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Successful premier for Digital Health Days

Aug 23, 2013 09:10 GMT Stockholmsmässan Digital Health Days was kicked off at Stockholmsmässan in the presence of HRH Prince Daniel. Over 400 delegates and 50 journalists had registered for the conference, a clear sign of how much people are interested in developing the interface between IT on the one hand, and healthcare and life sciences research on the other.

Stockholm again chosen to host major diabetes conference

Apr 04, 2013 05:00 GMT Stockholm Business Region 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.

Feb 14, 2012 10:27 GMT Stockholm Business Region Greater Stockholm Overall Winner fDi Region of the Future fDi Magazine’s ranking list European Cities and Regions of the Future 2012/13 awards Greater Stockholm Region as Overall Winner in Europe for FDI.Stockholm is also Overall Winner for Quality of Life. The region is second in Business Friendliness and third in Economic Potential.

Jan 30, 2012 10:02 GMT Stockholm Business Region Access and rates for high-speed connections are important factors shaping the local business climate. According to an international survey of 11 major business cities, Singapore offers the lowest corporate rates for internet closely followed by Stockholm. Stockholm offers the lowest rate for dark fiber. New York is most expensive.

Nov 05, 2010 08:15 GMT Stockholm Business Region A new contract period for the Stockholm Business Alliance begins at the turn of the year. Fifty municipalities in the region will work together for another five years to attract foreign investment, improve the business climate, and promote the region using the common brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia.

Feb 19, 2010 11:00 GMT Stockholm Business Region Stockholm takes a big leap to the top in renowned ranking list European Cities & Regions of the Future 2010/2011, by FDI Magazine and Financial Times. Now Stockholm in total is the 4th best European city for foreign direct investments.

Feb 18, 2010 11:00 GMT Stockholm Business Region Stockholm Business Region contributed to 71 foreign direct investments during 2009, according to the year-end result. That was an increase from last year, and constituted nearly half of all foreign direct investments to Sweden.

Sep 10, 2009 10:00 GMT Stockholm Business Region The City of Stockholm is now partnering with Internet and new media conference SIME. The reason is SIME’s long-term commitment to arranging international ICT events in Stockholm.

May 15, 2009 10:00 GMT Stockholm Business Region The City of Stockholm has been awarded the Intelligent Community of the Year 2009. The award was announced May 15th at the annual Building the Broadband Economy conference in New York. The award is presented by the Intelligent Community Forum, ICF.