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100 billion Euro investment potential in the Stockholm region

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2014 11:59 GMT

The investment potential for the Stockholm region has increased by 15 billion Euro in the year that has passed and now amounts to more than100 billion Euro until 2021. It is mainly smaller projects that have contributed to the increase. Stockholm municipality's aim for 140,000 new housing units and extension of the subway are included in the calculation.


The first company to join the future life science cluster in Stockholm Uppsala

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2014 09:24 GMT

The new district of Hagastaden in Stockholm will become one of the world’s leading areas for life science. Merck & Co, the world’s third-largest pharmaceuticals company, is currently moving in as the first company to join this life sciences cluster.


Stockholm Economy: 6,000 more businesses in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Jul 16, 2014 10:10 GMT

Positive development continues for business in Stockholm and wages show robust growth in both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm. In total, 5,997 businesses were launched in the county while the number of bankruptcies declined. The labor market and number of immigrants have also had positive growth, according to Stockholmskonjunkturen’s first report 2014.


Stockholm launches website for international immigrants

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2014 11:27 GMT

There is much to consider when moving to a new country. Stockholm is therefore launching a website for people who are interested in moving here or have just done so. The new site explains the advantages of Stockholm and offers concrete tips on things that it may be wise to keep in mind.

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Stockholm climbs in competitiveness rankings

News   •   Jul 17, 2013 08:09 GMT

Sweden's capital Stockholm has been ranked the eighth most competitive city in the world, and is likely to maintain its ability to attract investment, tourists and workers until 2025, according to a new global study.


Outlook 2013: Spotlight on Stockholm cleantech

News   •   Feb 16, 2013 09:16 GMT

A positive momentum and large international interest means hectic year for promoters of the Stockholm cleantech sector.

Outlook 2013: Logistic outsourcing increasing in Stockholm

Outlook 2013: Logistic outsourcing increasing in Stockholm

News   •   Feb 14, 2013 09:30 GMT

Boasting excellent infrastructure and a strategically important location, Stockholm is perfectly suited for deliveries to Scandinavia and the Baltic region. And with changes under way, opportunities for international companies are opening up.

Outlook 2013: Stockholm's creative reputation, a magnet for talent

Outlook 2013: Stockholm's creative reputation, a magnet for talent

News   •   Feb 12, 2013 09:30 GMT

It doesn't matter if it's fashion, gaming, literature or music – the creative industries in the Swedish capital are making a huge global impact.

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Digital Health Days - the brand new arena for setting the future healthcare agenda.

Events   •   Jun 12, 2013 13:52 GMT

Are we on the brink of a medical revolution, supported by powerful IT development and recent scientific advances? The conference includes two days of inspiring seminars, challenging discussions and workshops dedicated to business in the crossroads between ICT, life sciences and healthcare. Focus this year is on mobile health solutions, big data analytics and gamification.

Aug 20 - Aug 22


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OECD: Green Growth in Stockholm

OECD: Green Growth in Stockholm

Documents   •   May 23, 2013 10:00 GMT

Stockholm is one of the world’s leading sustainable cities. This is OECD’s conclusion after having examined the city’s model for sustainable growth as part of a comprehensive international study. Stockholm’s strengths are identified and 11 measures are presented with the aim of promoting green growth still further.

Stockholm Economy Q4 2011

Documents   •   Apr 02, 2012 09:48 GMT

Statistical report.

Stockholm: meeting place for the development of digital services

Digital online services, so called e-services, can be a powerful and effective way for municipalities, county councils and other public authorities to improve the service to citizens and companies, and stimulate new business models. Examples range from permit administration to application for nursing school. This report by Stockholm IT Region presents best practice and a 21 points action plan.

Investment criteria of corporate venture capital in life science industry

The US continues to dominate; most venture capital goes to drug discovery platforms and the most successful companies in need of venture capital are those who most clearly fit in to investors' strategy. Despite a leading R&D position, Swedish life science companies must improve international relations to succeed in attracting investments. This emerged in a new report on corporate venture capital.

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