Today, the winners of Stockholm Innovation Scholarship and Acceleration Scholarship were announced. Seven innovators received scholarships totalling SEK 750,000 from the Mayor of Stockholm at a ceremony in the Golden Hall of Stockholm City Hall.
38 experts from Stockholm's business and innovation ecosystem selected five innovations to receive the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship of SEK 100,000 each. At the same time, the winner of the Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship was selected. This scholarship of SEK 250,000 goes to one of the past five years’ finalists of the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship, to further develop or scale-up their innovation.
- New innovations drive our city forward, both nationally and internationally. This year's winners show that the creativity among Stockholm innovators has no limits, and that Stockholm is a hub for innovation and sustainable development. We are actively working to encourage innovation, and to attract national and international talents to join our creative ecosystem and stay in our city, says Anna König Jerlmyr, Mayor of Stockholm.
Below are the winners in the respective scholarship category.
Life Science & health
Endometrix: An app-based symptom and treatment tracking tool that uses AI to provide individualised recommendations and insights for gynaecological conditions with a focus on endometriosis.
Winner: Mitchell McLaren Isakka with team: Moa Linder, Sushrut Shastri and Kristin Asker.
Social impact & sustainability
Labtrino / CubicMeter™: We eliminate overconsumption of water by creating awareness through our innovative metering technology.
Winner: Thibault Helle with team: Ramtin Massoumzadeh, Olle Henning, Peter Eriksson and Marek Baczynski.
Simplify everyday life
Bytesportalen: The digital link between real estate companies.
Winner: Christoffer Grip with team member Hamed Mohammadpour.
Soundation: Music collaboration without boundaries.
Winner: Adam Hasslert with team: John Granström, Kai Sugannasil and Fredrik Bergstrand.
Travel & tourism
The 100 Point Challenge: A unique city discovery game facilitating exploration, integration and education, where its you vs the city.
Winner: Anna Millan with team: Dan Paech, Rodrigo Lozano and Hanna Barrebo.
Winner of the Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship
AsthmaTuner: A unique self-treatment app where patients can measure their daily asthma variability and instantly receive individualized treatment instructions according to international asthma treatment guidelines.
Winners: Henrik Ljungberg and Björn Nordlund with team: Eric Alhanko, Peter Sommer and Isabella Smolarski.
About Stockholm Innovation Scholarship
The Stockholm Innovation Scholarship is presented in five categories. To be nominated, the competitor must live, work or study in Stockholm County. Each winner is awarded a scholarship of SEK 100,000 as well as expert guidance from Startup Sthlm. In addition they get office space for six months at United Spaces. The scholarship is run by Invest Stockholm, with funds from the city and the Agne Johansson Memorial Fund Foundation.
About Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship
The Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship has been enabled by a donation from the Agne Johanssons Minnesfond Foundation and aims to stimulate and encourage innovators to further develop or scale-up their products. The scholarship of SEK 250,000 is awarded to one of the last five years’ finalists of the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship, following an application process and jury assessment. The winner also receives expert guidance from ALMI and office space for six months at United Spaces.
About Invest Stockholm
Invest Stockholm is the official investment promotion agency of Stockholm. We work with the marketing and development of the Stockholm region as a business destination under the brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia. Invest Stockholm is a subsidiary of Stockholm Business Region, owned by the city of Stockholm.
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