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Higher slope, longer skirun thanks to Amazon Web Services

Higher slope, longer skirun thanks to Amazon Web Services

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 07:15 UTC

The Vilsta ski slope in Eskilstuna in the Stockholm region, will become 10 meters higher just in time for the winter season next year. All thanks to shaft masses from the construction of Amazon Web Services (AWS)’s data center in Eskilstuna.

Klara City View – a property in the heart of Stockholm for sale

Klara City View – a property in the heart of Stockholm for sale

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 11:29 UTC

For the first time in many years, the City of Stockholm has land to sell in the city center. The gross floor area is about 20 000 square meters. The property has the Central station, the City Hall and the open waters of Riddarfjärden as neighbours.

​Northvolt opens R&D facility in the Stockholm Region

​Northvolt opens R&D facility in the Stockholm Region

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2017 14:30 UTC

​The City of Västerås, west of Stockholm, has been chosen as the location where Northvolt will place their R&D facility for the next generation lithium-ion batteries. This is the fourth major investment in the Stockholm Region in the last six months, creating another 300 to 400 jobs in Västerås.

Stockholm hotel investment guide: opportunities for international investors

Stockholm hotel investment guide: opportunities for international investors

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 05:50 UTC

Through stable growth, Stockholm has reached record levels of RevPAR (revenue per available room), and surging occupancy has created a great need for additional guest room capacity. While demand has become increasingly diverse, supply has remained homogeneous and regional operators dominate the market. The time is ripe for international investors to conquer a share of emerging market segments.

​The ROCKWOOL Group, the leading provider of stone wool solutions, invests in land in the Stockholm region

​The ROCKWOOL Group, the leading provider of stone wool solutions, invests in land in the Stockholm region

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2017 08:17 UTC

The Danish industrial Group, ROCKWOOL, has today confirmed the purchase of 180,000 square meters of land in the Eskilstuna Logistics Park (Eskilstuna Logistikpark), which will lay the foundation for future expansion to serve the Swedish construction market. The future facility has the potential to create about 150 new jobs in Eskilstuna.

The Stockholm region is growing – thousands of job opportunities in the construction industry

The Stockholm region is growing – thousands of job opportunities in the construction industry

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2017 08:38 UTC

Need for labor to carry out planned construction investments in the Stockholm region is estimated at over 100,000 job opportunities in 2017 and 2018. The demand is greatest for building and construction workers, construction craftsmen, painters and finishers.

Unique course launched to help international companies enter the Swedish construction market

Unique course launched to help international companies enter the Swedish construction market

Press Releases   •   Jul 26, 2017 07:30 UTC

​The strong construction market in Stockholm has created lucrative opportunities for international companies. A requirement to be able to seize these opportunities is to understand the regulations of the industry. To help foreign companies enter the market, Invest Stockholm, Tyréns and SABO today launched a unique intensive course covering the fundamentals of the Swedish construction industry.

​Record investment opportunities in the Stockholm region

​Record investment opportunities in the Stockholm region

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2017 12:42 UTC

The Stockholm region is growing faster than the rest of Europe and the investment potential is estimated to be EUR 95 billion through 2030 in the areas of housing, infrastructure and innovation. A sweeping 340,000 new dwellings will be built, which alone will require investments at a record level of EUR 53 billion.

Stockholm- Uppsala, a popular investment region for Life Science

Press Releases   •   Oct 13, 2014 12:16 UTC

Over the last year, Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science companies have received several big investments. Cancer diagnostics, protein production and stem cell matrices are some examples of what attracts big international investments. The one common denominator for these investments is that all of the companies are on the Life Science Hotlist, a list of the hottest life science companies in the region.

100 billion Euro investment potential in the Stockholm region

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.

Stockholm launches website for international immigrants

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.

New rankings in the Life Science Investment Hotlist for the Stockholm-Uppsala region

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2014 08:56 UTC

The internationally acclaimed list of fast growing companies is expanding. The original 20 companies have now become 40, and a new ranking has been done for the ten companies in the greatest demand. Digital health is the area on the list with the largest increase.

Meet Stockholm’s most innovative life science companies on February 12 in Zürich

Meet Stockholm’s most innovative life science companies on February 12 in Zürich

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.

The Nobel Prize: A Nobel effect on Stockholm

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.

Welcome to Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day 2012

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2012 13:19 UTC

On September 27th 2012, the fifth annual Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day is being held in Stockholm, Sweden. The conference offers a unique possibility for investors, experts and media to meet northern Europe’s most innovative and promising cleantech companies. Theme for this year is water and energy.

Stockholm Overall Winner fDi European Region of the Future

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.

Investment strategies of corporate venture capital in life science industry revealed

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.

Foreign direct investments to Stockholm continue to increase

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2011 06:30 UTC

Stockholm, Sweden continues to be a hot pick in Northern Europe for investors. During 2010, 183 qualified foreign direct investments were made in the region which was an increase of 12 percent compared to 2009.

50 Stockholm municipalities attract foreign direct investments in unique business collaboration

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2010 08:15 UTC

A new contract period for the Stockholm Business Alliance begins at the turn of the year. Fifty municipalities in the region will work together for another five years to attract foreign investment, improve the business climate, and promote the region using the common brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia.

Stockholm 4th best European investment destination

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2010 11:00 UTC

Stockholm takes a big leap to the top in renowned ranking list European Cities & Regions of the Future 2010/2011, by FDI Magazine and Financial Times. Now Stockholm in total is the 4th best European city for foreign direct investments.