innovation

Skillbreak launches a platform to democratize creativity

Swedish impact-tech company Skillbreak has created a new social learning platform aiming to spread creativity and allow people to meet in a time when we live increasingly isolated and screen-dependent. The idea is to make expert knowledge in arts, crafts and design available to the public. Stockholm-based Skillbreak was founded in 2016 by Matilda Hannäs […]

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Healthtech company Learning to Sleep raises 3.3 MSEK

Learning to Sleep, a company that develops a digital CBT-based tool to help people with sleep problems, has raised 3.3 MSEK from Almi Invest, Alltrum, Proos Consulting and Malte Rohlin. The capital will be used to continue the company’s expansion, both in Sweden and internationally. Learning to Sleep has developed the clinically validated digital treatment […]

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Here are the 14 new Sting companies

Democratization of artificial intelligence, micro lending on equal terms, speech synthesis, ID hijackings, crowd funding of music, leisure activities, language challenges in healthcare and interpretation of radiographs are some of the areas addressed by the 14 carefully selected companies that have been accepted to Sting this autumn. The list of companies is announced today when […]

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Launch of Block Block, the Nordic region’s first co-working space for blockchain

The start-up scene in Stockholm continues to boom. Gaming, Fintech, Foodtech and Blockchain are hot discussion topics at almost every event and business lunch in Stockholm. In order for Sweden to become a leader in the next digital revolution, Blockchain, the Nordic region’s first dedicated co-working space for block-chain companies, Block Block, is now opening […]

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Sting Bioeconomy to accelerate future growth companies within renewable product and services

Today, Sting Bioeconomy, a new cutting-edge incubator, is being launched to help develop innovations in forest-based bioeconomy and increase the number of fast growing companies in this area. Victor Isaksen, experienced entrepreneur and forest owner, becomes president of the newly-started Karlstad-based incubator. The venture is a collaboration between the world-leading cluster of forest-based bioeconomic companies, […]

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Surfcleaner AB appoints Mikael Andersson as new CEO

Surfcleaner AB enters an industrialization and commercialization phase and is strengthening the organization through the recruitment of Mikael Andersson who has over 20 years of experience as CEO of industrial companies. Surfcleaner have developed a patented technique for absorbing and separating pollutants floating on the water surface. The increased awareness and focus on improving our […]

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Orexplore behind Swedish digital breakthrough in the mining industry –

The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully-featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and minerals contained in a drill core, as well as provides a visualization of the rock’s internal structure in 3D. What […]

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