewed by an expert jury

*Not connected to an incubator or science park? Find your local innovation hub here to request validation.

 

2017 winners


Isabella Palmgren

Mimbly, Chalmers Ventures

Viktor Broberg

Buildsafe, SSE Business Lab

Viktor Kjellberg

Sally R, CREATE

Staffan Nordlinder

DP Patterning, LEAD

Mikael Erneberg

H&E Solutions, STING

Jonas Hedlund

Zeolite Membranes, Arctic Business Incubator

 


Christian Olsson

Sustainalube, Arctic Business Incubator

Anna Lundström

Maisha Deli, Krinova

David Bryngelsson

CarbonCloud, Chalmers Ventures 

Italo Sanhueza

Organofuel, Bizmaker

Åsa Marten

Tebrito, Dalarna Science Park

Annika Dopping

Texactor, Dalarna Science Park

2016 winners


Johanna Björklund

Smart Video Nordic AB, Uminova Innovation

Mary Hägg

MYoroface AB, Movexum

Pau Mallol

Inkonova, STING

Michal Stala

Mistbase, Ideon Innovation

Janne Wallenius

Blykalla Reaktorer/LeadCold, Uppsala Innovation Center

Daniel Jonsson

Akuvio, Chalmers Ventures

Iman Pouya

Brightlabs AB, Serendipity Innovations

Joakim Örneblad

Modvion, Chalmers Ventures

Iryna Valyukh

Ellipsometer patent, LEAD

Lars-Börje ”Bulan” Eriksson

Destintell AB, Mid Sweden Science Park

 

 

 

ABOUT THE ÅFORSK ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The ÅForsk Entrepreneurial Scholarship is awarded by the ÅForsk foundation in collaboration with Swedish Incubators & Science Parks since 2015.

ÅForsk has the objective to promote research primarily in its purpose areas: Energy, Environment, Safety & Sustainability, 

2015 winners


Angela Wulff

Swedish Algae Factory, Chalmers Ventures

Emma Woxlin

Epishine, Encubator

Fredrik Viksten

CBot AB, LEAD

Henrik Andreasson

Retenua AB, Inkubera

Marit Sundin

Addseat, AddMovement AB, Mid Sweden Science Park

Paulina Olsson

Peppy Pals, STING

Petr Vasiliev

NeoZeo AB, SU Innovation

Pär Stihl, Simultanex AB

Science Park Jönköping

Robin Thiberg

Innoscentia AB, Ideon Science Park

Sankara Pillay

Intrinsically stable Li-ion batteries, LEAD

 

 

 

 


Infrastructure, Materials, Processes and products from renewable sources.

Through the unique network provided by Swedish Incubators & Science Parks, ÅForsk is able to find some of the most promising entrepreneurs of tomorrow.