Application for Mentor4Research 2021

Are you curious about commercialising research and want to learn more? Do you want to explore potential applications of your research with the support from an experienced mentor from outside of academia?

If so, the Mentor4Research programme is for you! Application is open.

Who may apply?

We are looking for researchers from all disciplines. 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 its (in total at least 40-80 hours)
  • researchers with proprietary research

How do I apply?

To apply for Mentor4Research is simple. In the application form you only have to provide short answers to a few questions about why you want to participate in the programme, your research and your thoughts on the potential for commercialisation. When we have received your application you may be contacted for an interview as part of the application process.

Application is open 15 June - 15 October. We look forward to your application!

Apply here

Learn 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 with all participants.
  • The programme runs over almost one year, from February through November.
  • Application period 15 June - 15 October.


For further information or if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Anna Franzén or Nhils Forslund, Programme Managers Mentor4Research.