Innovation Idea Competition – Pitch event, Luleå

4 June 2024

This is our last Innovation Idea Competition and your last chance to win!

Do you have an innovative idea that can make a difference and can strengthen the development of a sustainable mining industry? Then compete for SEK 600,000 in funding to realize your idea. Together we take it further, and make the industry and the world better!

In Swedish Mining Innovation’s annual Innovation Idea Competition we look for innovative ideas that can strengthen the Swedish mining industry. The competition is a unique opportunity to present your idea and thereby be given the opportunity to realize it. An expert jury chooses the eight most promising innovative ideas that gets to present at the Pitch event in Luleå, June 4th. The winner receives SEK 600 000 for the realization of their idea!

We welcome all kinds of innovative ideas that can contribute to sustainable mining. The idea can come from other sectors and thematic areas that can be applied in mining and metal production industries.


Do you want to participate as an audience?

The final of this year’s Innovation Idea Competition will be held at Ljusgården, Aurorum 1C in Luleå, June 4th, 2024. The event will be free of charge but registration is needed.

Join us at the Pitch event!

Program June 4

10.00  Coffee and mingle

10.30  Welcome
Charlotte Andersson, Program Director & Niclas Dahlström, Senior Program Manager, Swedish Mining Innovation

10.35    Financing opportunities Swedish Mining Innovation, Metals & Minerals and Vinnova
Lawrence Hooey, Technology and Innovation Manager, Swedish Mining Innovation
Eva Ahlner, Senior Advisor, Vinnova

10.50    Last year’s winners
MycoMine, Magnus Ivarsson & Björn Ohlsén

11.05    Introduction of the Innovation Idea competition and the jury
Lotta Sartz, Senior Project Manager and Chairman of the jury, Swedish Mining Innovation Bergslagen
Niklas Dahlström, Senior Program Manager, Swedish Mining Innovation

11.15    Four pitches
6 min/pitch and room for questions

12.15  Mingel lunch
Meet SME Network manager Erik Hagenrud and our PhD Student Network

13.00    Four pitches
6 min/pitch and room for questions

14.00    Swedish Mining Innovations SME network  
Erik Hagenrud, SME Network Coordinator, Swedish Mining Innovation

14.15    International opportunities
Lawrence Hooey, Technology and Innovation Manager, Swedish Mining Innovation

14.30   Closing words

14.30 Coffee

 

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