Let's write the future. Together.

Win joint Project with ABB + SynerLeap Membership

Apply by October 22nd **Closed**

We are looking for startups and scaleups who are ready to integrate with ABB products and solutions.

Challenges/focus areas for your project ideas: 

  • Circular Economy

    • ​​This area is more important than ever and includes how to recycle batteries, industrial products and other expensive, rare or environmental harmful materials. Could you contribute?

  • Smart Manufacturing

    • New technologies will emerge on how to manufacture goods in the future. What are your ideas?

  • AI in Engineering and Design

    • ​Artificial Intelligence will be used almost everywhere. But how do we benefit from AI during the engineering and design of next generation products?

  • Energy Efficiency

    • In which way – and how – can we improve the use of energy?

Prize: Project worth up to $30,000

The winner/s will receive a defined project to be funded by ABB and launched within 6 months. Additionally, a six-month Aspirant Membership with SynerLeap (visit SynerLeap) will give the winner/s the opportunity to:

  • Interact with ABB’s experts and scientists

  • Meet ABB’s customers together with ABB

  • Access world class laboratories

  • Participate in events and workshops arranged by ABB, SynerLeap and our partners

The Judging Panel Members

Representatives from ABB, with whom the shortlisted startups will have a chance to meet, impress and interact with:

Jenny Stenvall, Sales Manager ABB Robots & Applications Sweden

Mikael Dahlgren, Head of ABB Corporate Research

Eva Kvist Östgren, Business Developer Charging Infrastructure ABB

Ulf Hellström, Head of ABB Motion


  • October 22nd: Final date to send in your application, project pitch and company profile.

  • October 25th: Shortlisted companies will be notified and invited to attend the finals.

  • November 6th: Live Pitch to the judging panel at Aros Congress Center Västerås, Sweden.

Collaboration project funded up to $30,000 


Let's write the future. Together.


ABB is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-​focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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SynerLeap, ABB’s Nordic innovation growth hub, helps startups and scaleups to accelerate, collaborate and expand on a global market together with ABB. Members can access industry knowledge and utilize top notch lab facilities within automation, robotics and energy. SynerLeap brings in 1-3 new members monthly, and almost one new ABB collaboration is starting every week. We are open for international members! www.synerleap.com

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