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The Nobel Prize: A Nobel effect on Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Dec 09, 2012 12:48 GMT

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.

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Investment hotlist: Stockholm video games attract investors' interest

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2012 07:02 GMT

The popularity of video games like Stardoll, Battlefield and Minecraft has helped build Stockholm’s reputation as a world hub for computer game developers. Per Strömbäck, a spokesperson for the Sweden Games Industry, that is organizing the E3 trip, said online games like Stardoll and Minecraft and digital channels such as Facebook and App Store are increasingly dominating the gaming industry.

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Outlook 2013: Stockholm ICT creates global buzz

Outlook 2013: Stockholm ICT creates global buzz

News   •   Feb 08, 2013 09:30 GMT

The rapid growth of the information and technology sector in Stockholm is creating a global buzz and attracting attention from international investors, according to Torbjörn Bengtsson, head of the ICT sector at Stockholm Business Region Development.

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Stockholm global hub for computer games

News   •   Apr 04, 2012 06:14 GMT

Battlefield, Minecraft and Just Cause are three of the world's most popular computer games. But few players know that their favourite games have been developed by a number of high-tech firms in Stockholm, all within walking distance from one another.