About the project
Swedish startups and scaleups are paving the way in developing technological innovations to address climate change. The Swedish Climate Startup Map aims to increase the visibility of companies devoted to accelerating the green transition, helping them to attract investment, customers, and talent, and ultimately scaling up their technologies.
The latest version of the Map, released in February 2024, features 508 companies from all parts of Sweden offering a wide range of solutions and technologies for various industries. These companies were selected through a process that goes beyond carbon dioxide reduction to assess their climate performance from a holistic perspective. A new update of the Map is planned for the end of 2024.
The Swedish Climate Startup Map was initiated by Sting in 2020 as part of Startup Climate Action, funded by Vinnova, to showcase startups working towards creating change and solving climate challenges. The initiative is now led by Chalmers Ventures, Dalarna Science Park, Ignite Sweden, LEAD, SISP Swedish Incubators & Science Parks, and Sting.
This joint project continued in 2022 as part of the national initiative Omställningslyftet, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Tillväxtverket and Vinnova, and the Sustainable Energy Action, funded by Energimyndigheten.
Sting launches the Swedish Startup Climate Action Map 0.1
The project becomes part of Omställningslyftet and is now led by Chalmers Ventures, Dalarna Science Park, Ignite Sweden, LEAD, SISP and Sting.
A first version was released with 108 startups and scaleups within the energy sector
A new platform was launched with 420 climate companies targeting multiple industries and providing the ability to search them according to various categories.
A new update of the Map was released with the addition of 58 environmental startups and scaleups.
The last update of the Map was released with 42 new climate startups and scaleups.
The Project Team
SISP & Ignite Sweden
Business Operations Manager
Project Manager of Omställningslyftet
Project Manager & Sustainability Expert
Dalarna Science Park
We hope that the Swedish Climate Startup Map will boost the reliability of the solutions developed by our incubator companies, as well as their visibility among potential customers and investors both in Sweden and worldwide.Martina Hegestig
Business Operations Manager
Who are behind the project?
The Climate Action Startup Map is led by
Chalmers Ventures is a hybrid of world-class venture creation and impact investment on a mission to turn deep-tech university spinouts into global impact companies. Their promise is to take every dream and idea with potential into game-changing business.
Dalarna Science Park is a place of innovation that supports talented, ambitious individuals and businesses. When new ideas and experience come together, innovative entrepreneurialism and sustainable development flourish.
Ignite aims to foster innovation by connecting startups to large companies and public organizations. Since it began in spring 2017, Ignite has facilitated over 6300 matchmaking meetings, resulting in 453 commercial collaborations.
Lead. Based in East Sweden since 2002, the business incubator has supported hundreds of promising startups in Linköping and Norrköping. Their alumni companies include Neo4j, Softube and Chargestorm.
Swedish Incubators and Science Parks is a nationwide non-profit association with over 60 members. It is developing the world’s most efficient innovation ecosystem by connecting its incubators and science parks members to Sweden’s leading universities, corporations, public organizations, customer and exit markets.
Sting is the leading accelerator in the Nordics. Since 2002, they have supported hundreds of promising Stockholm-based startups including Yubico, Videoplaza, Volumental, Karma, Dreams and Sellpy. Sting has also taken an active part in developing several key components of the startup ecosystem in Stockholm and Sweden.
The project is co-funded by
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