We help corporates to harvest business value from open innovation and startup-collaboration

Sopra Steria Scale up

Innovation is all about connecting the dots 

Open innovation and collaboration has never been more important as the speed of technology development increases as well as business volatility.

With Sopra Steria Scale up we aim to be the international bridgebuilder and unlock the values and benefits from collaborating. We assist incumbent organizations to get access to the latest solutions and help startups to get access to the right opportunities.

Catalyzing open innovation

Sopra Steria Scale up is based on the mindset of open innovation where ecosystems and collaboration outside its own organization are vital. We act as the ecosystem orchestrator and connect the dots by combining innovative solutions from startups and scaleups to solve real business problems. To secure value creation when exploring new business opportunities, we add a structured way of running innovation processes from idea to implementation.

Sopra Steria Scale up’s vision is to be the preferred partner for catalyzing open innovation and provide services in order to build in-house innovation capabilities both in short- and long-term perspective.


Digital first is our main strategy. We want to give our customers access to new and better technology, while at the same time innovating in order to stay competitive. Therefore, this is an exciting concept to try.

Gøril Aune, Director of the accounting division at DFØ


Accelerate innovation with the 4 steps

Our best practice 4-step systemic approach for co-innovation between startups and corporates provides the best effect.

1. Explore

Assess innovation capabilities, needs and opportunities at the corporate.

2. Connect

Identify, validate and align with the right ecosystem partners.

3. Experiment

Collaborate, co-innovate, test and measure under clear governance.



4. Scale

Scale the success and integrate the solution to harvest business value.