Innovation and business development

Innovation and business development are important parts of the University’s contribution to the sustainable economic growth of society.

The research activity at the University of Borås strives to be in the forefront when it comes to developing new innovations and the University works to promote the well-being and expansion of new enterprise in the region, involving all groups in society.

The University hosts the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Design, which conducts education, research and counseling and is intended to be an arena and resource for new enterprise and business development.

Through the Högskolan i Borås Holding AB, the opportunity for business upstarts are given at the University. The subsidiary Inicia AB focuses on the field of entrepreneurship and various research and student projects with commercial potential. The subsidiaries ACTION Caring Sweden AB and REACTION Center R&D AB are operational in IT based support for family and next of kin.

Högskolan i Borås Holding AB is also a founder of ESPIRA and Drivhuset i Borås (external link) (only in Swedish).