We unite creative minds


We unite creative minds


Ideation is a workshop series for students who through creative processes let you generate, communicate and develop your ideas. Here you can test your entrepreneurial skills and collaborate in teams with participants from different disciplines of Umeå University.

For students
5 evening workshops
Generate and develop business ideas
Coaching during the workshops
Free of charge


Summer eXpression

Summer eXpression is the summer program that is aimed at those who are students in aesthetic education, young undiscovered creators and innovators. The program focuses on design of utility items and during its seven weeks you will work with sketches and prototypes to then put your design into small-scale production.

For students
Full time 7 weeks during the summer
Develop utility items and lay the foundation for business concept
Coaching during the program
Network of local manufacturers
Free of charge



eXpress is the program that targets you with the embryo to a business concept within the creative and cultural industries that you are ready to develop further into a company.

For idea owners
2-6 months
6 afternoon workshops
Evaluate and develop the idea
Coaching during the workshops
Cleandesk in the incubator
Free of charge


eXpression Creative

Our program eXpression Creative, a continuously business development support, is designed to help you with your continued entrepreneurship. The program runs for up to two years – the time is adjusted to where you are in your entrepreneurship.

For companies / startups
6-24 months
Develop your business
Individual business coach
Joint workshops
Office space in the incubator (1000 – 3000 SEK / month)

eXpression Umeå

We unite creative minds.

We offer a creatively stimulating and innovative environment for driven talents who are ready to evolve as entrepreneurs.
We build new successful companies within the creative and cultural industries with a strong spirit of DIT – Do It Together.

At eXpression Umeå, we know that the more people who get the opportunity to test their ideas, the more of them continue to realize them. We also know that an excellent idea does not have any limits.


Here are some companies that have been working in the incubator (alumni) and some companies that we currently are working with (incubator companies).

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