Make your industry smarter, more sustainable, improve agility and increase competitiveness by collaborating with the most innovative IndTech startups!

At Ignite IndTech on October 19, corporates will have the opportunity to meet handpicked startups within AI, machine learning, connectivity, new materials, robotics, cloud technology, mobility, social interaction, IoT, big data and more. 


The first edition of the event in 2021 brought together 32 IndTech startups and 9 corporates in 42 matchmaking meetings.


Ignite IndTech is co-hosted by Ignite Sweden and Automation Region.

Applications for corporates and public organizations close on September 16
Applications for startups close on September 25

Collaboration is key to taking sustainable action and moving towards a fossil free future! We invite large companies and public organizations to the third edition of Ignite Sustaintech on November 24.

At this matchmaking session you will have the chance to meet up to 7 expert startups with innovative solutions and technologies within areas such as circular economy, energy, renewables, smart cities, smart home, sustainability, sustainable transportation, waste and water. 

The previous editions of the event brought together 84 startups, 18 corporates and two public organizations in over 100 matchmaking meetings.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to explore the possibility to collaborate with startups whose knowledge and technology will positively impact your business. 

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 October 21
Applications for startups close on October 30

The first Sweden – Korea Startup Matchday will connect innovative Swedish startups with Korean corporates to collectively work together to find solutions for a digital & sustainable society. 

This event organised by Ignite Sweden, K Startup Center, Business Sweden, Things, the Embassy of Sweden in South Korea and is funded by Vinnova-Sweden’s Innovation Agency as part of the Sweden-Korea Innovation Initiative.

More information to come, time is preliminary

Applications for startups close on October 6

In the second edition of this matchmaking, Swedish startups will have the chance to meet with leading Indian companies in order to find smart and healthy solutions for the future.

At this matchmaking event, Indian corporates are looking for solutions within medical IoT, digital wellness, home automation, renewable energy, smart mobility, AI for Health, energy efficiency, remote work, smart appliances and much more! 

This matchmaking is arranged as part of the Sweden India Innovation Initiative in collaboration with Ignite Sweden, NASSCOM Center of Excellence, Business Sweden, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi, the Swedish Institute, the Swedish-India Business Council and is funded by Vinnova – Sweden’s Innovation Agency. 

Applications for corporates and public organizations close on August 20
Applications for startups close on August 28

This matchday is a part of the Swedish, French & German Innovation Initiative and will connect Swedish startups with French and German corporates in order to create a more connected future. 

Dr Oetker, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), Liebherr, Miele, Renault, Volkswagen, WAGO and Warema have all confirmed their participation and are looking for a range of startup solutions including:

Sustainability

Data & Analytics

Other

This event is organised in collaboration Hub France IA, appliedAI, Things, the Embassies of Sweden in France and Germany and Business Sweden. It is funded by Vinnova – Sweden’s Innovation Agency.

Corporate deadline: April 6, 2022

Startup deadline: May 13, 2022

Welcome to this exclusive matchmaking for Ignite corporate & public members, where the organizations are matched with startups according to the needs and challenges indicated in a needs assessment conducted prior to the event.

The forth members-only matchmaking session of the year will take place online on November 24.

The list of participating organizations and their challenges will be published soon.

Please note, preliminary time.


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.

Important information for corporations and public organizations:
This event is exclusively for Ignite Members. Please fill in the form below to let us know that you’d like to participate in this matchmaking session.
Aren’t you a member yet? Click here and read more

Applications for corporates and public organizations close on October 21
Applications for startups close on October 30

Welcome to this exclusive matchmaking for Ignite corporate & public members, where the organizations are matched with startups according to the needs and challenges indicated in a needs assessment conducted prior to the event.

The third members-only matchmaking session of the year will take place online on September 15.

The list of participating organizations and their challenges will be published soon.

Please note, preliminary time.

Applications for corporates and public organizations close on August 17
Applications for startups close on August 24


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.

Important information for corporations and public organizations:
This event is exclusively for Ignite Members. Please fill in the form below to let us know that you’d like to participate in this matchmaking session.
Aren’t you a member yet? Click here and read more. 

