Press releases • Nov 11, 2015 07:00 UTC
The City of Stockholm is now joining up with the region’s tech sector and companies like Spotify, Klarna and iZettle to attract international talent to Stockholm. To meet the city’s growing recruitment needs, the Twitter account @movetostockholm is launching with the goal of providing a better picture of what it’s like to live and work in Stockholm.
Press releases • Oct 07, 2015 08:23 UTC
The next five years will see a major investment to increase the life science companies in the Stockholm region. The aim is to double the number of identified companies which are ripe for investment.
Press releases • May 14, 2015 07:31 UTC
Stockholm is launching a new public film fund, named Film Capital Stockholm, aiming to attractore professional film productions to Stockholm. And a fiction tourism initiative
Press releases • Apr 22, 2015 12:39 UTC
Business in Stockholm continued its positive development during the fourth quarter of 2014. Total wages show increasing growth, unemployment is falling, the number of vacancies increases and the number of new companies in both the county and city rose. This is what The Stockholm Economy Report for Q4 2014 shows.
Press releases • Jan 27, 2015 08:15 UTC
On Thursday 29 January, 45 songwriters and producers are getting together for four days to write songs at the premiere of Stockholm Songwriting Camp. The interest in participating has been great and, in addition to the Swedish lineup, the participants will include music-creators from the US, England, Japan and Germany.
Press releases • Oct 08, 2014 11:59 UTC
The investment potential for the Stockholm region has increased by 15 billion Euro in the year that has passed and now amounts to more than100 billion Euro until 2021. It is mainly smaller projects that have contributed to the increase. Stockholm municipality's aim for 140,000 new housing units and extension of the subway are included in the calculation.
Press releases • Sep 08, 2014 09:24 UTC
The new district of Hagastaden in Stockholm will become one of the world’s leading areas for life science. Merck & Co, the world’s third-largest pharmaceuticals company, is currently moving in as the first company to join this life sciences cluster.
Press releases • Jul 16, 2014 10:10 UTC
Positive development continues for business in Stockholm and wages show robust growth in both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm. In total, 5,997 businesses were launched in the county while the number of bankruptcies declined. The labor market and number of immigrants have also had positive growth, according to Stockholmskonjunkturen’s first report 2014.
Press releases • Jun 13, 2014 11:27 UTC
There is much to consider when moving to a new country. Stockholm is therefore launching a website for people who are interested in moving here or have just done so. The new site explains the advantages of Stockholm and offers concrete tips on things that it may be wise to keep in mind.
Press releases • Apr 02, 2014 07:52 UTC
Payrolls, employment, establishment of new businesses and the population continues to increase in the City of Stockholm and Stockholm County overall. Housing construction reached one of the highest levels recorded in the 2000s, so shows Stockholmskonjunkturen’s report of the Stockholm economy for the fourth quarter 2013.
Press releases • Oct 11, 2013 05:30 UTC
The growth rate increased in Stockholm during the second quarter of 2013. The private sector is performing well and after a long period of decreased business creation, the trend is now turning around. However, the labor market continues to weaken. These are the results of the latest Stockholm economy report.
Global gathering in Stockholm for connected health - The first Digital Health Days to be held August 21-22
Press releases • Aug 19, 2013 12:02 UTC
New technology transform healthcare. Welcome to the first Digital Health Days in Stockholm, an international conference setting the future healthcare agenda.
Press releases • Jul 23, 2013 11:30 UTC
The Stockholm wages bill is rising despite a falling off in the rate of growth. Sales are increasing somewhat while the number of newly registered businesses is falling and bankruptcies are on the increase. Employment levels continue to rise but, at the same time, so does the number of unemployed. These trends are revealed in the latest report on The Stockholm Economy.
OECD reviews Stockholm in global environmental report Green Growth in Cities: 11 measures to sustain leading position
Press releases • May 23, 2013 10:00 UTC
Stockholm is one of the world’s leading sustainable cities. This is OECD’s conclusion after having examined the city’s model for sustainable growth as part of a comprehensive international study. Stockholm’s strengths are identified and 11 measures are presented with the aim of promoting green growth still further.
Press releases • Apr 04, 2013 05:00 UTC
The European Association for the Study of Diabetes has chosen Stockholm as the site of its major conference in the autumn of 2015. The city will thus be hosting the event for the fourth time. The decision was motivated by Stockholm's good conditions and Stockholmsmässan's long experience in arranging international conferences. The region is also one of the world's leading in diabetes research.
Press releases • Feb 08, 2013 06:30 UTC
On February 12th 2013, the 7th annual Swiss-Scandinavian Bio-Business Seminar is being held in Zürich, Switzerland. The conference offers a unique possibility to meet Stockholm-based life sciences companies on the cutting edge. Participants include: Aberabio, Binarybio, Biolamia, Biovica, Irras, Oss-Q and Xbrane Bioscience.
Press releases • Dec 09, 2012 12:51 UTC
There is much to discover in Stockholm, when following the Nobel trail.
Press releases • Dec 09, 2012 12:48 UTC
Albeit in spirit, Alfred Nobel and the prize have contributed to Stockholm and Sweden’s position as one of the most innovative regions worldwide. Such diverse inventions as the refrigerator and the mobile phone have their origin in Stockholm. Contemporary household name successes include Skype, Minecraft and Spotify.
Press releases • Dec 09, 2012 12:44 UTC
The Nobel Prize exerts an influence on Stockholm and Sweden. There is a strong link between innovation, entrepreneurship and academic research – all in the spirit of Alfred Nobel.
Press releases • Aug 02, 2012 04:00 UTC
China’s oldest bank, celebrating 100 years anniversary 2012, has opened its first Scandinavian office in Stockholm. The establishment is a key investment and will be the natural link for future Swedish-Chinese business.