Stockholm a startup giant
Thanks to globally successful startups like Spotify, Skype, Klarna and Mojang (maker of Minecraft), Stockholm has become a global tech and startup hub, with international investors increasingly scouting the city for the next rising star.
Stockholm firms lead way on digital health
As Stockholm's reputation as a world leader in life sciences grows, so does the number of new companies specializing in a field that is looking for new solutions to some of mankind's most important problems.
Innovation driven co-working spaces
Buzzing, creative and energetic co-working spaces have always been a part of Stockholm’s scene for startups. But now, an innovative new kind of shared office is emerging in the city. In just over one year an impressive eight new co-working spaces have opened in Stockholm.
Stockholm ranked Europe´s safest city
Popular Scandinavian TV crime dramas may help conjure up images of Sweden as a place with mysterious killers on the loose, but the truth is far from that. Indeed Stockholm was just ranked the safest city in Europe.
A remarkable year for tech
2014 marked a remarkable year for Stockholm’s technology scene, with a number of start-ups receiving high profile investments and several reports highlighting the region’s competitive edge.
Stockholm-Uppsala life science firms attract international investors
Over the past year, several Stockholm and Uppsala based life science companies have landed big investments. The one common denominator is that all of the companies are on the Life Science Hotlist, a collection of the most interesting life science companies in the region for investors.
The most networked city in the world
Stockholm's reputation as a leading light when it comes to technological access and innovation has been enhanced even more after the city was ranked the world's most ICT mature city. The Swedish capital was top spot in Ericsson's Networked Society City Index due to its positive leverage from ICT investments in economic, social and environmental development.
Film Capital Stockholm
Stockholm is raising its offer towards the production industry with a new public film fund, named Film Capital Stockholm. The purpose is to attract more professional film productions to Stockholm. The fund will have a SEK 15 million in seed capital, with the goal of increasing its size over the next few years.
Science meets art at Accelerator
Magazine III, a private museum and foundation for contemporary art, is joining up with the Stockholm University to create Accelerator – an interdisciplinary artistic laboratory for studying the intersection of science, art and society.
Stockholm researchers open the door to unique Human Protein Atlas
After more than a decade of research, the world's largest atlas of human proteins was launched in Stockholm, which scientists say has the potential for new breakthroughs in the pharmaceutical industry.