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Sustainable brands choose Stockholm

Sustainable brands choose Stockholm

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2018 12:47 UTC

When sustainable eyewear brand Karün from Patagonia were looking for the best market in Europe to launch their new product; sunglasses made out of recycled fishing nets, they chose Stockholm. Why? You may ask. Stockholm has far from the amount of sunshine that many other European cities can boast with. The answer, however, is not to be found in the weather, but rather in the Swedish values.

Gender balanced judging panel appointed to discover Stockholm’s next unicorn

Gender balanced judging panel appointed to discover Stockholm’s next unicorn

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.

​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.