Press Releases

Stockholm Songwriting Camp returns with long term vision

Dec 01, 2015 11:00 GMT Stockholm Business Region - 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.

Nov 30, 2015 17:10 GMT EIT Digital Eight IoT start-ups from six countries will compete and pitch for an expert jury on December 3rd in Stockholm and the three winners will receive a package including a cash prize of up to €40,000, mentoring support, workspace, and access to buyer networks across the EU and beyond, backed by the EIT Digital’s Accelerator.

Nov 30, 2015 10:00 GMT TIGR® Matrix Insightra Medical, Inc. and Novus Scientific AB have announced a strategic alliance around Novus’ TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh technology for soft tissue repair in the US via Insightra’s national direct sales channel.

PDC surpasses the target of $100 bn USD in decarbonization strategies

Nov 27, 2015 11:28 GMT The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4) The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is run by AP4 along with the United Nations Economic Programme (UNEP), Amundi and the Carbon Decarbonization Project (CDP). The aim is to get investors worldwide to measure and disclose their carbon footprint and to reduce their carbon footprint. Now PDC has surpassed the target of $100 bn USD in decarbonization strategies.

The Swedish National Pension (AP) Funds coordinate the way carbon footprints are reported for investment portfolios

Nov 24, 2015 08:31 GMT The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4) The Swedish AP Funds, the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth and Seventh AP Funds, have agreed to coordinate the way carbon footprints are reported. The AP Funds will all report their carbon footprints with three indicators.

Nov 23, 2015 11:58 GMT Stockholm Business Region 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.

Europe's top tech start-ups compete in London

Nov 23, 2015 08:48 GMT EIT Digital An app that keeps you safe as you walk home after dark, a website that lets fans decide where concerts take place, and a travel guide that uses augmented reality are among ten start-up companies competing in the London final of one of Europe’s biggest competitions for digital technology start-ups.

Sonormed wins EIT Digital’s core partner Fraunhofer for cooperation to enhance patient individualization features of Tinnitracks

Nov 20, 2015 10:01 GMT EIT Digital On November 19 2015 the EIT Digital coached start-up Sonormed announced its cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology (IDMT) at the international health trade fair MEDICA in Düsseldorf, Germany. The cooperation is aimed to enhance the technological therapy conditions for tinnitus patients that suffer from hearing loss.

EIT Digital organiseert Innovatie Dag op High Tech Campus Eindhoven

Nov 19, 2015 08:12 GMT EIT Digital ​EIT Digital, organiseert Innovatie Dag in het conferentie centrum van de High Tech Campus op 25 November met het thema: ‘Results of today, Ideas for tomorrow’. Tijdens de Innovatie Dag zullen de partners Philips, NXP en de nieuwkomers TomTom en Bosch een boekje op doen over hun visie op techtrends en hun strategie hierin. Ook de finale van de Idea Challenge in ‘Health and Wellbeing’ vindt plaats.

Nov 19, 2015 07:59 GMT Stockholm Business Region 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