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Have you ever imagined building a car or an airplane from wood-based? Yes, it can be done! And a company pioneering this radical new thinking is Stora Enso –one of the world’s leading providers of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper.
We are looking for startups bringing disruptive innovations in digitalization, IoT, big data, analytics, supply chain, AI, VR, robotics, or in any other part of the chain that could transform Stora Enso business. In order to get there faster we are inviting innovative, fast-moving startups to advance our understanding about new technologies and market trends. The firms we select to collaborate with could be our partners or suppliers of tomorrow.
Together we can build a renewable future.
We are looking at all kind of innovations that could transform Stora Enso business.
Join Accelerator Program Digital Solutions.
A stable and efficient production line is key when it comes to operational performance. We are seeking solutions that will reduce process-related downtime as well as technical downtime. We believe that the improvement potential will come from smart mill solutions where we utilize the capabilities of analytics, predictive modelling and remote online support.
We want to reach 100% visibility across our supply chain. The first step here is to be able to track and trace our deliveries to customers in our global business. Further we want to have a zero time spent on finding information on transactions in outbound logistics. Our aim is a fully autonomous supply chain planning process.
We seek an omni-channel approach with intelligence that will create new markets, increase our share in existing markets, and achieve a high level of integration between the customer buy and Stora Enso sell processes. We also see an opportunity to provide intelligence in Stora Enso products creating new value for our customers.
Do you have an idea or a technology with the potential to help transform the renewable materials industry? Are you working with software, digitalization, IoT, big data, analytics, supply chain, AI, VR, robotics, automation, or in any other area that can offer similar solutions? Then we are looking for you!
Vertical accelerator, Stora Enso and Aalto University Developing Entrepreneurship (Aalto ENT) are proud to offer a unique accelerator program like no other in the world combining:
Startups from any industry that can take on challenges in the renewable materials industry – in any part of its value chain – are invited to apply and join us!
30th April – Application deadline
10 – 12th May – 20 selected startups will be informed
21 – 22th May – 20 startups take part in Selection Days, Including, Preparation Day on 21st of May, Final Selection Day on May 22 (Location: Vertical. Helsinki, Finland)
23rd May – 6 Winning Teams pitch to Stora Enso
28th August – 8th December – 6 teams join Accelerator Program Digital Solutions (Location: Vertical. Helsinki, Finland)
The application period is currently open. You can fill the form by April 30th and we will get back to you by May 12th with information whether you made it to top 20 startups invited for Selection Days.
Any startups bringing disruptive innovations in digitalization, IoT, big data, analytics, supply chain, AI, VR, robotics, or in any other part of the chain that could transform Stora Enso business, can apply for the program.
The program will take in Helsinki, Finland between August 28th and December 8th, 2017. For this reason, shall you startup be from abroad, you would need to relocate to Helsinki for the whole duration of the program.
Absolutely, your startup shall though be registered as a company. We welcome startups from all over the world, welcome!
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