A part of High Coast Startup WeekStart Up Örnsköldsvikons 6 okt. 2021 08:10-11:00 @ House Be Örnsköldsvik

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How do we build Örnsköldsvik and the High Coast to become an international hub for the startups of the future? Welcome to a morning with inspiration and solution-oriented workshop with a view to future startups.


  • 08.10 Drop in for breakfast
  • 08.30 How to create innovative environments?
  • Gustav Borgefalk, entrepreneur and design researcher, inspires on how to have create good soil for innovation in alternative places and what the key components are for success.
  • 09.00 Örnsköldsvik Innovation Arena
  • Thomas Edblad, Johanna Forsberg and Vanja Östman talk about the possibilities with a new innovation arena in Örnsköldsvik. They have all been involved in drafting the current proposal. A feasibility study has been made for a jointly owned company between the business community and the municipality. What is the next step, what are the goals for the company and what benefit do the companies see that it will provide?
  • 9.30 Break
  • 9.45 Double Diamond Workshop
  • Andreas Nordin from Clavister leads a workshop on the question “How do we build Örnsköldsvik and the High Coast to become an international hub for startups?
  • 12.00 Finish

Speaker spotlight

Gustav Borgefalk, CEO Katla Aero

Gustav Borgefalk profile

Gustav is an entrepreneur and design researcher. He has extensive experience of global talent attraction for the public and private sectors. He is a co-founder of the technology platforms House of Education, Studentcompetitions.com and Katla Aero, where he has worked with strategy, product, business development and customer projects. Gustav will also research technologies in the future and have pursuing a doctorate in service design at the Royal College of Art in London. He has an MSc. from the Stockholm School of Economics and has attended a program in exponentially accelerating technological development at Singularity University / NASA in Silicon Valley.

About Världsklass Örnsköldsvik:

Världsklass Örnsköldsvik is a joint development work where the municipality, business and association life develops the place Örnsköldsvik together.

It is in the nature of development work to change over time to find new and appropriate working methods based on what is needed to drive development further. Now is it's time for a new format.

Världsklass Örnsköldsvik is changing to become a fast-paced project factory as in collaboration with other actors plans and implements projects and initiatives that lead to population growth, benefits for companies and increased ability to innovate in Örnsköldsvik.

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This workshop is free for you as a participant. It's part of High Coast Startup Week and is organized by Världsklass Örnsköldsvik.

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