Sweden Korea Startup Matchday

Date: November 8, 2023
Location: Online

The Sweden – Korea Startup Matchday is returning for the second time and will connect innovative Swedish startups with South Korean corporates to collectively work together to find solutions for innovation challenges.  

CJ Corporate, Doosan Group, Hyundai CRADLE, LG Future Home (LG Electronics), LG Innotek, Samsung Ventures and SK Discovery have all confirmed their participation in the matchmaking.

They are looking for innovative solutions within these areas:


Consumer electronics

Digital health

Content intelligence

Data visualization

Hyper Personalization of content

Customer analysis based on behaviour


Sass solutions for wearables

Non-Invasive Blood Pressure monitoring

Non-Invasive Blood Sugar monitoring

Digital Biomarker Solutions

Eye tracking solutions

Womens Health Solutions

FDA approved digital health solutions


Digital solutions to streamline age care

Hardware for assisted living facilities

Operational streamlining technologies

Facility operators


Sharing economy solutions

Fintech solutions for mortgages, and loans

Home data fintech solutions

Online to Offline Service providers

Community based technology


Chemical waste to value

Plastic recycling to value

Contaminated plastic recycling

Chemical recycling


Pink & Turquoise Hydrogen Production

Ammonia Cracking

Carbon Capture and Utilization

LNG Terminal infrastructure

Hardware for LNG plants


Sensors for autonomous driving (camera, radar, lidar)

Sensor fusion

Calibration Software for EV’s and Autonomous vehicles

ACAC or DCDC conversion for small motors

EV Components

Battery Management systems


Digital Twins of manufacturing processes

Perception technology to detect system failures

Digital Automatic Voltage Regulators

Sustainable solutions for construction equipment manufacturing


Computer Vision to take inventory of a fridge

Detection of cooked temperature inside oven

The event is organized by Ignite Sweden, Business Sweden, the Embassy of Sweden in South Korea and funded by Vinnova – Sweden’s Innovation Agency as part of the Sweden-Korea Innovation Initiative.

Please note there will also an exciting opportunity in 2024 for a limited number of startups to participate in an in-person followup event in Korea in 2024 to continue discussions and solidify your working relationship.

Applications for Swedish startups close 9 October.

Important information for startups:
It is important that you indicate which of the challenges you target when you apply to this matchmaking session. Please note that we cannot guarantee that you will get any matches at this event. This event is exclusive for startups established in Sweden.
Your participation in the matchmaking is made possible by the funding we receive from Vinnova (referred to as “verifieringsmedel” in Swedish) to support the commercialization of your innovation. Upon receiving confirmation that your startup has been matched with a corporate or public organization, our team will reach out to you with detailed instructions on the next steps.
Click here to read more about this funding

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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