Press Releases • Dec 20, 2017 16:12 UTC
The Stockholm economy continues to develop strongly, which is shown by most indicators. Aggregated gross pay data showed positive growth for both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm compared to the same quarter in 2016. Information and communication, construction, financial and insurance and education were the driving sectors behind this development.
Press Releases • Nov 28, 2017 17:42 UTC
Mayor of Stockholm Karin Wanngård has presented the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship to five recipients at a ceremony at Stockholm City Hall. The jury, consisting of 27 renowned experts from Stockholm's business and innovation ecosystem, has identified the innovations with the best potential to become Stockholm's future growth companies, among 500 scholarship applications.
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.
Press Releases • Jan 24, 2017 12:10 UTC
The City of Stockholm launches Stockholm Data Parks to attract investment in data centers where waste heat is recycled and used to heat the city.
Press Releases • Dec 20, 2016 10:40 UTC
Stockholm’s positive development continued in the third quarter of 2016, according to the Stockholm Economy Report. Wages increased and unemployment continued to fall in both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm compared with the same quarter last year.
Press Releases • Dec 08, 2016 14:50 UTC
As a result of the UK decision to leave the EU the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are planning to leave the UK. On Thursday, the Government of Sweden decided to actively work for EMA to be located in Sweden and the Stockholm-Uppsala region in particular. A special secretariat will be created that will organize Sweden’s candidacy. This decision is welcomed by Stockholm Business Region.
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2016 15:58 UTC
This year’s winners of the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship represent innovative solutions for highly topical challenges and societal problems. This involves everything from innovations that will revolutionize how we consume and produce food in the city to a new aid to facilitate communication with traumatized children. In total, six recipients will share SEK 630,000.
Press Releases • Nov 16, 2016 15:04 UTC
Ms Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm announced today Wayne Roberts, director of Katie Says Goodbye, as winner of Stockholm Impact Award. During the Stockholm International Film Festival Award Ceremony, Roberts will receive the prize designed by Ai Weiwei and will be given 1 million SEK in support to upcoming film projects.
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2016 11:51 UTC
The winner of the 2016 Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship is Leo Sydow, for the Buildsafe innovation. A stipend of SEK 225,000 is awarded to one of the last three years’ Stockholm Innovation Scholarship winners who managed to further develop and expand upon his/her innovation.
Press Releases • Dec 11, 2014 13:00 UTC
The Mayor of Stockholm, Mrs Karin Wanngård (s) awarded scholarships to seven entrepreneurs and innovators in stockholm today.