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:
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
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
Pink & Turquoise Hydrogen Production
Carbon Capture and Utilization
LNG Terminal infrastructure
Hardware for LNG plants
Sensors for autonomous driving (camera, radar, lidar)
Calibration Software for EV’s and Autonomous vehicles
ACAC or DCDC conversion for small motors
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.
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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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