Press Releases • Jan 24, 2017 12:10 GMT
The City of Stockholm launches Stockholm Data Parks to attract investment in data centers where waste heat is recycled and used to heat the city.
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2017 17:25 GMT
Interest and investment in Stockholm continues to rise, with nearly three times as many investments in Stockholm tech companies in 2016 than the previous year. According to a breakdown by The Nordic Web, a total of 250 investments were made in 2016 compared to 90 investments during 2015.
Press Releases • Dec 20, 2016 10:40 GMT
Stockholm’s positive development continued in the third quarter of 2016, according to the Stockholm Economy Report. Wages increased and unemployment continued to fall in both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm compared with the same quarter last year.
Press Releases • Dec 08, 2016 14:50 GMT
As a result of the UK decision to leave the EU the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are planning to leave the UK. On Thursday, the Government of Sweden decided to actively work for EMA to be located in Sweden and the Stockholm-Uppsala region in particular. A special secretariat will be created that will organize Sweden’s candidacy. This decision is welcomed by Stockholm Business Region.
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2016 15:58 GMT
This year’s winners of the Stockholm Innovation Scholarship represent innovative solutions for highly topical challenges and societal problems. This involves everything from innovations that will revolutionize how we consume and produce food in the city to a new aid to facilitate communication with traumatized children. In total, six recipients will share SEK 630,000.
Press Releases • Nov 16, 2016 15:04 GMT
Ms Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm announced today Wayne Roberts, director of Katie Says Goodbye, as winner of Stockholm Impact Award. During the Stockholm International Film Festival Award Ceremony, Roberts will receive the prize designed by Ai Weiwei and will be given 1 million SEK in support to upcoming film projects.
Grab a chair on the booming Stockholm tech scene - enjoy 480 days of paid parental leave, flat hierarchies and clean air
Press Releases • Oct 12, 2016 13:00 GMT
With a mission to increase awareness about what Stockholm has to offer in terms of work and quality of life, Invest Stockholm and the Stockholm tech community aim to attract international talent to join one of the fastest growing tech scenes in the world. In a new campaign called “Grab a Chair,” international talent from different countries share how Stockholm is good for you.
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2016 11:51 GMT
The winner of the 2016 Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship is Leo Sydow, for the Buildsafe innovation. A stipend of SEK 225,000 is awarded to one of the last three years’ Stockholm Innovation Scholarship winners who managed to further develop and expand upon his/her innovation.
Press Releases • Sep 27, 2016 07:10 GMT
During the second quarter 2016 Stockholm’s economic growth continued. Compared to the same quarter 2015, the Stockholm Economy Report shows a decrease in unemployment and an increase in gross pay data and number of companies started.
Press Releases • Sep 05, 2016 06:12 GMT
During the first six months of 2016, more money was invested in Stockholm-based tech companies than during all of 2015 and 2014 together, according to a breakdown by the Nordic Web, a resource on venture capital for the Nordic startup scene.
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2016 08:00 GMT
According to the periodic hotel report, carried out by Annordia at the instance of Invest Stockholm, a net increase in hotel capacity is anticipated in the City of Stockholm with a total of 3,700 new hotel rooms in the period 2016 to 2020. In order to meet the needs of the future, at least a further 1,500 rooms in the city are needed by the year 2020.
Press Releases • Jun 08, 2016 06:30 GMT
The Swedish capital is a hub for contemporary music acts and the birthplace of the new influential Music technology scene. To coincide with Symposium´s Brilliant Minds Conference, the Dennis Pop Awards and the Music Polar Prize, Invest Stockholm acknowledges Stockholm as a center for Music Technology and modern music with the report “Stockholm – the Powerhouse of Sound” and “That Place Where”.
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.
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.
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 %.
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.
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