TEC À la carte: Fast track your digital transformation

Choose from a bespoke à la carte of services to support your company at each stage of the digital transformation process.

THINGS will provide, guidance and advice according to your specific needs and requirements.

1. Events

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Knowledge sharing presentation event including a networking mingle with 5-6 expert speakers. Currently focused on 5 areas: LPWAN, Robotics, Machine Learning, Low Power Systems and Smart Mobility.

5-6 speakers (15mins presentations) + panel discussion + standing table. Max 100 attendees drawn from THINGS extended corporate, startup and academic community. 17:30-21:00, 1-2 per month.

Free – open to public “beer & bite”.

NEWS & EVENTS

-EARLY EVENT REGISTRATION, NEWS UPDATES & ALERTS

-CLOSED TEC LINKEDIN GROUP

-EXECUTIVE SUMMIT
1/2 day knowledge and insight sharing forum including real life collaborative case studies, learnings, panel discussion, startup pitches and networking mingle.

5x joint startup-corporate collaborations case studies + 10x 5 mins startup pitches. Max 100 attendees. 1-3 per annum

-EXECUTIVE INTRODUCTIONS
Exclusive presentations delivered by an expert executive in a critical digital transformation subject area to a small invite only group of key corporates.

EXTERNAL EVENTS; SEMINARS & CONFERENCES

Active participation at domestic and international events/ conferences.

Examples:
-Mobile World Congress (Feb)
-Sveriges Innovationsriksdag (Apr)
-DES Madrid (May)
-SMSE IoT Summit (Jun)
-Almedalen (Jul)
-Stockholm Tech Week (Sep)
-IoTSWC (Oct)
-Elmia Subcontractor (Nov)

2. Access to THINGS premises

A PLACE TO WORK AT OUR VIBRANT INNOVATION HUB

Unique access to startup coworking environment:
-THINGS lounge.
-Flex seat in co-working area.
-Offices for development projects.

3. Event space hiring and planning

EVENT SPACE & MEETING ROOM HIRE

Fully equipped event space for up to 100 attendees for hire and if relevent, promotion on THINGS website. Meeting room hire for up to 12 people.

Flexible options available: from event space hire only to inclusion of customised event planning, management and catering support.

4. Match making

IGNITE SWEDEN

Tailored and facilitated matchmaking event program for established corporates that want to explore benefits with startup collaboration and boost innovation.

Tailored and facilitated matchmaking sessions from 250+ scouted Swedish startups based on your innovation needs. Networking opportunities with other large corporates facing the same challenges.

THINGS STARTUP WORKSHOPS

Closed invitation to 4-6 startups scouted from THINGS extended community to solve 1 specific topic, challenge or area.

An intensive 1/2 day pitching sessions from 4-6 selected startups scouted from THINGS extended community to submit a solution where a winner is announced.

5. Innovation Challenges

BESPOKE INNOVATION CHALLENGES

Open competition to THINGS extended startup community (ca. 500 Swedish startups) and beyond to solve a corporate lead challenge or problem.

An in-depth, multi stage process where startups are invited via an open competition and shortlisted to 4-6 to define and develop a solution over x weeks. Followed by a presentation event, jury meeting and winner announcement.

6. Best practise support

CORPORATE INNOVATION CO-PILOT

Experienced and well informed “co-pilots” to support in-house corporate innovation leaders and efforts. Our Co-pilots have hands-on experience from international corporate management roles, startup management roles, M&A activities, sales and marketing.

Co-Pilots help navigate or give a second opinion on ideas, plans and execution regarding anything from incubators, accelerators, corporate investments, innovation challenges, hackathons and recruitment to real life collaboration between small and large companies using the Client Venture model, but we are open to all possible models.

READ an interview with Björn Lindblom, THINGS Corporate Innovation Co-pilot where he talks us through some of his most interesting reflections, insights and learnings from corporate innovation efforts especially when it comes to collaboration with smaller companies.

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