The second European AI Startup Matchday offers a fantastic opportunity for corporates from Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands and France to meet innovative startups featured on the European AI Startup Landscape. Don’t miss this hybrid matchmaking event on May 30, 2023 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Organized by Ignite Sweden, appliedAI, Hub France IA, NL AI Coalition, Business Sweden, the Embassies of Sweden in France and Germany, this event is funded by Vinnova – Sweden’s Innovation Agency.

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Our classic matchmaking event that connects innovative startups with Ignite’s corporate and public members.

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Applications for corporates close August 18
Applications for startups close on August 27

In this digital matchmaking, startups with a wide-range of innovations are matched with Ignite’s corporate and public members.

Please note, preliminary time.

Applications for corporates close on April 5
Applications for startups close on April 14

First edition of 2023 of this matchmaking where startups can meet Ignite’s corporate and public members.

Note! Preliminary time

Applications for corporates and public organizations close on January 13
Applications for startups close on January 22

Startups are playing a key role in the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry!

At the first Test & Demo Matchmaking on October 19, industrial SMEs will have the opportunity to meet up to 7 expert startups developing solutions within AI, machine learning, connectivity, new materials, robotics, cloud technology, mobility, IoT, big data and more.

Applications for SMEs close on September 30.
Applications for startups close on October 4.

This matchmaking event is arranged by Ignite Sweden in collaboration with SISP Swedish Incubators & Science Parks, Create Business Incubator, Södertälje Science Park and Uminova Innovation as part of the project “Test & Demo with scope on the business”.


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 is free of charge as it is funded by Vinnova. Once you get the email confirmation that your startup has been matched with a corporate or public organization, our team will contact you with instructions on how to proceed. Click here to read more.


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 30
Applications for startups close on October 4

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 is free of charge as it is funded by Vinnova. Once you get the email confirmation that your startup has been matched with a corporate or public organization, our team will contact you with instructions on how to proceed. Click here to read more.

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

At this matchmaking session you will have the chance to be matched with established companies and public organizations including Boliden, HBV, Lamiflex, Microsoft, Mimer, Momento, Mölnlycke, Stångåstaden, Uppsala Municipality, Uppsalahem, WEG, Wellspecta and ÖBO – Örebrobostäder Aktiebolag.

The participating corporations are looking for startups with a wide range of innovations within energy, sustainability, mining, and construction, among other areas.

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

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.

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


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

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 is free of charge as it is funded by Vinnova. Once you get the email confirmation that your startup has been matched with a corporate or public organization, our team will contact you with instructions on how to proceed. Click here to read more.

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.

Applications for startups close on October 6

In connection to this matchmaking, a Doing Business in South Korea webinar will take place on October 26 at 8:00 CEST. Find out more about the market, culture, specific dos and don’ts in the country and other practical information that will help you expand your business into South Korea. 

Learn more and register for the event here.

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 is free of charge as it is funded by Vinnova. Once you get the email confirmation that your startup has been matched with a corporate or public organization, our team will contact you with instructions on how to proceed. Click here to read more.

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.

Eight Indian corporates from a range of sectors have now confirmed their participation including:

Aditya BirlaA multinational conglomerate, with interests in a wide variety of industries including textiles, cement, chemicals, financial services and telecom. 

AstraZenecaA global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines.

BaxterProvides diagnostic, critical care, nutrition, kidney care, hospital and surgical products and solutions to over 100 countries around the world. 

Cyient A global engineering and technology solutions company working with over 300 customers to design, build, operate, and maintain the products and services.

EKA MobilityAn automotive and technology company, introducing sustainable, profitable and efficient new energy commercial vehicles and solutions to accelerate mass adaptation. 

HCL Technologiesa next-generation global technology company with an integrated portfolio of products, solutions, and services, built around digital, IoT, cloud, automation, cybersecurity, analytics, infrastructure management, and engineering services, amongst others.

Novartis IndiaA leading global medicines company that uses innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. 

Tata Power India’s largest integrated power company is a pioneer credited with steering the energy sector on technology, process and platform.

These corporates are looking for solutions within:

Mobility

Textiles

Batteries

Sustainability

Buildings 

Health Tech

Other

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 startups close on August 28

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 is free of charge as it is funded by Vinnova. Once you get the email confirmation that your startup has been matched with a corporate or public organization, our team will contact you with instructions on how to proceed. Click here to read more.

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