Sweden-Canada Startup Matchday 2022

Date: September 22, 2022 - September 23, 2022
Location: Toronto

In the second edition of the Sweden-Canada Startup Matchday, a maximum of 15 Swedish startups will have the unique opportunity to meet world-leading Canadian corporations live in Toronto, Canada.

The theme of this event is AI for Industry 4.0. Some of the key focus areas for this matchmaking are:

  • Advanced manufacturing & industry 4.0
  • Energy efficiency
  • Carbon neutral solutions
  • Big data management
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Robotics
  • Supply chain & logistics
  • Connectivity & 5G
  • Digitalization & IoT

This matchmaking is arranged as part of the Sweden Canada Innovation Initiative in collaboration with AI Sweden, Business Sweden, Vinnova – Sweden’s Innovation Agency, DMZ and ECCIR.  

Selection Criteria:

 Startups will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Must work with Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Relevance to this Matchday’s theme
  • Maturity of the company 
  • Priority will be given to startups who have already received a followup meeting with a Canadian company either from Sweden Innovation Days 2022 or the Sweden-Canada Startup Matchday 2021.


There will be funding available from Vinnova for the successful startups for travel and accomodation costs of up to 25,000 SEK. Please note that this covers a maximum of two representatives per startup. 

Please note this time is preliminary

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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