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​Six new Stockholm health tech companies on the Life Science Hotlist

​Six new Stockholm health tech companies on the Life Science Hotlist

Press Releases   •   Jan 31, 2019 06:45 GMT

The health tech sector in Stockholm is booming. Six new health tech companies are entering the Life Science Hotlist, a list of carefully curated investment opportunities in the Stockholm-Uppsala region. Invest Stockholm has screened 95 health tech companies to identify the “hot” investment cases. Today, Brighter, Camino Care, CareLigo, Encare, Hnry and Minnity are added to the list.

Invest Stockholm teams up with Norrsken Foundation to create the best place in the world for impact entrepreneurs and investors

Invest Stockholm teams up with Norrsken Foundation to create the best place in the world for impact entrepreneurs and investors

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 06:45 GMT

Invest Stockholm is partnering with Norrsken Foundation to support entrepreneurs and innovators who are solving society’s biggest challenges. The world’s leading climate scientists have warned we have only 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe and prevent poverty for hundreds of millions of people. To that aim, the City of Stockholm has intensified its focus on sustainable innovations.

Stockholm launches podcast to help businesses fight gender discrimination

Stockholm launches podcast to help businesses fight gender discrimination

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2019 06:50 GMT

Europe has a discrimination problem, according to a recent report by investment firm Atomico. Of all funds raised by European VC-backed companies in 2018, 93 percent went to all-male founding teams. And almost half of the women in Europe’s tech sector said they had experienced discrimination. To fight the problem, Stockholm launches a podcast to help companies improve their diversity strategy.

​Stockholm set out to be a leading foodtech hub

​Stockholm set out to be a leading foodtech hub

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 11:44 GMT

Stockholm entrepreneurs, known for producing unicorns within music tech, fintech and gaming, have taken on a new challenge; to disrupt the world’s largest economic system, the food sector. Food loss and waste alone accounts for eight percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. A new food system, driven by tech and data, and geared towards sustainable solutions is being born in Stockholm.

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Amazon Web Services buys more land in the Stockholm region

Amazon Web Services buys more land in the Stockholm region

News   •   Dec 19, 2018 15:50 GMT

Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to invest heavily in the Stockholm region. Just a few days after AWS announced they opened their cloud region in Stockholm, it is confirmed that the cloud service giant buys more land in Katrineholm and Eskilstuna to build additional data centers.

Life science hotlist: Biolamina towards a paradigm shift

Life science hotlist: Biolamina towards a paradigm shift

News   •   Oct 03, 2013 16:01 GMT

Biolamina produces products for stem cell research and is one of the companies included on the Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist.

OpenLab tackles everyday problems in fast-growing Stockholm

OpenLab tackles everyday problems in fast-growing Stockholm

News   •   Oct 03, 2013 10:00 GMT

As cities grow and societies become more complex, both challenges and opportunities arise. In Stockholm, a number of leading research institutes have responded by attempting to provide solutions to meet the challenges of a growing and sustainable city.

Cloud-TV startup attracts investors for global expansion

Cloud-TV startup attracts investors for global expansion

News   •   Oct 02, 2013 16:10 GMT

If TV was invented today, and not a half century ago, would it still look and function like a TV? Probably not, according to the founders of Stockholm-based cloud-TV startup Magine.

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Join Stockholm Tech Week for a transformative deep-dive in innovation this September

Join Stockholm Tech Week for a transformative deep-dive in innovation this September

Blog posts   •   Sep 02, 2018 07:46 GMT

Stockholm is a world-leading tech and innovation hub, attracting some of the best talents in the world. In the past ten months, Stockholm gave birth to new unicorns and saw large exits. During the first weeks of September, we're given the opportunity to connect with the early starters and innovators of tomorrow through 14 conferences and 50+ events throughout the city.

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Stockholm Tech Week

Stockholm Tech Week

Events   •   Aug 06, 2018 12:58 GMT

Welcome to an immersive experience of what’s going to happen next in the world.Stockholm is a world leading tech and innovation hub, attracting some of the best talents in the world. Welcome to find out why they move to Stockholm, what our progressive values are all about, and how we produce more billion dollar companies than any other place in the world, after Sillicon Valley.Welcome to connec...

Aug 31 - Sep 16

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The Local's Sophie Miskiw meeting Jennifer Råsten, training strategist at AllBright Foundation

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Stockholm's best-known businesses have declared their commitment to gender equality.

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Stockholm A Leading Foodtech Hub

Stockholm A Leading Foodtech Hub

Documents   •   Nov 20, 2018 11:44 GMT

Stockholm - the Powerhouse of Sound

Stockholm - the Powerhouse of Sound

Documents   •   Jan 15, 2018 08:23 GMT

Stockholm is a place that acts like an incubator for ideas and where the tech and music industries respectively, have grown into world leaders. It’s in the intersection of these two successful hubs where synergies emerge. Here, innovations are transforming the music sector into a more transparent, accessible and democratic industry and offering new forms of entertainment in the process.

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Olympic anniversary: Stockholm Stadion, 100 years ahead of its time

The fifth Olympic Games were held in Stockholm in 1912. Many say they saved the modern Olympics. Why? Perhaps because the games were forward-looking in many ways: Stockholm Stadion, the main stadium, was built with an eye on the future. The progressive stadium became a model for similar arenas all over the world. And today, Stockholm Stadion is just as relevant as it was 100 years ago.