Highlighted startups from Ideon Innovation
Ideon Innovation is located in the middle of the Ideon Science Park in Lund.
A nurturing environment for innovation. Since 2004, almost 300 startups have progressed in the Ideon Innovation incubator program and companies such as Parkster, Storytel and Acconeer started their journey in our incubator.
RECILIO | SOLUTION TO NUMBER 1 CAUSE FOR SICK LEAVE
Industry: HealthTech, SaaS
Science based solution supported by LU Innovation
Recilio.com is an AI-driven SaaS platform providing HR and managers with tailored science-based health programs that empowers employers to promote employee health.
Mental health issues represent the number one cause for sick-leave, costing employers with 100 employees 5 million SEK each year. The need for early prevention and effective risk management is self-evident, yet employers often lack the knowledge and tools needed to boost wellbeing among their personnel.
Employers promoting health using our health programs can expect an average ROI of 14x. With a potential market of almost one million small and middle-sized organizations within the EU. We aim for launch in Sweden, followed by Denmark, Finland, and German-speaking regions by 2024.
We have tested our programs with pilot customers with great results and are now ready to take our MVP to the next level.
EMULATE ENERGY | VIRTUAL BATTERIES FOR CLEANER AND CHEAPER GRID
Close partnership with half a dozen energy companies
How far the world can go on carbon-free renewable energy is dependent on our ability to store excess energy generated for use when needed. Based on cutting edge research Emulate aims at decreasing our dependency on stationary physical batteries by 50%.
We are close to launching our first commercial product and the means from our second investment round will go to adding features and continuing our expansion to 20 customers.
MBEGU SOLAR | A NEW APPROACH TO ENERGY POVERTY
Impacting billions of people's lives in fast growing emerging markets
Energy poverty affects a billion people in Africa, and it has severe consequence to our planet. Mbegu Solar has developed a unique payment platform that empowers people to self-finance solar products.
(1) it makes solar products affordable. By embedding our technology into the solar product, customers can buy the solar product at an affordable price. Comparing with their old approach (fossil fuel), this is cheaper, greener and more sustainable.
(2) it makes payment collection easier and more efficient for distributors. By securing customers’ payment automatically through the platform, distributors are able to better monitor sales and grow their business.
With this win-win solution, we want to change the way energy poverty is addressed and unlock this market opportunity, with the aim of impacting billions of people's lives in fast growing emerging markets.
PINTEG | YOUR CUSTOMERS ARE CAREFUL ABOUT THEIR PERSONAL DATA. ARE YOU?
Industry: GDPR Compliance, SaaS
86% of SME business leaders in EU have not yet a GDPR solution
75% of all consumers feel worried when using the internet to surf or online purchases. At the same time, 86% of business leaders for SME companies are struggling to understand the GDPR requirements and how to work with personal data in an efficient way.
We have developed a SaaS platform that guarantees GDPR compliance to companies and organisations. It is built on an advanced data model that makes it complete, cost efficient and easy to work with. Our B2B solution is also part of a larger Data Privacy framework solution connecting consumers and companies in ONE solution. A core part of the solution is patent pending.
There is a massive demand for GDPR Compliance B2B solutions, and the Data Privacy market is estimated to 80 bn SEK yearly in EU and growing with about 50% YoY.
BEAMMWAVE UNLOCKS THE BOLD PROMISES OF 5G
Industry: Deep Tech, Communication
One of the most promising startups in Sweden - Selected to the 33-list of 2021
"Our technology offers optimized performance using digital beamforming, faster development, easy integration, and cost reduction. Our team aims to make the 5G implementation on mobile phones and IoT devices as easy as possible.” says Stefan Svedberg, CEO of Beammwave.
The founders of Beammwave are a group of engineers previously working at Ericsson and with a background from the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University.
ALIXLABS GOES FROM LAB TO FAB MAKING BETTER AND CHEAPER SEMI-CONDUCTORS
Industry: Nano technology, Deep Tech
The technology of AlixLabs enables cheaper and more environmentally friendly production of semi-conductors.
The product originates from a failed experiment at Lund University nano lab in 2015. In 2019 USPTO, the American patent organization, approved their patent
Almi invests close to 3 MSEK in AlixLabs. The NHL hockey professionals Michael, Alexander and William Nylander are probably the most renowned of the private investors
- Thanks to this investment, we can take the company to the next level, says Dr. Jonas Sundqvist, CEO of AlixLabs. Today, we have a number of ongoing negotiations with R&D actors, equipment and semiconductor manufacturers to create a basis for further cooperation for the development of our products. In the longer term, we want to create an ecosystem covering the complete value chain for APS (Atomic Layer Etch Pitch Splitting) and we plan to have a strong base in Europe with a global reach..