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Application for Mentor4Research

Are you curious about commercialisation and would like to learn more about the possibilities of commercialising your research? If so, the Mentor4Research programme at Uppsala University is for you.

The programme runs yearly from February to November. Application to the programme opens i September and closes 31 October each year.

Admission to the 2018-year programme is under way. You can read more about the application process below.

Who may apply?

We are looking for researchers, from all disciplines, who are interested in exploring the potential for commercialisation of their own research and are eager to learn more.

Other criteria are:

  • Researchers ranging from third-year PhD students to experienced professors
  • Researchers who have a genuine interest in working closely and openly with a mentor
  • Researchers who will devote time and commitment to the programme and participate in all programme activities (in total at least 40-80 hours)
  • Researchers with proprietary research

How do I apply?

To apply for Mentor4Research is simple. You only have to provide short answers to five questions about why you want to participate in the programme, your research and your thoughts on the potential for commercialisation.

Application is open 1 September - 31 October.

If you have applied to Mentor4Research 2018, we will let you know no later than 1 January 2018 if you are in the programme.  

Read more about M4R

Short facts
  • Open to researchers in all disciplines at Uppsala University
  • The programme is free of charge
  • In addition to the individual meetings between mentor and researcher the programme includes seminars and workshops meetings with all participants
  • The programme runs over almost one year, from February through November
  • Apply latest October 31st
  • We will notify you no later than January 1st


For further information or if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Moa Fransson, Programme Manager.