Test your creative business idea

eXpress är för många kreatörer det första steget till eXpression Umeås affärsstöd. Här får du tillsammans med andra ta del av verktyg och modeller för att provtrycka din idé, innovation och ditt entreprenörskap. Är du redo att ta din kreativa affärsidé till ett hållbart företag?

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24/2 2021
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Affärsglöd i coronapandemin – samtal med entreprenörer

Livesamtal om hur förändrade förutsättningar under coronapandemin skapat nya affärsmöjligheter.
Omslagsbild Prissättning och Kalkyleringsworkshop.
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Workshop Prissättning

Få experthjälp med att strategiskt prissätta dina produkter.
2/3 2021
Future Retail Lab

Workshop financing models for growth

Den nionde workshopen i eXpression Future Lab.

Stories of
the Creatives

Investing in your creative entrepreneurship means embarking on a unique and eventful journey. Each trip tells a story about the people who often hide behind a brand, service or product. In "The Story of the Creatives" we get to know the driving forces, challenges and lessons learned that have shaped some of the entrepreneurs who move in our environment.

minds unite

We are a business incubator that enables the development of driven creators with ideas, innovations or companies in the artistic, cultural and creative industries. We offer efficient and innovative methods, a creative coworking environment and world-class prototype labs. Together, creative industries are leading the way to the sustainable growth of the future
creative minds unite.


Together with creators, we promise to challenge standards in business development with a focus on artistic, cultural and creative industries. Here is a selection of the creators who developed their ideas, innovations and companies with the help of eXpression Umeå.

Umeå Today logotyp
The Real Group Academy logotyp
Take Me to Paisley - logotyp
Bosse och Ester logotyp
Tack Tack Media logotyp
Proto Proto Logotyp

Our programs

Creatives is eXpression Umeå's incubator program. The program offers you as a creator with a company help to develop this further into a sustainable company. The goal of the program is that you have developed into a sustainable creator with strong self-leadership and resilience and your company into a sustainable company with recurring revenues.
For many creators, the program is the first step towards eXpression's business support. During the program you will get tools and models to test your idea, innovation and your entrepreneurship.
eXpression Design
The program is a collaboration between eXpression Umeå and the creative network High Coast Creative in Örnsköldsvik. As a participant you get access to a platform with lectures and workshops in the process from sketch to finished product on the market.
Future Retail Lab
Future Retail Lab is aimed at new entrepreneurs and owner-driven companies in the trade as well as to companies that are in the borderland between trade, visitor and experience industries. The program helps you create growth, develop new business models and forms of collaboration.
Summer eXpression
During a summer, you as a young creator get the chance to take your design from idea to finished product in collaboration with skilled producers in the Umeå region.
3D Lab at Curiosum
Our offers
eXpression Umeå's core offering is our business development programs, but we have more to offer. Read more about our offers and environments here.