Press Releases • Nov 16, 2017 10:26 UTC
Packed with statistics, key facts and detailed descriptions of shopping districts in Stockholm, the Swedish retail guide has landed. For everyone considering entering the Stockholm retail market, this guide saves weeks of market research.
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.
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
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.
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 • Sep 06, 2017 11:04 UTC
The application period for Stockholm Innovation Scholarship is now open and we are proud to present the judges who have the task of identifying the best innovations. Consisting of 27 renowned experts from Stockholm's business and innovation ecosystem, the gender balanced judging panel will identify which innovations have the potential to become Stockholm’s future growth companies.
Press Releases • Aug 29, 2017 12:54 UTC
Infectious diseases are a global problem and one of the world's most urgent health threats due to antibiotic resistance. The Stockholm-Uppsala region is leading the way in finding solutions to the looming problems. Invest Stockholm has identified the most interesting new companies determined to fight infectious diseases.
Press Releases • Aug 17, 2017 15:00 UTC
If you have an idea or an innovation, you now have the chance to apply for the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship. Broadened scholarship categories and a simplified application process will encourage more people to apply. The scholarship is intended for innovators and entrepreneurs of all kinds who need support at an early stage.
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.
Press Releases • Apr 04, 2017 06:16 UTC
Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the establishment of a new datacenter region in the Stockholm area, positioning Sweden as the location of choice for delivery of advanced cloud services in the Nordics. The new AWS EU (Stockholm) Region will be operational in 2018.
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.
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 • Jan 16, 2017 17:25 UTC
Interest and investment in Stockholm continues to rise, with nearly three times as many investments in Stockholm tech companies in 2016 than the previous year. According to a breakdown by The Nordic Web, a total of 250 investments were made in 2016 compared to 90 investments during 2015.
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.
Grab a chair on the booming Stockholm tech scene - enjoy 480 days of paid parental leave, flat hierarchies and clean air
Press Releases • Oct 12, 2016 13:00 UTC
With a mission to increase awareness about what Stockholm has to offer in terms of work and quality of life, Invest Stockholm and the Stockholm tech community aim to attract international talent to join one of the fastest growing tech scenes in the world. In a new campaign called “Grab a Chair,” international talent from different countries share how Stockholm is good for you.
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.