Let's write the future. Together.
The global start-up and tech conference Slush connects start-ups and tech talents with international investors, executives, and media in Helsinki, Finland December 4-5. The event is characterized by a unique energy and enthusiasm – and ABB is part of it.
Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is changing the world with sustainable, electric, digital and connected technologies. Our pioneering innovations are driving progress for our customers around the world and helping to make a safer, greener, more productive and more efficient world.
At Slush we invite founders to create unparalleled value for new and existing ABB customers through collaboration with ABB.
Startup collaboration at ABB
We believe that some of the best ideas are developed in collaboration with some of the smartest, most vanguard entrepreneurs. We are proud to work with some of the best startups through our different initiatives.
ABB Technology Ventures (ATV), ABB’s strategic VC unit, scouts for, partners with and invests in breakthrough technology startups. ATV currently has over 20 active portfolio companies and invested over $200 million into startups spanning a range of sectors including robotics, industrial IoT, AI, cybersecurity and grid automation.
SynerLeap, ABB’s Nordic innovation growth hub, helps startups and scaleups to accelerate and expand on a global market together with ABB. Members can access industry knowledge and utilize top notch lab facilities within automation, robotics and energy. SynerLeap brings in 1-3 new members monthly, and almost one new ABB collaboration is starting every week. Now also open for international virtual members!
The business-led ABB Robotics challenge and ABB Drives CCC (Connect, Collaborate, Commercialize) program aim at identifying and delivering innovative solutions to some of the biggest issues faced today by the robotics and drives industries. So far ABB has run 6 challenges with up to 12 finalists per cohort.