SurfCleaner – Clean water for a sustainable future

SurfCleaner breaks ground with their mobile and solar powered solution which is able to eliminate and separate a wide variety of pollutants from water surfaces. With the goal of becoming a global standard, they aim to achieve a €100 million revenue in 2029. The even higher goal is to reduce the negative environmental effects in the longer term. Meet Christina Lundbäck, Founder & CEO of SurfCleaner – winners of the Nordic Cleantech Open 2019.

Improbed – transforming the fluidized bed boiler industry

Technically, a new way of operating existing and newly-built fluidized bed boilers by using an oxygen-carrying bed material. Potentially, an innovation that will have significant impact on carbon dioxide emissions connected to combustion of waste and biomass. In summary, a transformation to a more sustainable way of producing heat and power. Meet Lars Bierlein, operating CEO at Improbed, with his heart at the crossroads where innovative technology meets business development.

Einride – the intelligent movement company

Working with heavy-duty truck engines made Einride’s CEO Roberth Falck realize the environmental impact of the transportation business. He quit his job and started his own company, with the vision of making road freight transportation more sustainable, safe and cost-efficient. By taking advantage of cutting-edge technology and big data, Einride’s system is already disrupting the transportation industry. Their future goal is to power fleets of autonomous, electric trucks on the road.

Sustainable power solutions for smart things

Sustainable, ultra-thin and transparent. A unique combination of characteristics when it comes to solar cells. With the vision of “Making energy beautiful” Peafowl started officially in 2018, after many years of R&D work invested in their plasmonic solar cell technology. A technology that could potentially revolutionize the way we power our smart devices, displays and windows. Meet Jacinto Sá, co-founder of Peafowl Solar Power and Associate Professor at Uppsala University.

Sweden leads the global energy transition

In a recent report published by the World Economic Forum, Sweden retains top postition in the Energy Transition Index, which compares the energy sectors of 115 countries and analyses their readiness for energy transition.

Almi Invest Green Tech Fund

The first public Swedish venture capital fund with a CleanTech / Climate focus.

Altered Company – sustainability on tap

The “Altered nozzle” became a huge success on Kickstarter.com in 2016. Only three years later the company is established in the US, India, Central Europe and the Middle East. With unique and smart solutions for taps and showers, Altered Company aims to redefine people’s view of water saving and water cleaning. The recipe is simplicity and innovation expertise. Meet Altered’s designer Mikael Abbhagen, first out in our interview series on Swedish cleantech companies.

Energy Confusion 2019

Energy ConFusion is a business meetup and conference for a sustainable future. A three-day international event in Skellefteå, Sweden, June 3rd – 5th, with discussions on electrification, energy storage and smart energy solutions.

Nordic China Smart City Conference 2019

Meet Swedish cleantech companies at the Nordic China Smart City Conference – March 26-28, 2019 in Stockholm! The main theme is “Greener and Healthier Solutions – Combining China’s new model for growth and the Nordics’ Eco Governance”.

New Swedish Cleantech Hub in New York

The Swedish Energy Agency has launched a new Cleantech hub in New York, adding to the three existing hubs in San Francisco, London and Shanghai. The New York hub, which was launched in collaboration with the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York, will be a part of Gateway – an innovation platform and physical meeting place in New York for Swedish and American growth companies and international corporations.

Chinese award to Swedish cleantech companies

Swedish companies Meva Energy, Mycorena and SoletAer filled the podium at the EU-China Cleantech Competition 2018 in Nanjing.

Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

In 2018, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland will combine their forces for the second time to set up one common Nordic pavilion.