• Flying agents - Award-winning researchers use hoverflies in new smart method

    Flying agents - Award-winning researchers use hoverflies in new smart method

    It is the harmless black and yellow-striped hoverfly that is the focus of Paul Becher and Guillermo Rehermann's research. They see a new and expanded role for the hoverfly to solve three major challenges in crop production. Their discovery won them first prize when SLU Alnarp and Sparbanken Skåne's Innovation Prize was awarded this year for the first time.

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  • Gathering berries and mushrooms with award-winning app

    Gathering berries and mushrooms with award-winning app

    Axel Ljudén and Albin Nyström are studying to become certified foresters and are this year’s winners in Venture Cup Nord’s regional finals. In the autumn, the award-winning business concept will continue to compete in the autumn national finals, but the beta version of their new app has already undergone beta testing this summer with the help of validation funds from SLU Holding.

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  • New ways of applying research

    New ways of applying research

    The IMP project focuses on creating the  best conditions for knowledge and results that are created at Swedish universities to have an impact in society. The aim is to give researchers different opportunities for applying their research. Sixteen universities, SISP and PRV are participating in the project.

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What market potential do your research results have? How to consider existing agreements and patents? With our services Sustainable business development, Surveying the market, Patents & agreements and Funding we support you all the way from research concept through to innovation

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Our portfolio companies

SLU's research ranges from the big to the small – from climate change and rural development through to functional genomics? and biotechnology. Through us at SLU Holding many innovations and start-ups develop. A large proportion of the research results can quickly be applied to solutions sought after by the market. We currently have one portfolio company, for example, that is working on a new type of fat molecule that can reduce obesity, another that is working on garden environments in order to reduce stress and a third that is providing resorbable implants for veterinary surgery.

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SLU Holding offers the opportunity of advanced work experience whilst you are still studying. Do you want to make use of your training before graduation, at the same time as creating your own network? Then we think you should apply to become a Student Desktop Researcher (SDR). You will of course be paid for the work you do, and you can meanwhile enhance your CV with valuable experience.

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