Meet the selected startups
on Packbridge Startup Day May 23
Drive innovation within the packaging industry and meet the entrepreneurs
competing in the Packbridge Challenge, who are eager to present their ideas.
There might be a perfect match for you!
A startup competition with focus on packaging.
It’s a link to the industry and the winner receives 50.000 SEK.
Free admission! Last entry April 15th, 2019
The competition is open for entrepreneurial companies or startups from all industries, regardless of their legal form, activity or phase. The company must be entrepreneurially led and have a unique technology / business idea that can be applied in the packaging value chain.
The purpose is to establish better connections and collaborations between the packaging value chain and startup communities.
Selected companies are presenting at Packbridge Startup Day and the final is held during Top Packaging Summit 2019. (See full process below).
Criteria for participation
The competition is open to companies from all industries, regardless of their legal form, activity or phase. The company must be entrepreneurially led and have a unique technology / business idea and be able to be applied in the packaging value chain.
We are looking for startups and interesting entrepreneurial/ innovative companies. The competition is directed towards companies with a unique business concept or innovation. Material, packaging, product design for the circular economy, logistics solutions for any industry of the entire packaging value chain are eligible for competition. Moreover, the other solutions such as smart labels; smart electronics; food safety; IoF and IoP; E-commerce; waste and recycling; new apps etc. are very interesting and eligible for the competition too.
Please, observe that we are looking for innovations throughout the entire packaging value chain: raw material producers, machinery, converters, brand owners, retail, etc ending up with recycling.
Registrations will be evaluated continuously
Last day for entries
Companies are selected to present at Packbridge Startup Day
Selected companies are presenting at Packbridge Startup Day
10 finalist are selected for the final round at Top Packaging Summit where the winner is selected
Top Packaging Summit 2019
Final at Top Packaging Summit 2019
Packbridge Startup Day
Meet the startups that might change the packaging industry
On May 23, 2019, selected companies will pitch their ideas and solutions for a jury consisting of investors and experts from the whole packaging value chain.
MAY 23 13:00-17:00, Malmö Arena Hotel
Product Development Manager
The Absolut Company
The Absolut Company is strongly driven by entrepreneurship and creativity and we are always in search for innovative and sustainable solutions. Being a part of the jury is a way to support startup companies and entrepreneurs, as well as to benefit from Packbridge´s strong network and position in the packaging industry.
Scientific project manager, R&D
Lantmännen it always looking for cooperation’s with other companies, start ups and academia. Packaging is a very interesting area and to be part of this jury will give us an opportunity to meet start ups and be a part of the future development of packaging.
Packaging & Industrialisation Manager
Packaging development is always high on Paulig Foods agenda, not least considering our environmental commitment. Therefore, it is self-evident for us to support initiatives that reward innovative and innovative solutions in packaging.
Last year’s edition of the competition
Packbridge is an international packaging cluster established in 2010. We are a neutral and non-profit network uniting all stakeholders in and around the entire packaging industry, i.e. producers, customers, suppliers, researchers, public sector, start-ups and innovators. We believe in sustainability and cooperation. We believe that the key to success lies in sharing knowledge.
Moreover, we believe that in order to create innovations one must think differently, dare to go beyond existing borders, challenge reality, meet new people and open up to new ideas. The best way to facilitate creativity is to bring people with different skills together.
Packbridge creates meeting places that give you opportunity to think in new ways, challenge yourself and push you forward. Bring your knowledge and we can go further together.