We’re working together with NORDTEK – 27 tech universities from the five Nordic countries – for this year’s University Startup World Cup

It is a great opportunity to showcase Nordic innovation while giving the USWC17 finalists great benchmarking and networking.   

NORDTEK teams are selected by their university to participate. 


From the NORDTEK Conference in Reykjavik – June 2015

    •       NORDTEK pitch battle with high profile leaders as judges and potential investors

    •       Free pass to final rounds of USWC

    •       Trip to Silicon Valley for the Pitch Battle winners

    •       Special NORDTEK stand at the DTU High Tech Summit with 6000 expected guests

    •       Mentor event for NORDTEK member teams

    •       Access to Venture Cup Mentor program lasting 6 months.

    •       Investor match for NORDTEK member teams

    •       Company visit/match for NORDTEK member teams

    •       Special NORDTEK section in USWC catalogue

The USWC will take place September 18 to 22 in Copenhagen, Denmark.  

Once accepted, the teams are invited to participate in a 5-day program and award show. The program for the week is as follows:

  •       Day 1 – Intro and development workshops
  •       Day 2 – Meeting and working closely with local companies
  •       Day 3 – EXPO, Nordtek pitch battle (winner announced same day), mentoring session
  •       Day 4 – Semifinals
  •       Day 5 – Final award show. Winner announced for $25,000

NORDTEK team must submit no later than Wednesday, July 12.


If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact peter.goranson@nordtek.net or Human Shojaee hus@venturecup.dk at Venture Cup Denmark

*Nordtek is a network of the Rectors and Deans of the Technical Universities in the five Nordic countries. The members of the network are the technical universities and faculties in research-based engineering education, research and innovation. The members represent 27 universities, more than 120,000 students, teachers and researchers.