A unique accelerator
program for startups in
/ CALL 2023
Accelerate Skellefteå is an accelerator program operated jointly by EIT InnoEnergy, Skellefteå Kraft and Skellefteå Science City.
The call for applications to Accelerate Skellefteå 2023 is not yet open.
Let your company thrive and develop in
a Scandinavian hotspot of energy, innovation and growth.
The Accelerate Skellefteå program is a five-month focused effort aimed at long-term collaboration with established actors. The program allows your ideas to be brought to life with the support of a broad competence base and financially strong partners.
Are you ready to take on the challenge? If you have an innovative concept, a product, or a service in the field of clean and sustainable energy, this program could be your launchpad.
/ Who can apply?
Road and air transport as well as smart charging solutions
FUTURE ENERGY SYSTEM
Energy storage and hydrogen solutions
FUTURE ENERGY OPTIMIZATION
Smart solutions for industrial energy management (incl. energy mapping/measurements) and smart comfort control in buildings
The Accelerate Skellefteå program welcomes those with a great idea, a drive to develop it, and the will to collaborate with a leading energy company in this booming region. We’d love to hear from you if you’re an established startup, or if you’re only just ready to get going.
We are looking for applications in any of – but not limited to – the following areas:
Have a proven prototype or proof of concept for an innovative product in the areas mentioned above.
Have a time to market – and first revenues – of two to five years.
Be collaboration-minded and willing to commit to a stable, long-term business relationship.
In addition, to be eligible to join the accelerator program, your startup should ideally:
/ what's In iT FOR you?
We recognize the value in each project and develop tailored programs for individual businesses. We co-develop selected startups as hands-on partners. You receive direct input from our technology experts, business coaches and supply chain experts, as well as access to the expertise of our entire ecosystem of partners.
Benefits leading to a business boost through:
Prospects of collaboration and financing
Business development in close contact with demanding customers
Expanded network and access to a rapidly growing regional energy cluster
/ PROGRAm HOSTS CALL 2023
Accelerate Skellefteå is proud to present the program hosts for the 2023 call.
Skellefteå Kraft was founded in 1906 and is one of Sweden’s five largest electricity producers and the largest of Sweden’s municipality-owned power companies.
3 772 GWh of electricity was produced in 2019, with a major part coming from northern hydropower and wind power as well as from renewable sources.
Skellefteå Kraft is fully owned by the municipality of Skellefteå and is living proof of the importance of endurance when growing a renewing society.