The prize for innovation and utilization

The prize recognizes one or more researchers/research students who have distinguished themselves through outstanding utilization of research results that have led to innovation.
Anyone can nominate one or more candidates. Self-nomination is accepted.

Starting in 2022 Karolinska Institutet will award a prize for innovation and utilization.

The prize shall be awarded to one or more active researchers/research students (employed, adjunct or affiliated with KI).

If an individual cannot be considered to be behind the innovation on their own, a maximum of three people can share the prize. 

Anyone can nominate one or more candidates. Self-nomination is accepted.

Staffan Holmin is awarded the Prize for Innovation and Utilization, 2022

Read the news article.

The prize committee's motivation:
“Staffan Holmin has identified several clinical needs, developed strategies for taking biopsies and delivering substances extravascularly, and taken his findings to innovations and utilization. He has spread his experience and knowledge to professionals in academia and companies, and is a great inspiration for both students, colleagues, and international partners. His ability to be bridge between Karolinska Institutet, the clinic, start-ups and industry is somewhat unique and shows a high ambition for innovation and collaboration. This makes him a well-deserved recipient of the Prize for Innovation and Utilization.”

The committee for research appoints prize winners on the basis of proposals from a prize committee. The prize consists of a prize money and a diploma.

The winner (s) are celebrated at KI's installation ceremony/inauguration of professors, which is held in Aula Medica in October every year.