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Swedfund invests in small and medium enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa

Oct 16, 2014 06:45 GMT Swedfund Swedfund invests MEUR 8 in AfricInvest Fund III LLC, a pan-African fund focused on small and medium enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through this investment Swedfund will contribute to stimulating growth, job creation and sustainable development in more companies in the region.

Stockholm Economy: 26 percent more job openings in Stockholm

Oct 14, 2014 07:23 GMT Stockholm Business Region Stockholm’s economy continues its positive trend and wages show increased growth in both Stockholm county and the city of Stockholm. The labor market is growing and the number of job openings is increasing markedly while unemployment continues to drop, according to Stockholm Economy's second report for 2014.

Swedfund increases commitment to fighting climate change

Oct 14, 2014 07:02 GMT Swedfund On October 12, Swedfund increased its financial commitment to the Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF) by providing an additional MEUR 5 for climate change projects in emerging markets.

Oct 13, 2014 12:16 GMT Stockholm Business Region Over the last year, Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science companies have received several big investments. Cancer diagnostics, protein production and stem cell matrices are some examples of what attracts big international investments. The one common denominator for these investments is that all of the companies are on the Life Science Hotlist, a list of the hottest life science companies in the region.

Oct 13, 2014 06:30 GMT Enzymatica AB (publ)

New Report on the Games Industry in Skåne and Blekinge

Oct 10, 2014 17:10 GMT Invest in Skåne The game developers of southern Sweden are at the forefront of a fast moving industry. Innovation is at their core, they develop games for all platforms, and are early explorers and adopters of new trends and technologies. This is the conclusion of the report that Game City conducted on behalf of Invest in Skåne.

Oct 08, 2014 11:59 GMT Stockholm Business Region 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.

Celebrating the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize – information to the media

Oct 07, 2014 12:52 GMT Nobel Peace Center The Nobel Peace Center celebrates the new Peace Prize laureate(s) with a live screening of the announcement 10 October. On Saturday 11 October, the public and media are invited to an open day where Jagland and Lundestad will hold lectures on the new Peace Prize laureate.

New Hotlist will attract Cleantech investments to Stockholm

Oct 07, 2014 08:24 GMT Stockholm Business Region Stockholm is a world leader in environmental technology, and now it will be easier for foreign investors to find partners in Stockholm. The Stockholm Cleantech Hotlist is a list that presents the region’s hottest investment opportunities to investors. As of its launch date, there are 25 companies on the list.

Grand Group acquires remaining Lydmar Hotel assets

Oct 06, 2014 14:43 GMT Grand Hôtel Today it became official that Grand Group AB is to acquire the remaining assets of Lydmar Hotel AB. The hotel will continue to operate under its own brand name, Lydmar Hotel.