We are proud to present the partners for Sveriges Innovationsriskdag 2023, SIR23. Together they are essential to forming an arena to discuss and exchange experiences within this year’s key topics; Future Societies, Energy Transition and Planetary Resources. Scroll down to read more about each one of them.
The Swedish Intellectual Property Office helps entrepreneurs and others within the innovation community to manage their intangible assets in the best way, improve their operations, profitability, and growth. A good and conscious handling of intangible assets and rights can strengthen innovation and business.
Ignite Sweden is a non-profit initiative part of SISP that aims to foster innovation and accelerate commercialization by connecting startups to large companies and public organizations.
Since 2017, they have connected more than 1200 startups with 270+ corporates and 42 public organizations, resulting in 5600+ meetings and most importantly over 453 commercial collaborations. Read more about Ignite Sweden here.
Vinnova is Sweden’s Innovation Agency. Their mission is to build Sweden’s innovation capacity and to contribute to sustainable growth. Vinnova brings together key actors to enable the growth of innovation that makes a difference to the planet as well as Sweden’s economy.
The regional development strategy of Skåne, The Open Skåne 2023, shows the way with the statement: “Skåne shall become a strong motor for sustainable growth”. Region Skåne aims to create an environment where businesses flourish as well as a good innovation climate, that increases entrepreneurship, company development, competence development and product development, among other things.
The Swedish Institute for Standards is an organization specializing in national and international standards work both in Sweden and internationally. SIS acts as a project manager for Swedish and international efforts to develop standards and promote their use. With them, private industry and public-sector stakeholders can take initiatives and collaborate on best practices that promote Sweden’s competitiveness and encourage smart, sustainable development.
“Lund creates the future – through knowledge, innovation and openness” is the vision of Lund' thatmakes way for the development of the municipality. They also arrange an Innovation Week every second month, where the focus is sustainable development and innovation.
Teknikföretagen (the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries) is the primary representative for Swedish industry, with the mission to strengthen the competitiveness of their member companies. These 4,200 member companies constitute one third of Sweden’s exports. They aim to strengthen the competitiveness of member companies.
Wihlborgs is a real estate agency with a strong commitment to the development of their local and regional communities. They work within both the private and public sectors and focus on creating thriving city environments made for a sustainable future.
FlatFrog™ has grown to be one of the world's top interactive solution companies in the modern meeting room, with their high-performance patented InGlass™ touch technology and digital whiteboards. They create innovative, hybrid and virtual workroom solutions that enrich how people work together.
For more than 100 years the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) has been a meeting place for Sweden’s future. IVA builds bridges between the business community, academia, and policy makers. They bring together the expertise and experience of about 1300 Academic Fellows and 250 member companies.
Malmö University is a young, urban and inclusive higher education institution with 24,000 students. The University reflects the local and regional community, embraces diversity as a dimension of quality in education and research, and educates students for life-long learning to become agents of change for a sustainable global society.
The Association of University Holding Companies in Sweden, FUHS, has all 19 Swedish University Holding Companies as members. In many cases these companies are directly connected to incubators and science parks and form an important innovation platform linked to higher education.
SNITTS is a non-profit, member-driven association and an arena for actors within the academic innovation support system. By providing a platform for the exchange of experience, collaborations in the national innovation support system and skill development of individuals, they strengthen the connections between academic research and the benefits for society.
iHubs connects regional innovations where they gather companies, decision makers and politicians to create transformative changes and increase Sweden’s competitiveness as a nation. They run innovation projects that lead to resource-efficient, sustainable processes and supply chains.
Science Village is a vibrant, innovative district in Lund, Sweden, where business, academia, and the public meet in a meaningful way. Once fully developed, Science Village will become part of a dynamic and international environment, where new scientific ideas and collaborations can emerge between universities, business, and other parts of society.
WIN offers marketplaces for companies and innovations within the water, public safety, and energy sectors. Through open innovation and active matchmaking, they accelerate the process of bringing innovations to the market. WIN is based at Ideon Science Park and works from a Swedish and international perspective.
Innovation Skåne addresses today’s biggest challenges by using Skåne’s innovative power to make a positive impact on the world. Together with private and public partners they guide and develop opportunities for innovation and growth that benefit both Skåne and the rest of the world. They focus on areas where Skåne has the strength and ability to meet global needs.
Cluster of Sweden is a NGO that was established to highlight and channel interests, needs and opportunities of Swedish cluster organizations. They are backed by clusters from diverse industries and geographical locations across the entirety of Sweden, and work together to support cluster development, collaboration, policy, and internationalization.
Lund University is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities and offers a broad range of programs and courses in Scandinavia within multiple disciplines. Two of the world’s foremost research facilities for materials research and life sciences are established in Lund – the synchrotron radiation facility MAX IV and the European Spallation Source (ESS), the world’s most powerful neutron source, which will be fully operational by the end of 2027.
These facilities together with the new Lund University campus in Science Village will constitute a highly visible, world-leading center for research in materials and life sciences, cultural heritage and environmental science.