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. The startups must submit no later than Wednesday, July 12.


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, pitch battle, 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.