Two municipalities in the Stockholm region sell land to Microsoft
The two municipalities Gävle and Sandviken in the Stockholm region have decided to sell a total of 130 hectares of land to Microsoft for SEK 269 million, thereby creating conditions for a major international investment.
10 things that make Stockholm a leading foodtech hub
Foodtech is set to bring about the disruption of the food ecosystem via technology and innovation. Places with a high degree of health-consciousness, sustainability, change-mindedness and technological maturity are set to lead the way. As one such place, Stockholm is a fantastic home to the burgeoning Foodtech sector.
How retail is thriving in Stockholm
The Retail Guide Sweden is packed with statistics, key facts, trends and detailed descriptions of shopping districts in Stockholm, making it easier for the international retailer to evaluate the Stockholm retail market and consumer.
High demand for additional hotels in Stockholm
There are currently 172 hotels and almost 22.800 rooms in the city of Stockholm. Over the next five years a further 4,900 rooms will be added to the hotel market in the county, 1,200 of which will be in the City of Stockholm. The county’s supply of rooms is forecast to increase by more than 1,000 rooms a year up until 2022.
Stockholm marches at the front of the health tech revolution
Sweden’s health service is world-renowned for the level of care it provides from the cradle to the grave. Now the nation is pioneering the development of health tech with many of the life-changing services being created and implemented in the start-up capital of Stockholm.
Gathering the skeptics and the innovators of tomorrow for Gather Festival
In the days leading up to Stockholm Tech Week, we spoke to Stockholm native Paulina Modlitba, who is an engineering MIT Media Lab graduate, tech geek, entrepreneur, diversity driver, networking genius and program editor for Gather Festival, to get her view on gathering curious minds from all over the world to solve the problems of tomorrow.
Join Stockholm Tech Week for a transformative deep-dive in innovation this September
Stockholm is a world-leading tech and innovation hub, attracting some of the best talents in the world. In the past ten months, Stockholm gave birth to new unicorns and saw large exits. First through Spotify's IPO, then the acquisitions of iZettle and Bambora, the world's attention has been drawn to the capital of Scandinavia for all the right reasons. During the first weeks of September, we're given the opportunity to connect with the early starters and innovators of tomorrow through 14 conferences and 50+ events throughout the city.
Stockholm Music Tech Festival launches 50 percent women policy
A music innovation festival in Stockholm has pledged to include at least 50 percent women across every area of the event, from onstage speakers and performers to the leaders of tech-based workshops.
Sustainable fashion and lifestyle brands in Stockholm
An increasing number of impact entrepreneurs choose Stockholm to set up their business or launch their product. For example, impact innovation hub Norrsken has grown rapidly since inauguration two years ago and today hosts 350 companies working to improve the world.
Five Stockholm health tech innovations for a brighter 2018
Thanks to a high level of digital maturity, the Stockholm region is primed to lead the health tech revolution.