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:

Funding:

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

In this first ever edition of the Sweden-USA Startup Matchday, late stage Swedish startups and scaleups will have the chance to meet urbs and their partners and join two of their carbon free projects in the real estate and infrastructure sector in New York, USA.  

urbs | Urban Systems is a true system integrator that partners with investors, real estate developers and city districts to deliver sustainable solutions for real estate and infrastructure. urbs draws its strength on the proven Nordic technologies and expertise to execute development and projects that focus on; profitable return on investment, significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote circular economy principles, and inclusive growth. 

The first project with Hudson Square Properties includes decarbonization of buildings in Manhattan. They are looking for technology providers (both hardware and software) within resource efficient systems such as heat pumps or control systems balancing tools.

In the second project, in their role as one of the founders of the Stony Brook University Consortium, urbs has been announced as one of the four finalists to develop Governors Island into a Global Center of Excellence for Climate Sciences project. urbs is taking the lead on delivering sustainable infrastructure; e.g., carbon-free marine infrastructure, waste energy, fully renewable energy-powered electrical infrastructure, and facilitating financing for the infrastructure..

Please note that this matchmaking is only open to mature startups established in Sweden that meet the following requirements:

This is a fantastic opportunity for late stage startups and scaleups ready to implement their solutions in real world situations and expand their business into the USA.

The Sweden-USA Startup Matchday is organized in cooperation with Energimyndigheten – the Swedish Energy Agency.  

Please note, the time is preliminary.

Startup deadline: 8 May, 2022

Welcome to this exclusive matchmaking for Ignite corporate & public members, where the organizations are matched with startups according to the needs and challenges indicated in a needs assessment conducted prior to the event.

The second members-only matchmaking session of the year will take place online on May 31. The organizations that have confirmed their participation at this event are Alfa Laval, Alstom, Boliden, E.ON, City of Helsingborg, IBM, L’Oréal, Länsförsäkringar/LFant, Mölnlycke Health Care, Novartis, Rexel, SAAB, Södra, Toyota Material Handling Europe, Uppsala Municipality, Vattenfall Sales and Wellspect HealthCare.


Applications for startups close on Sunday, May 8.

Please note, this event is divided into two sessions, with a lunch break in between.

The participant organizations are looking for innovative solutions within these areas:

AI & DATA ANALYSIS
AI for data aggregation
Cloud platforms for data sharing hosted within the EU (preferably Sweden)
Secure management and sharing of medical data

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Customer experience tools
Digital platforms for communication, input and support
Personalization of user experience
Process end-customers data
Real-time customer satisfaction follow-up

ENERGY
Asset building and predicted maintenance
Behavioral change towards energy and sustainability
Energy storage and flexibility
Fossil-free alternatives to gas 
Optimization of the technical process for biochar 
Optimization of heat production and network
Production and transportation of hydrogen
Tools for energy efficiency certification 
Visualization of electricity consumption and production

FORESTRY
Alternative uses for forest bioproducts
Services and products for forest farm development

INDUSTRY & PRODUCTION
Additive manufacturing,
Chemical-resistant materials
Energy reduction
Green hydrogen production
Monitoring and data collection
Preventive maintenance and fault detection sensors
Storage
Turbomachinery

INSURANCE
Insurance as a service
New offerings for increasing the use of banking and insurance products
Open insurance

PUBLIC SECTOR
Solutions for increasing the inhabitants’ security
Tools for increasing students’ performance
Tools for language learning

SUSTAINABILITY
Carbon capture storage innovations
Climate footprint measurement and visualization
Innovations connected to restoring biodiversity after industrial operations
Large scale waste management innovations
Plastic waste measurement 
Solutions for supporting governance and reporting

VEHICLES
Connected vehicles 
Delivery models for service and support of integrated products from other suppliers
Power management systems for engines
Real-time monitoring and predictive maintenance
System for vehicle localization

OTHER
Automation and digitalization of product descriptions and instructions
Digital solutions to decrease business trips to construction sites 
Digital tools for construction site optimization
Enhancing sustainability for FMCG through introducing innovative and eco-friendly materials/chemicals
Facilities and production sites’ security
Innovations connected to bio-sensors
Innovations connected to smart labels for increased quality control
Logistics optimization



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.

Important information for corporations and public organizations:
This event is exclusively for Ignite Members. Please fill in the form below to let us know that you’d like to participate in this matchmaking session.
Aren’t you a member yet? Click here and read more.