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Stockholm identified as tech talent magnet

Press Releases   •   Apr 14, 2016 05:30 GMT

New report from LinkedIn and City of Stockholm shows the capital is a net beneficiary of international and national talent, especially of front-end IT skills.


​5 new companies on the Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2016 08:36 GMT

The Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist is growing. Now being welcomed are 5 new companies, all in digital health, in the search for foreign investments and partnerships. Including the new companies, the list now includes 41 companies, almost half of which are in the field of digital health.


​Stockholm Economy: A strong end to the year for Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2016 08:53 GMT

Stockholm’s economic growth continued during the fourth quarter of 2015. Total wages show increasing growth, unemployment is falling and the number of new companies in both the county and city rose. This is what The Stockholm Economy Report for Q4 2015 shows.


​EUR 95 billion investment potential in the Stockholm region

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 08:13 GMT

For the 23rd year in a row, the Stockholm region is participating in the investment trade fair MIPIM in Cannes, one of the world’s leading real estate and investment expos. The Stockholm region’s primary message during MIPIM is its investment potential of EUR 95 billion through 2025.


​Stockholm and Copenhagen dominate global listed companies’ location of regional headquarters in the Nordic region

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2016 03:00 GMT

The report “Global companies with offices in the Nordic region” shows the location of large multinational companies’ global and regional head offices in the Nordic region. Among Forbes global 2000 listed companies that have established regional headquarters in the Nordic countries, the report shows that Stockholm dominates with 50 % of these offices followed by Copenhagen accounts for 16 %.


Stockholm Economy: Strong figures for Stockholm during Q3 2015

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 12:54 GMT

​Business in Stockholm continued its positive development during the third quarter of 2015. Total wages show increasing growth, unemployment is falling and the number of new companies in both the county and city rose. This is what The Stockholm Economy Report for Q3 2015 shows.

Stockholm Innovation Scholarship: 7 ​entrepreneurs awarded

Stockholm Innovation Scholarship: 7 ​entrepreneurs awarded

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2015 14:37 GMT

The winners of "Stockholms stads innovationsstipendium" (The Stockholm Innovation Scholarship), which is one of Sweden's largest, will be able to solve global environmental problems such as leakage from gas pipelines and make it possible for blind to play in an Orchestra on equal term

Stockholm Songwriting Camp returns with long term vision

Stockholm Songwriting Camp returns with long term vision

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2015 11:00 GMT

- It was very successful last time and now we are investing long term in the songwriting camp, says Björn Ulvaeus, one of the initiators of the camp and the owner of the house.


21 innovations nominated for the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2015 11:58 GMT

Stockholm is one of the world's most innovative regions. Today, the 21 nominees for this year's seven Stockholm Innovation Scholarship was announced. It is the 30th time that Stockholm's Innovation Scholarship is awarded.


​Leena Yadav winner of a new 1 million SEK film award in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Nov 19, 2015 07:59 GMT

Leena Yadav, director of Parched is the first winner of a new international film award, the Stockholm Impact Award. Yadav will receive the prize designed by Ai Weiwei and given 1 million SEK in support to upcoming film projects


Stockholm concentrates efforts on attracting international talent

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2015 07:00 GMT

​The City of Stockholm is now joining up with the region’s tech sector and companies like Spotify, Klarna and iZettle to attract international talent to Stockholm. To meet the city’s growing recruitment needs, the Twitter account @movetostockholm is launching with the goal of providing a better picture of what it’s like to live and work in Stockholm.


​Major investment in Stockholm region life science companies

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2015 08:23 GMT

The next five years will see a major investment to increase the life science companies in the Stockholm region. The aim is to double the number of identified companies which are ripe for investment.


Stockholm Economy: Continued growth during the second quarter

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2015 07:00 GMT

Stockholm’s business community continues to show growth in the second quarter of 2015. Wages are rising, more businesses are launching and unemployment is falling compared with the same period in 2014. These are the results of The Stockholm Economy Report for the second quarter 2015.


​Continued strong growth in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2015 07:04 GMT

Stockholm’s business community continues to develop positively in the first quarter of 2015. Wages show increased growth in both Stockholm County and city, compared with the same quarter in 2014. These are the results of Stockholmskonjunkturen’s first report for 2015.


Stockholm is now the second largest FinTech Hub in Europe

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2015 06:00 GMT

In the past five years, Stockholm-based companies received 18 percent of all private placements in FinTech companies across Europe. The numbers show that Stockholm continuously, year after year, attracts almost one fifth of the overall FinTech investments in Europe.


Stockholm aims for more international film productions

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2015 07:31 GMT

Stockholm is launching a new public film fund, named Film Capital Stockholm, aiming to attractore professional film productions to Stockholm. And a fiction tourism initiative


Stockholm Economy: Growth the entire year of 2014

Press Releases   •   Apr 22, 2015 12:39 GMT

Business in Stockholm continued its positive development during the fourth quarter of 2014. Total wages show increasing growth, unemployment is falling, the number of vacancies increases and the number of new companies in both the county and city rose. This is what The Stockholm Economy Report for Q4 2014 shows.


Stockholm chosen to host major life science congress

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2015 11:24 GMT

The international organizer for life science conferences, EBD Group, has decided to arrange their main conference, Bio Europe Spring, in Stockholm April 2016. It is the first time the city will host the event. EBD Group explained its decision by highlighting Stockholm's strong position in life sciences and its excellent reputation for organizing international conferences.


100 billion Euro investment potential in the Stockholm region

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2015 08:43 GMT

The investment potential for the Stockholm region has increased by 16 billion Euro in the year that has passed and now amounts to more than100 billion Euro until 2021. Together with local business representatives the Stockholm region are attending the world’s largest real estate exhibition and conference to showcase the region’s investment potential.


Songwriters from all over the world to Stockholm this weekend

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2015 08:15 GMT

On Thursday 29 January, 45 songwriters and producers are getting together for four days to write songs at the premiere of Stockholm Songwriting Camp. The interest in participating has been great and, in addition to the Swedish lineup, the participants will include music-creators from the US, England, Japan and Germany.

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