- Why Stockholm’s pop music scene has swept the world
Stockholm's pop music scene is an overachieving hub of export growth and artistic genius. As the annual Polar Music Prize – described as the "Nobel prize of music" – approaches, we look at the reasons behind the Swedish capital's success.
- IVI strengthens Stockholm's vibrant life sciences cluster
Vaccines are among the most cost-effective interventions ever developed and essential for building sustainable healthcare systems worldwide. They're a vital component in the race to achieving the health-related Sustainable Development Goals and forging a future where everyone has access to quality healthcare.
- Stockholm's fintech community embraces Ukraine's displaced talent
As we wrap up another successful Sthlm Fintech Week, it's safe to say this year's event has been characteristically inspiring and motivating. This year, however, there is much more to reflect on than the learnings and insights from the week-long event.
- How this free service supports Stockholm’s social entrepreneurs
Cooperation is a cornerstone of Swedish values and at the heart of everything from business culture to maintaining an apartment block. But working together is not always plain sailing, and things can quickly go awry without guidelines in place.
- The future of the fashion industry starts in Stockholm
The fashion industry is in the midst of a period of immense change. Many companies have adapted well to the new demands, while many still have a long journey ahead. What is certain is that knowledge-sharing and collaboration are essential to a more sustainable industry.
- UNICEF joins Stockholm’s world-renowned innovation ecosystem
Children today face unprecedented challenges exacerbated by two years of a global pandemic. Traditional approaches must be overhauled to generate the impact needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
- Inmotion readies to ramp up production in the Stockholm region
Sales of electric vehicles are soaring as the world makes collective efforts to steer towards a greener future. To meet the rising demand, Inmotion Technologies is expanding its manufacturing centre to increase its production of power electronics for commercial vehicles. The 6000sq/m production facility will open up around 100 new jobs in the coming five years and further strengthen the Stockholm region's unique expertise in vehicle electrification.
- The prize-winning innovators making life in Stockholm better
Part of what makes Stockholm such a thriving and influential international start-up hub is the support that the City of Stockholm offers to entrepreneurs who have ideas that can have a positive impact on its citizens, ideas that will improve their lives.
- Stockholm company finds sustainable solution to single-use plastics
“Plastic pollution is not a debate,” says Max Mohammadi, co-founder of award-winning green tech company PlasticFri. “It doesn’t have two sides. It is a problem happening worldwide and we need to act today.”
- Sustainable food: how Stockholm is driving international change
Stockholm has an exciting gastronomic scene, an impressive range of tech startups and a long-standing reputation as a bastion of sustainable values.