Apr 18, 2013 06:00 CEST Wages continued to grow in Stockholm during the fourth quarter of 2012. The biggest increase was in the public sector. Growth softened in the private sector; business startups were fewer and the labor market weakened with an increase in layoffs and the number of unemployed. However, overall employment increased at the same time. These are the results of the latest Stockholm Economy report.
Apr 04, 2013 07:00 CEST The European Association for the Study of Diabetes has chosen Stockholm as the site of its major conference in the autumn of 2015. The city will thus be hosting the event for the fourth time. The decision was motivated by Stockholm's good conditions and Stockholmsmässan's long experience in arranging international conferences. The region is also one of the world's leading in diabetes research.
Mar 14, 2013 08:31 CET It is going to be easier for foreign investors to find partners in Stockholm and Uppsala. Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist is now being launched, a tool presenting the region's hottest investment prospects to investors.
Feb 08, 2013 07:30 CET On February 12th 2013, the 7th annual Swiss-Scandinavian Bio-Business Seminar is being held in Zürich, Switzerland. The conference offers a unique possibility to meet Stockholm-based life sciences companies on the cutting edge. Participants include: Aberabio, Binarybio, Biolamia, Biovica, Irras, Oss-Q and Xbrane Bioscience.
Jan 28, 2013 06:00 CET Wages continue rising in Stockholm in the third quarter of 2012, driven by the private sector. All industries are experiencing growth despite mixed signals. However, sales and the number of new businesses are decreasing. Increased unemployment is contributing to a weakened labor market. Nevertheless, increased employment is an ongoing trend due to the steadily increasing population.
Dec 19, 2012 11:20 CET “Stockholm’s relatively small size seems to have worked in its favour when it comes to the city’s ambition to be considered one of Europe’s creative hubs. The effect of its creative professionals working in such close proximity has seen the Swedish capital produce an output that is more than the sum of its parts”. (M Kaczmarski, fDi Magazine)
Dec 09, 2012 13:52 CET Nobel Laureates are chosen after an extensive selection process at the top scientific academies in Stockholm and Sweden. Just weeks after this year’s Laureates receive their prizes from the hand of King Carl XVI Gustaf, work begins on nominations for next year.
Dec 09, 2012 13:51 CET The Nobel Prize provided an outlet for the issues that had engaged Alfred Nobel during his lifetime. Science and research, especially on nitroglycerin, granted him a global lifestyle with friends and connections worldwide. The Prize was a tool to enable science to become a vehicle to make the world an even better place. But science is not everything.
Dec 09, 2012 13:51 CET There is much to discover in Stockholm, when following the Nobel trail.
Dec 09, 2012 13:49 CET Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) is one of the most famous Stockholmers of all time. The prize that bears his name is known worldwide since it was established with the fortune he left in his will as the first donation. Nobel’s spirit of curiosity, creativity and entrepreneurship lives on, especially in Stockholm during an intensive week at the end of each year.