Umeå University Creative Campus. Photo Johan Gunséus.

We make startups thrive in the life science capital of northern Sweden

Umeå Biotech Incubator is a state of the art biotech incubator, offering facilites, know-how and financing. We provide full service support for medical innovators who are eager to test and verify their business ideas within the life sciences field.

Umeå Biotech Incubator is dedicated to growing the Scandinavian life sciences sector by developing biomedical businesses that can contribute to regional and national growth in Västerbotten and Sweden. We guide, support and nurture medical business ideas to make a real impact on health care service development and public health.

We are bringing Umeå to the world – and the world to Umeå

At UBI we offer internationally competitive services for verification and developent of innovations. We are also a potential work place for overseas scientists and clinicians looking to broeaden their career path in Sweden. Since 2004 UBI has been involved in the development of at least 23 companies. Our projects have a very high success rate for landing financing from Vinnova and other external financiers, and we are aiming at international markets from day one.

We take no part or have any claims on the companies and business projects that develop and grow under our roof. This is possible thank’s to our financiers and allows us to focus entirely on the success rate of the projects which we collaborate with and work for. More details about our owners and partners.

We offer high quality business development

We transform excellent science to future medical innovations. We do this by providing innovators with state-of-the-art facilities, professional services and high value networks and financing. Our innovators and entreprenours are researchers, clinicians of professionals from all areas of life sciences.

We work in a diverse, international and welcoming atmosphere. We have an established a systematic and transparent selection process to ensure that our resources are invested in the ideas with highest scientific quality and best market potential. More details about facilities and infrastructure at UBI.

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We want to inspire, share and connect with anyone interested in innovation, entreprenourship and life science. Feel free to join us online in the social digital sphere and help transform new ideas into innovations that can change the world for the better.