is crucial.

Ignite Sweden matches large companies and the public sector with the most innovative Swedish startups.
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Meet your next B2B customer


Innovate together with startups


We help your startups go to market

Public Sector

Startups have the solution to your challenges

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The Ignite Mission

At Ignite Sweden we have a mission; to make it easier for the Swedish startups to find their first large customer so they can grow their business. There is always a startup out there that can help the private and public sectors innovate and solve their numerous challenges. But they cannot always find each other.

Ignite Sweden is a non-profit program that aims to establish tighter bonds between our vibrant
startup scene, established companies and public organizations so they can initiate commercial

How do we do that? We match the right startup with the right person in the right organization
according to their needs and challenges, and we facilitate their first meeting. Prior to this meeting, we give them the right support so that their conversation can lead to business partnerships.

Ignite Sweden in Numbers

Ignite Sweden has become a success in the startup ecosystem. Let our results speak for themselves.
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Testimonials from our Collaboration Heroes

”Ignite Sweden is the tool to secure we get the startup and scaleup ecosystem that our industry needs to be competitive in the future”
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Marie Wall
Deputy Director for Startups at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise

The Ignite Stories


Ignite Stories: Mavenoid & Lindab

Creating a pilot project gave Lindab the confidence to expand their work with Mavenoid and move towards a full rollout of their solution.

December 15, 2022

Ignite Stories: Uppsala Municipality & Tvinn

Together with a group of students, the startup developed a new model for a local power market for Uppsala.

October 31, 2022

Ignite Stories: Mimbly & Uppsalahem

After a successful first pilot, this collaboration will now scale up to save 750,000 liters of water and 21 kilos of microplastics annually.

October 10, 2022

A More Innovative Reuse and Recycling

A project led by Avfall Sverige, Ignite and partners resulted in two pilot projects between the city of Mölndal and the startups Brighteco and Parlametric.

June 13, 2022

Ignite Stories: IPercept & Toyota Material Handling

From their initial meeting at Sweden Innovation Days 2020 to a successful POC, learn how the startup helps Toyota minimize the risk of unforeseen breakdowns.

June 9, 2022

Umeå Municipality Created a Digital Youth Center Together With Startups

Uminova’s The Fine Arc and Bufferleaf cooperated with a stafrtup from Chalmers Venture in this unique pilot project, after being matched through Ignite Public.

May 12, 2022

Startups have the solution for Uppsala’s challenges

Two great collaboration stories that show how the municipality has been working towards innovation together with startups matched through Ignite Public.

July 7, 2021

Ignite Stories: Coor, FLIR & Spotscale

Using one collaboration to build the next was Spotscale's strategy when they developed ground breaking technology with FLIR and then supplied it to Coor.

June 10, 2021

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