Ignite Sweden at the Harvard Business Review

The prestigious journal published an article written by researchers from Umeå University with insights from matchmaking meetings organized by our initiative.

Researchers Medhanie Gaim, Sujith Nair and Tomas Blomquist from Umeå Universitet studied 150 meetings between 108 deeptech startups and 34 corporations organized by our initiative to understand how these companies can better collaborate.

“When there is a clear aim aligned with the corporate agenda, corporations lead first meetings by creating a space for the startups to fill in order to potentially solve their current and future problems. Even if nothing concrete comes from the first meeting, at least the corporate representatives will receive new insights about current trends and new technologies. This alone makes these meetings worthwhile,” wrote the researchers.

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