Ignite Sustaintech 2022

Date: May 4, 2022
Location: Online

Collaboration is key to taking sustainable action and moving towards a fossil free future! Make your organization more environmentally sustainable by teaming up with startups whose knowledge and technology will positively impact your business.

The second edition of Ignite Sustaintech on May 4 will bring together startups with innovative, sustainable solutions and technologies with large companies.

Affärsverken, IBM, IHI Corporation, Procter & Gamble, SAAB, SCA, Volvo Cars and Wellspect Healthcare are some of the organizations that have confirmed their participation at this digital matchmaking event. Check out below the list of technologies and solutions these corporations are looking for.

The first edition of the event in 2021 brought together 55 sustaintech startups, 11 corporates and two public organizations in nearly 70 matchmaking meetings.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to innovate and collaborate towards a more sustainable world!

This matchmaking event is arranged by Ignite Sweden together with KTH Innovation, KTH Holding, Sting and THINGS as part of the Sustainable Energy Action, and Blekinge Business Incubator, Blue Science Park, NetPort Science Park and Örebro University as part of the project 2 EM-Power. The event is funded by Energimyndigheten, the Swedish Energy Agency.

Applications for corporates and public organizations close on April 4.

Applications for startups close on April 11.

We are looking for startups & scaleups with solutions or technologies for:


  • Behavioral change in electricity consumption
  • Emissions reduction in aircraft operations
  • Energy storage
  • Hydrogen
  • Optimization of the electricity grid and production
  • Smart energy and IoT


  • Compacting sawdust and wood waste
  • Forest-based chemicals
  • Monitor and process measurement
  • New use of wood material and waste
  • Wood-based alternatives to plastic and polymer

Sustainability, Packaging & Waste

  • Conversion of synthesis gas to ethanol, propanol or olefins via chemical catalysis
  • Environmental impact reduction in business travel and freight transport by air
  • Measuring Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and carbon footprint
  • Systems, processes, technologies or devices to convert waste into usable raw materials or products
  • Packaging material with zero/low carbon footprint


  • Effective ways for product sterilization
  • Software for measuring staff and subcontracts’ goal completion and commitment

How to join this event

Don’t forget to navigate to “Events” and apply to join this event once you have completed your company’s profile, otherwise we won’t get your application.

Please note that our matchmaking meetings are carefully curated based on a potential business opportunity. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that there will be any matches for your startup or how many meetings each startup will get.

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