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Are you a startup company that can work with Stora Enso in the creation of a plastic-free supply chain?

Stora Enso, a global leader in renewable materials, is looking to grow relationships with disruptive startups building plastic-free supply chain solutions.

Modern consumers are increasingly aware of what and how they consume. They want solutions that are better for our planet and to be able to meet this need, companies need a new approach to materials. We are looking for startups to join Stora Enso’s aim to help companies and society to transform towards a circular bioeconomy, and a shift from fossil-based materials to plastic-free, renewable resources.

Stora Enso offers a unique possibility for disruptive startups to learn first-hand from an industry leader, with a goal of finding new product-market fits.

Selected startup companies will have 3 Stora Enso employees join their team for the duration of the collaboration process to co-create a business opportunity between the s...
Are you a startup company that can work with Stora Enso in the creation of a plastic-free supply chain?

Stora Enso, a global leader in renewable materials, is looking to grow relationships with disruptive startups building plastic-free supply chain solutions.

Modern consumers are increasingly aware of what and how they consume. They want solutions that are better for our planet and to be able to meet this need, companies need a new approach to materials. We are looking for startups to join Stora Enso’s aim to help companies and society to transform towards a circular bioeconomy, and a shift from fossil-based materials to plastic-free, renewable resources.

Stora Enso offers a unique possibility for disruptive startups to learn first-hand from an industry leader, with a goal of finding new product-market fits.

Selected startup companies will have 3 Stora Enso employees join their team for the duration of the collaboration process to co-create a business opportunity between the startup and Stora Enso. Additionally, each selected startup company will have access to coaching from the Stora Enso Group Leadership Team to guide them towards a potential business opportunity.

Apply now to help co-create solutions that could reduce or eliminate plastic from supply chains.

For example, can your product / technology help companies in any industry replace oil-based plastic, reduce plastic, or eliminate plastic from their manufacturing, packaging, transport, shipping processes, and other parts of their supply chain? You could also have solutions that help a corporate track and reduce its own “plastics footprint”—the amount of plastic it consumes as a company.

When and How to Apply?

The application period is currently open. You can fill the form here by 13.11.2020 and we will get back to you by 14.12.2020 with information whether you made it to the top 20 startups invited for the final Selection Days, these will be held remotely.

Can startups outside of Finland apply?

Absolutely. We and our clients have worked with startups on co-creation projects from all over the world.

Where and when will the program take place?

The program will take place in Helsinki, Finland between January 24th and April 11th 2019. We expect a minimum of one to two people from your team to be available to work with your new team. On-site presence is mandatory only for approximately 15 days in total during the program. Exact days will be informed to startups during the selection period.
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