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We are looking for new cases for Stormathon! 

Does your company or organisation have a complex problem in need of an innovative solution? Will the solution contribute to a better and more sustainable society? Are you ready to let 40 students from various educational backgrounds work with your case for 12 hours? Send us your case today!

We are accepting new cases until February 7th for this spring’s Stormathon, that will be arranged in late April 2020.

Stormathon is an innovation day at Malmö University for students who are interested in social improvement, problem-solving and innovation. All students at Malmö University. The selected students are thereafter divided into cross-functional and dynamic teams. All teams will work with the same case during the day while getting coached in problem-solving and idea development from experienced facilitators. After 12 hours of intense work, the students will pitch their idea in front of the case owner and a jury.

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– What is Stormathon?

Stormathon is an innovation day which offers you as a student at Malmö University the chance to develop your problem-solving ability – with a real case from an external client.

Stormathon offers you the opportunity to:

  • Practice your innovation and problem-solving abilities
  • Work with a real case
  • Expand your network
  • Identify and make use of your specific strengths
  • Collaborate with other students outside of your field or program
  • Compete against other teams for the best solution and the chance to win a price

During 12 intense hours, you will work in a team with students from different programs and with varied competencies. You get your case in the morning and at the end of the day, you will present it in front of a jury.

At your disposal are:

  • Your own room for idea generation and all the material that you will need for a creative process.
  • Access to coaching and method support
  • Direct contact with representatives from your client
  • Inspirational lectures

Of course, no need to stress about food. We will have you covered! Lunch and dinner will be served, as well as coffee and snacks all day long.

Who can join?

Everyone who is a current student at Malmö University!

In order to create the best prerequisites for mixed and dynamic teams, the participants will be selected based on their field of education and other experience and competencies. But no experience is required – a genuine interest is the most important! Last day to sign up is November 13th.

If you have any questions, please email

This springs Stormathon will take place in April at Storm Innovation Hub. Application opens in March 2020!