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Here you find news, events and other information that is relevant for you in the life science community in the Stockholm area. Do you have news tips, information about upcoming events or do you want to write a post in the guest blog? Please contact Stockholm Science City at

Breakfast seminar: What is happening in eHealth – in Australia vs. Sweden?

Friday, 25 August, 2017 - 07:45 to 09:30

Australia is now making a major national commitment to eHealth. Here in Sweden, Sveriges Kommuner och Landsting (SKL) and the government have agreed on Vision ehälsa 2025, where Sweden in 2025 will be the best in the world to use the potential of digitization. Research!Sweden, The Ministry of Social Affairs and SKL invites you to a breakfast seminar on August 25, to discuss opportunities and challenges.

KTH Life Science Technology Day

Thursday, 31 August, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:30

In this year's edition of the Life Science Technology Day at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the theme is "Bacteria – Foe & Friend". This is a opportunity to gain insight into world of microorganisms and see examples of expected, as well as unexpected, interactions with technology.

Sweden's first competition to make people move

One of our biggest challanges in health is the fact that we are moving significantly less than we did a hundred years ago. Shine Competition aims to draw attention to the problem and to activate problem solvers from all parts of society with the goal to find solutions with potential to improve the health of many. 

County Council Finance Commissioner, Stockholm County Council. Member of the board of Stockholm Science City Foundation between 2008-2014

Less bureaucracy is going to make a growing Stockholm County ready for the future

Stockholm is the fastest growing city region in Europe. People are moving here for work, studies or for love. To keep up our politicians need to make right, but sometimes tough, priorities. Irene Svenonius (M), County Council Finance Commissioner, Stockholm County Council, tells us about her work to prepare Stockholm County for the future. 

Artificial Intelligence and its applications in health - a data driven revolution. Seminar #3

Thursday, 31 August, 2017 - 08:00 to 10:00

During 2017, Stockholm Science City and STING arrange a seminar series on artificial intelligence and its applications in health. We highlight this area to show what it can mean for you and your business.

NanoForum 2017

Monday, 25 September, 2017 - 13:00 to Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 - 13:00

The annual nordic nanotech conference, NanoForum, takes place at September 25-26 in Uppsala. Take the opportunity to be a part of forming the future of nanotechnology in the Nordics. Learn about the latest trends and success stories in sessions focusing on entrepreneurship, investments and the latest research in nanotechnology and connect to key executives and world leading scientists speaking at NanoForum.

Andreas Namslauer, Business Development Manager, Stockholm Science City Foundation,

Where is life science heading in the future?

During two sunny days in the beginning of May, Stockholm Science City Foundation and Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation gathered representatives from research, clinical medicine, healthcare providers, life science industry, venture cap, philanthropy and the government for a meeting at Engelsberg Bruk. The topic for the seminars and discussions was “Where is life science heading in the future?”. The meeting had a global outlook with invited guests from Sweden and abroad.

Where to eat in Hagastaden

Tapas, korean, sushi or fine dining? There is a lot to choose from if you are planning to eat out in Hagastaden. To make it easier for you to find what you are craving today, we made a guide of the restaurants in Hagastaden and it's surroundings. 

Stockholm Akademiska Forum promotes Stockholm as an attractive academic destination

Stockholm Akademiska Forum, Staf, is a collaboration between 18 universities and City of Stockholm and is working to showcase the role of academy and it's meaning for society. A part of the work is to promote Stockholm as an academic destination and to support the international students and scientists who are active at Stockholm's universities, and their partners and families. We had the opportunity to talk to Maria Fogelström Kylberg, Managing Director at Staf. 

Sneak preview of the Nordic Life Science Days

Nordic Life Science days (NLSDays) takes place for the fifth time and for the first time changes venue to Malmö-Copenhagen. NLSDays offers networking and knowledge for all interested in the Nordic life science and beyond covering biotechnologies, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and e-health business. The event kicks-off September 12 and ends on the 14:th. The seminar sessions are taking form and from the conference general, Olivier Duchamp, we have received a sneak preview of the different tracks during the conference.