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Packbridge connects startup companies with the packaging industry

Pressmeddelande   •   Apr 12, 2019 09:19 CEST

Meet the entrepreneurs at Packbridge Startup Day 2019

Packbridge Challenge is a competition for startups and entrepreneurs with ideas and innovations applicable in the packaging value chain. 20 companies from 9 countries will pitch their ideas and solutions at Packbridge Startup Day on May 23.

The jury, representatives from AR Packaging, BillerudKorsnäs, Duni, IKEA, Lantmännen, Multivac, Paulig /Risenta Group, Sysav and The Absolut Company, will select 10 startups to the finale at Top Packaging Summit on September 19, 2019.

The winner will be rewarded with SEK 50’000 and there’s also an award for “best pitch”, corresponding to SEK 30’000.

What is behind the challenge? It’s simple. We know that our members, industry, startups and society all benefit from efficient collaboration. Packbridge can help businesses to save resources, facilitate potential outsourcing and enable matchmaking.

Packbridge Startup Day on May 23, 13.00-17.00, Malmö Arena Hotel, is a great opportunity for the industry, academia and public sector to meet the entrepreneurs who are eager to present their ideas and solutions. An opportunity to drive innovations and get matched with exciting startups!
Packbridge Startup Day calls for you who:

  • are interested in new ideas, solutions and technology
  • are responsible to create opportunities for all viable ideas in the company
  • want to drive innovations
  • know that meetings and networking facilitate innovations
  • Register for Packbridge Startup Day on this link.

Top Packaging Summit on September 19, Malmö is a renown annual packaging conference. This year’s theme is 5 C’s – Circular, Collaboration, Commitment, Communication & Challenge. One part of the programme is the highly evaluated Packbridge Challenge finale.


The packaging industry – an industry with great potential

Paving the way for efficient collaboration

Packbridge’s members, industry, startup companies and society all benefit from effective matching. It is also of great interest for startups to find partners in the industry. Through Packbridge network and member expertise, we can facilitate and streamline the creation of contacts and quickly pave the way for efficient collaboration.

Connecting startups and the industry

Packbridge is a neutral arena and it enables development in the packaging industry with a focus on innovation, sustainable growth and open new doors for startups to establish contacts. Companies who are visionary to see the potential in startups, find many interesting opportunities to further develop their businesses. As an organisation we believe in open innovation and cross-sector collaboration.

One of the world’s largest industries

The packaging industry is one of the biggest industries in the world. There is a lot to be gained here for startups and entrepreneurs alike, but greater awareness of the possibilities is clearly needed. There are all kinds of interesting niches for startups and Packbridge can be a great asset for all stakeholders.

Contact us and help us spread the word about these new and exciting opportunities. We believe in new partnerships that are beneficial to all, both small and large companies as well as society at large.

  • Read more about Packbridge Challenge & Packbridge Startup Day at


Packbridge is an industry driven networking community for the entire packaging value chain. The unique value is coming from connecting industry with academia, public sector and startup community.

Our goal is to facilitate innovation and long-term sustainable development in the packaging industry.

We believe that sharing knowledge and the power of diversity have a positive effect on the competitiveness of organisations.Packbridge is a neutral, non-profit member organisation, a cluster founded in 2010. Today we are probably the largest packaging cluster in Europe. Packbridge office is located in Malmö, Sweden.

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