Prize for Collaboration and Innovation

Halmstad University annually awards a prize for collaboration and innovation to celebrate successes and efforts to do with innovation and collaboration.

The prize is awarded to the individual or group of individuals that has been particularly successful in – through collaboration – developing and strengthening the research and education at Halmstad University.


The winner will be selected after particularly successful achievements in the following fields, and where student participation is a particularly motivating component:

  • Having built long-term stable processes and/or driving value-creating activities for collaboration/innovation in participation with society.
  • In an innovative way having developed education and/or research that has created new knowledge, understanding and new solutions implemented in response to important challenges in society.


Staff and students can nominate one or more candidates. The nomination should include which of the above criteria the nomination is based on and a motivation. It is important that all parts of the particular criteria are fulfilled.

Montage of two portraits of a man and a woman.

Magnus Clarin, Research and Education Manager at Region Halland and Project Manager at the University, and Stella Erlandsson, Collaboration Coordinator at the University, were awarded Halmstad University’s Prize for Collaboration and Innovation 2023. Picture: Anna-Frida Agardson