Karolinska Institutet has a proud history of ground breaking dis­coveries that have improved the lives for people all over the world, with the pacemaker, the gamma knife and the Seldinger tech­nique as inspirational examples. When we look back we see how KI:s curiosity-driven research has led to fundamental changes in how diseases are prevented, diagnosed, […]

The latest government research policy has a clear focus on innovation and touches upon the role of university-associated holding companies. The government expresses its intention to review the focus of holding companies and to bring suggestions forward to the parliament. I believe that in general the innovation support is too fragmented and undercapitalized and we […]