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How are Swedish companies in China affected by the coronavirus pandemic?

New flash survey tracks the impact in China: production is restarting but travel restrictions and reduced demand are crippling sales.

The Nordic race towards sustainable change

Powering sustainable electrification is underpinned by a green battery production value chain. Where and how materials for batteries are sourced and the role of stakeholders and suppliers across the entire ecosystem will define the...

New metals for a new tomorrow

Sweden is in pole position as Europe steps up the search for “innovation-critical” raw materials says top Swedish geologist Erika Ingvald.

Sustainable digitalisation, powered by Sweden

Click to purchase. Scroll to see more. Download now. Connect your device now! Every day, millions of actions in business, industry and by consumers are taken, often without a second thought for the data driving it and the impact of...

Coronavirus outbreak and business implications

Swedish companies in China are already feeling a negative impact on their production and sales as a result of Covid-19, novel coronavirus, according to a survey of Swedish companies operating in China.

Corporate social credit system in China

China is in the process of rolling out its so-called “social credit system”, a big data-enabled set of mechanisms for overseeing, rating, and controlling the behaviour of market participants. The system will impact all companies in...

Taiga Motors puts world's first electric snowmobile to the test in Sweden

Canadian start-up finds ideal testing ground for all-electric winter vehicle: “Sweden is a key market with a collaborative atmosphere for e-mobility solutions.”

Pfizer harnesses Sweden's digital health innovation

Swedish startups are opportunities rather than threats, says the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. The healthcare giant established in 1849 sees digitalisation as an opportunity to grow with the times and collaborate with emerging...

Charging ahead

The construction of Europe's largest 'green' battery factory is underway in Sweden. After five years at the right-hand side of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Peter Carlsson has returned to Sweden to build the world’s greenest battery factory.

World leading hydrogen solutions accelerate green transition

Hydrogen has unlocked industry’s sustainability puzzle enabling the development of Hybrit technology and the creation of the world’s first fossil-free steel. Sweden is playing a critical role in the technological revolution that is set...

Smarter heating and cooling solutions imperative for green transition

Europe’s green transition requires a commitment from industry and government to provide solutions enabling sustainable development. The district heating and cooling market is on rapid growth trajectory to help transform domestic,...

Scania’s new foundry slashes energy consumption

Following a EUR 150 EUR million investment in a new foundry in Södertälje, 50 km south of the Swedish capital, Scania cut energy consumption in metalworking by half while tripling capacity at the facility.

Cashless society

It looks like Sweden is primed to become the first country in the world to abandon paper money. The question is why?

The land of unicorns

How did Sweden end up with the second largest concentration of billion dollar companies per capita in the world? Professor Robin Teigland explains how a small country nestled away in the Nordics developed its magic touch.

Tune in, print out

3D printing is not new, but it is set to become the new frontier – and some Swedish manufacturers are already well ahead of the curve.