Press Releases

EIT ICT Labs Helps to Turn Ideas into Reality

Sep 01, 2014 08:35 GMT EIT ICT Labs On the 1st of September, the European innovation network EIT ICT Labs launches the second round of its Idea Challenge. The EU wide contest for innovators and early stage startups in the field of ICT provides essential resources to boost a business: cash, office spaces, coaching and access to some of the world’s leading universities, research institutes and companies, such as Siemens, SAP and IBM.

Aug 22, 2014 08:24 GMT Stockholm Business Region New technology is currently transforming the healthcare system. The international conference Digital Health Days puts tomorrow’s healthcare on the agenda. Overweight, depression and an aging populating are challenges for a world striving to achieve a better standard of living, and already pose a challenge to our welfare system.

Mentice's endovascular simulator at the Covidien Center of Innovation in Brazil!

Aug 22, 2014 07:40 GMT Mentice AB A Mentice simulator, the VIST-lab, is one of several simulators in place when Covidien Opens Advanced Medical Technology Center in Brazil.

The University Gävle and Gävle municipality expand their collaboration

Aug 20, 2014 08:01 GMT University of Gävle Society needs to strengthen the competence of the working professionals and make sure that competence is supplied. The University of Gävle together with Gävle municipality now takes the next step to developing the Gävle region into an attractive environment for mankind.

Sweden: Stockholm's academies welcome students at the airport

Aug 15, 2014 10:54 GMT Stockholm Academic Forum This August, Stockholm's universities and higher learning institiutions cooperates in an effort to welcome arriving international students and guest researchers – to make them feel right at home at touchdown. The welcome campaign Aug 15 to Sep 30 at the Arlanda airport, also draws attention to the fact that thousands of students and researchers come to Stockholm every year to work and study.

The Preschool Teacher Education Programme at the University of Gävle is at the top when the educations in Sweden are ranked

Aug 14, 2014 10:07 GMT University of Gävle At Uranks latest ranking of Swedish universities and university colleges the Preschool Teacher Education Programme of the University of Gävle tops the list. The Study Programme in Education for the Primary and secondary school at the university of Gävle are also ranked high and achieves a forth place.

The University of Gävle is forced to reject many of the applicants

Aug 12, 2014 14:39 GMT University of Gävle -This autumn’s admission is now concluded and among the applicants to our programme and courses we are able to admit 32 percent. This means that it has been even more difficult to get admitted to the university compared to the record autumn of 2013, says strategist Erika Rosen.

The Study Programme in Social Work at the University of Gävle is of high quality

Aug 12, 2014 09:21 GMT University of Gävle Swedish Higher Education Authority awards the Study Programme in Social Work and bachelor degree within the main subject social work at the University of Gävle, the grade of high quality in the national quality evaluation.

The University of Gävle and Uppsala University reinforce their collaboration

Aug 11, 2014 09:35 GMT University of Gävle The university of Gävle and Uppsala University reinforce their collaboration within education at first- cycle level, second-cycle level and third-cycle level.

Jul 16, 2014 10:10 GMT Stockholm Business Region 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.