Sweden Innovation Days – The Matchmaking

Date: March 21, 2023 - March 23, 2023
Location: Online
Blue banner with Sweden Innovation Days Logo and 21-23 March in yellow text

Our biggest matchmaking of the year is returning March 21-23, 2023! Sweden Innovation Days will connect corporates from ten countries to startups with innovative solutions to their specific needs. 

Back for its third year, this matchmaking offers a unique opportunity for corporates, startups and public sector organizations from Sweden, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, South Korea, and the USA to meet and potentially create new business collaborations together. 

The event will again focus on how innovation can increase environmental, social and economic sustainability. See below for a full list of the key areas we are looking for solutions within.

With 420+ planned meetings across all three days, between at least 60 corporates and 180 startups, Sweden Innovation Days is a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your international business connections. 

Apply via the forms linked below. Please note that only startups and corporates from the ten participating countries are eligible for this event. 

Deadline for corporates has now closed.

Deadline for startups has now closed

We are looking for solutions within:

AI & Machine Learning
Training of AI models
Natural Language Processing
Data management

HealthTech & MedTech
Skin microbiome technologies
Tools to measure responses to food and beverages
Biocompatible glue or adhesives
Innovations within storage and management of medical imagery
System solutions for elderly care in home/hospital setting
Condition indication of wound care products
Bladder and bowel diagnostics and infection mitigation
Endometriosis diagnostics
Genetic testing for hereditary cancer
Cell-free DNA purification
Methylation tests for rare diseases

Customer Care & Employee Engagement
Warehouse operations efficiency and working conditions
HR management tools
Nudging for increased UX and sustainable choices
Customer engagement

Resource & Environment
Carbon capture and storage
Biodiversity assessment and guidance
ESG reporting, tracking & monitoring
Climate models for water resource management

Sustainable cities, buildings and societies
Solutions for more sustainable, private households
Smart buildings and districts

Water & Wastewater
Water and fluid measuring and monitoring systems
Large scale dewatering of tailings from mining
Industrial waste water treatment

Other / Miscellaneous
Space tech
Metaverse, Web3, VR
Cyber security
Quantum computing
Insurance services, fraud detection

Forestry & Agriculture
Smart Forestry
Sustainable and biodiverse forestry
Sustainable fish farming

Energy Intelligence, Distribution & Storage
Energy demand forecasting
Energy system/grid management and optimisation
Energy ecosystems

Food & Beverages
Sustainable protein
Innovative cooking solutions
Whole foods, food enhancers and new ingredients

Industry & Manufacturing
Increased automation and decision support systems
Sustainable manufacturing
Predictive and prescriptive maintenance
5G & 6G technologies

Packaging & Materials
Sustainable packaging
Surface treatments
Advanced materials
Novel, sustainable materials

Recycling & Waste
Enabling/improving recyclability of bacteria-contaminated products
Recycling technologies for industries
Enabling technologies for circular economy in sanitation
Metal extraction from sludge or ashes
Detoxification of biomass combustion residues
Separation of cement waste

Renewable Energy & Energy Recycling
Energy generation and waste heat recovery in industries
Innovation in solar energy
Edge AI in renewable energy
Green hydrogen technologies

Transportation & Mobility
Logistics planning, demand forecasting, connected supply chain and goods tracking
Smart cooling and heating solutions for electric vehicles
Systems and sub-systems for autonomous driving/vehicles

Sweden Innovations Days are organized by Vinnova – Sweden’s innovation agency together with Energimyndigheten – the Swedish Energy Agency, Formas – a Swedish research council for sustainable development, SISP, Ignite Sweden, Business Sweden and AI Sweden.

The matchmaking is a part of the wider Sweden Innovation Days conference. This wider event will offer a platform for digital and physical meetings such as workshops, fireside chats, networking, knowledge sharing and matchmaking sessions as well as practical information about future network and funding opportunities. Find out more about the conference at www.swedeninnovationdays.se 

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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