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Is Norway’s first Unicorn impatiently waiting to enter the scene during Oslo innovation Week?

Oct 08, 2015 07:56 GMT Oslo Business Region

We need our memory to be able to adapt

Oct 05, 2015 08:00 GMT University of Gävle “The memory is instrumental in helping us adapt to our daily environment rather than just a box where one has placed one’s old memories in order to be able to relive the past,” says Anatole Nöstl researcher at Gävle University. “But if you lose your memory you lose so much more, you lose the ability to adapt”

Small companies became interested in research

Sep 29, 2015 08:00 GMT University of Gävle Ivar Renngård, active nowadays at the Movexum business incubator, and Lars Löfqvist, Researcher at CLIP, the Centre for Logistics and Innovative Production at Gävle University, have together written a conference article about how academies and small businesses can generate mutual benefit from research.

Frankenstein educates intelligent care machines of the future

Sep 27, 2015 18:19 GMT University of Gävle How, in the future digital world of caring can we get artificial intelligence to feel empathy? Caring monsters can give us the answer, says Martin Salzmann-Erikson researcher at Gävle University.

CEO of Innovation Norway asks entrepreneurs to dare to fail

Sep 25, 2015 14:00 GMT Oslo Business Region The key message of Anita Krohn Traaseth, the CEO of Innovation Norway, to the 300 plus entrepreneurs and innovators joining StartUp Day Think Big, Think Global was not to be mistaken: - You must dare to make mistakes. You must dare to think big. There are many startups in Norway that holds a lot great competence and knowledge, and now is the time to go global with your business idea.

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.

European Arctic Initiatives Compendium released

May 20, 2014 12:02 GMT Swedish Polar Research Secretariat A compendium on European Arctic Initiatives has been released as a part of the feasibility study for a European Arctic Information Centre. The Compendium, co-edited by the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat and the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland, presents European Union flagship initiatives in the Arctic regions.

Loneliness is the worst thing about being single!

Oct 11, 2013 08:15 GMT What upsets the singles of today? We talk of a happy, independent life in which we are no longer dependent on each other, but Firstdate wanted to know if this is really true, and so conducted a survey to find out what is the worst thing about being single today. 65% responded that it is loneliness.

Swedish companies are best at applying for free scientific analysis at advanced European research facilities.

Jul 05, 2013 08:00 GMT Invest in Skåne The result of the final round of applications in the Science Link project shows that of the 66 applications from companies in the Baltic region, 22 were Swedish. In all, 47 companies will now perform free experiments for their product development.

The online dating company Firstdate reaches 1,000,000 members!

Jul 03, 2013 15:03 GMT At the weekend, Firstdate International AB passed the magic 1,000,000 member mark. This makes the online dating company one of the largest players in its industry, with its members collectively forming a community the size of a capital city.