Press releases • Jul 05, 2012 04:00 UTC
Wages continued to rise in Stockholm during the first quarter of 2012, buoyed by growth in the public sector. The high level of enterprise has continued, and sales within the service sector have increased. Stockholm is attracting more and more visitors and residents. The county’s population is growing by 36,000 people each year, and has now reached 2.1 million.
Press releases • Jun 08, 2012 11:43 UTC
During June 1-10 Stockholm celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Summer Olympics 1912. More than 600 Swedish former olympic competitors will be present. The highlight of the week takes place at Stockholm's Stadion on June 9 with a packed program of activities. The City of Stockholm will also wish good luck to this years olympic competitors as well as to the City of London.
Press releases • Apr 02, 2012 09:51 UTC
During 2011, Stockholm continued strengthening its attractiveness and both total residents and visitors reached new heights. The year 2011 also was a record year for newly started businesses. Total wages continued to increase during the fourth quarter but at a dampened rate. Once again, it is the private sector that is keeping growth up.
Press releases • Feb 14, 2012 10:27 UTC
Greater Stockholm Overall Winner fDi Region of the Future fDi Magazine’s ranking list European Cities and Regions of the Future 2012/13 awards Greater Stockholm Region as Overall Winner in Europe for FDI.Stockholm is also Overall Winner for Quality of Life. The region is second in Business Friendliness and third in Economic Potential.
Press releases • Feb 08, 2012 14:45 UTC
Continued robust growth and increasing wages The latest Stockholm Economy Statistical Report indicates continued robust growth for Stockholm. Wages in the city continue rising, and the private sector is the engine. A positive trend in the public sector is keeping the momentum up. The growth rate of the private sector has declined slightly and unemployment is up.
Press releases • Dec 20, 2011 09:41 UTC
Digital online services, so called e-services, can be a powerful and effective way for municipalities, county councils and other public authorities to improve the service to citizens and companies, and stimulate new business models. Examples range from permit administration to application for nursing school. This report by Stockholm IT Region presents best practice and a 21 points action plan.
Press releases • Dec 14, 2011 09:34 UTC
The US continues to dominate; most venture capital goes to drug discovery platforms and the most successful companies in need of venture capital are those who most clearly fit in to investors' strategy. Despite a leading R&D position, Swedish life science companies must improve international relations to succeed in attracting investments. This emerged in a new report on corporate venture capital.