Our programmes

Cultural Heritage Programme

Cultural heritage & sustainability
" Sustainable production and recycling
" Storytelling and branding
" The S-P-O-K manufacturer network
" Focus on cultural heritage and sustainable design
For those who want to create new sustainable concepts and offers, develop your story and discover new digital production methods - in a context where cultural heritage is at the centre.
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APPLICATION PENDING

NEST

Sustainable textile & fashion industry
" Pitch competition
" National bootcamp with business support
" Chance to win a 75 000 SEK scholarship
" Partner networks to boost growth
For those who want to contribute to a more sustainable textile & fashion industry through an innovation or your company and support the transformation of the sector.
7 Dec - 26 Feb
APPLICATION OPEN

Creatives

Incubator
" 14 workshops and lectures
" In-depth business coaching individually and in groups
" Mentoring Programme
" Community
" Access to prototype workshops
" Office space
For those who have a business and developed a prototype or finished product, proven that there is a market, working at least half-time and ready to take the next step.
Start 8 Feb
APPLICATION PENDING

Express

Pre-incubator
" 9 preparatory workshops
" Market Verification
" Makerspaces and co-working
" Templates and tools
For those who have a business idea and want to develop a prototype of a product or service and investigate the need in the market, have the opportunity to spend about 10h a week.
Apply by 6/2 2023
APPLICATION OPEN

Summer eXpression

For young designers
" Intensive Programme (7 summer weeks)
" From idea to sale at Designtorget
" Cooperation with manufacturing companies
" Follows the design process
For students or a young designer and curious to learn the process from the drawing board to production and sales. A work sample is required for application.
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APPLICATION PENDING
Group discussions in workshop

Get feedback on your business idea

Want to talk to someone about your business idea or find out more about our programmes? Book a first digital meeting with one of our business coaches.

Per

Vågebrant

Business coach / NEST

Stefan

Eriksson

Community Manager | Game Hub Umeå

Fanny

Lindén

Business Coach | Cultural Heritage Programme

Anna

Wikholm Kjellberg

Business Coach | Creatives

Annakarin

Nyberg

Business Coach | Creatives