Have you ever imagined building a car or an airplane from wood-based materials? Yes, it can be done! And a company pioneering this radical new thinking is us - 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.
Our business challenges are your opportunities!
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The Accelerator program
Vertical accelerator, Stora Enso and Aalto University Developing Entrepreneurship are proud to offer a unique accelerator program like no other in the world combining:
a globally renowned 4-month Vertical accelerator program and 4-month free co-working space in one of Europe’s biggest startup hubs, Maria 0-1 located in Helsinkia prominent network of 200+ world-class mentorsup to 150k EUR in Vertical seed funding for the most promising teamsimmersion in one of the most vibrant startup communities in the worldparticipation in a world-class executive education program delivered by Aalto University Developing Entrepreneurship and most importantly, dedicated resources from Stora Enso working side-by-side with your team not only supporting your development but also participating actively in the accelerator program and the executive education program with you.
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!
Stora Enso as a partner
At Stora Enso we are transforming our business towards the bio-economy, where products from the forest will replace fossil-based materials to battle climate change. 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.