Stockholmers embrace the sharing economy
Services like Uber and Airbnb are two major examples of young companies using new platforms to shake up established markets. It is no surprise that traditionally tech-savvy Swedes are embracing them.
Nobel events seek answers to global questions
The legacy of Alfred Nobel is of innovation and how to find solutions to current and future global issue that may arise. A new event platform – the Nobel Prize Series – aims to tackle issues such as how innovation can stimulate sustainable growth and how education systems have to change to meet future challenges.
Stockholm´s green projects on show in Munich
A unique green urban development project and several large-scale infrastructure projects are currently underway in Stockholm. They are among the investment opportunities that will be on show to visitors at Expo Real, Europe's largest commercial property trade fair.
Patient power theme of Digital Health Days
The global health sector is going through a revolution: Digital health is allowing patients to take control of their health and social care needs. The phenomenon is called patient empowerment, and Stockholm has emerged as a hub for new research, cutting edge startups and inquisitive citizens.
STHLM Tech Fest doubles in size
As a global technology leader, Stockholm has been attracting talent from across the world. It's no surprise then that the city's STHLM Tech Fest event is attracting record numbers of people this year.
Stockholm waste innovation rewarded
Stockholm will have an opportunity to enhance its reputation for sustainability thanks to a €1 million award from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The money will be used to create a citywide project where residents' garden waste is converted into an organic substance which increases tree and plant growth.
Stockholm second largest Fintech hub in Europe
Stockholm’s Fintech (Financial Technology) scene is more than just Klarna. In the past five years, Stockholm-based companies received 18 percent of all private placements in Fintech companies across Europe. The numbers show that Stockholm continuously, year after year, attracts almost one fifth of the overall FinTech investments in Europe.
Brands flock to new Stockholm fashion hub
A new creative hub is emerging in Stockholm and is quickly attracting attention from international fashion and design brands. Stockholm Fashion District, which is located at Nacka Strand, is aiming to become a vibrant new district for Sweden's already impressive fashion industry.
Gates Foundation curious about Stockholm’s life science sector
During the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s latest visit to Stockholm this June, interest was high in the list of the region’s hottest life science investment opportunities, the Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Hotlist.
Massive infrastructure projects in Stockholm
One of Europe’s largest infrastructure projects, The Stockholm bypass, is currently under development in Stockholm. It's a huge undertaking with opportunities for international companies to get involved.