Press Releases

Over 300 ideas from 25 EU countries: EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge celebrates remarkable interest

Apr 23, 2014 07:41 GMT EIT ICT Labs More than 600 early stage startups and innovators from all over Europe registered for the first wave of the Idea Challenge, and 311 proposals were finally submitted to the EU-wide idea contest.

Apr 11, 2014 08:56 GMT Stockholm Business Region The internationally acclaimed list of fast growing companies is expanding. The original 20 companies have now become 40, and a new ranking has been done for the ten companies in the greatest demand. Digital health is the area on the list with the largest increase.

A new city in Minecraft - RECREATE, REBUILD, REINVENT

Apr 07, 2014 08:09 GMT Arkitektur- och designcentrum The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design presents Blockholm. Using the game of Minecraft as a platform for exploring themes of democracy and public dialogue in city planning, Blockholm allows users to rebuild the city’s 100,000 lots using information generated from actual land use data, marking the first time in history that Stockholm’s land use information has been available to the public.

New Book: E-Ployment. Living & Working in the Cloud. A Personal Journey

Apr 04, 2014 08:03 GMT UP THERE, EVERYWHERE What happened to books, music & films is about to happen to the service sector & employment within it. Freelancers have suddenly formed globally connected, & organised communities, enabled by the cloud & the new tools that are available. Today they can work here, there & everywhere. It’s happening & it’s happening fast. Read about it in E-Ployment. Living & Working in the Cloud. A Personal Journey

KE Software becomes a part of the Swedish Axiell Group

Apr 03, 2014 12:59 GMT Axiell Group - This acquisition creates fresh opportunities in Australia, the Middle East and North America.

Apr 02, 2014 07:52 GMT Stockholm Business Region Payrolls, employment, establishment of new businesses and the population continues to increase in the City of Stockholm and Stockholm County overall. Housing construction reached one of the highest levels recorded in the 2000s, so shows Stockholmskonjunkturen’s report of the Stockholm economy for the fourth quarter 2013.

EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge teams up with Silicon Allee

Mar 29, 2014 10:56 GMT EIT ICT Labs •Silicon Allee, tech community and news site, has teamed up with EIT ICT Labs to promote a new innovation contest •The Idea Challenge, launched at CeBIT earlier this month, will see entrepreneurs tackle ideas in 8 different topics across 8 cities •Silicon Allee will help EIT ICT Labs to ensure the contest has the biggest possible impact in breaking down barriers to innovation across Europe

EIT ICT Labs London Node Appoints New Node Director

Mar 19, 2014 09:03 GMT EIT ICT Labs The London Node of EIT ICT Labs is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Dennis Moynihan as full time Director. Dennis Moynihan worked previously with the Institute for Sustainability, collaborating with the Smart London Board, EIT Climate-KIC, and other partners in shaping and delivering a range of “smart city” innovation projects. Dennis starts in his new position from the 1st of April.

Electric Car Charging Made Simple: Sneak Preview of New App to End the Chaos of Charging at Cebit

Mar 13, 2014 10:15 GMT EIT ICT Labs Disruptive Berlin Start-up PlugSurfing to unveil revolutionary new app empowering electric car drivers to charge throughout Germany with the one thing they never leave home without: their mobile phone.

Primozone part of project for optimization of biogas production with ozone pre-treatment

Mar 06, 2014 12:39 GMT Primozone The aim of the Nomigas project is to optimize the bio-gas production from waste water treatment plants, by using different pretreatment methods. Ozone pretreatment is one of the methods analyzed.