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Time to apply for Mentor4Research 2018

Are you curious about commercialisation and would like to learn more about the possibilities of commercialising your research? If so, the Mentor4Research programme at Uppsala University is for you.

We are starting a new Mentor4Reseach programme in February 2018. Application to the 2018-year programme opens 1 September 2017. You can read more about the application process below. We need your application no later than 31 October 2017.

Who may apply?

We are looking for researchers, from all disciplines, who are interested in exploring the potential for commercialisation of their own research and are eager to learn more.

Other criteria are:

  • Researchers ranging from third-year PhD students to experienced professors
  • Researchers who have a genuine interest in working closely and openly with a mentor
  • Researchers who will devote time and commitment to the programme and participate in all programme activities (in total at least 40-80 hours)
  • Researchers with proprietary research

How do I apply?

To apply for Mentor4Research is simple. You only have to provide short answers to five questions about why you want to participate in the programme, your research and your thoughts on the potential for commercialisation. You'll find a link to the application form below.

Application is open 1 September - 31 October 2017.  We will let you know no later than 1 January 2018 if you are in the programme.  

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Short facts
  • Open to researchers in all disciplines at Uppsala University
  • The programme is free of charge
  • In addition to the individual meetings between mentor and researcher the programme includes seminars and workshops meetings with all participants
  • The programme runs over almost one year, from February through November
  • Apply latest October 31st
  • We will notify you no later than January 1st, 2018


For further information or if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Moa Fransson, Programme Manager.