Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

KTH Royal Institute of Technology developed bacteria-trapping material from wood as water purification filter

STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing. A bacteria-trapping material developed from wood by researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Signs New Two-Year Agreement With Leading Lyon Business School

The Volvo Group is extending its relations with emlyon business school, which becomes a preferred partner for the development of innovative training and learning methods. GOTHENBURG, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its global partnership program with further education – … Read the full press release

Preem Collaborates with Vattenfall on Large-scale Biofuel Project

STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Preem and Vattenfall have concluded an agreement to investigate the potential of using climate-smart hydrogen gas in the large scale production of biofuel for the Swedish market. Preem’s objective is to produce three million cubic … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and BMW Group Sign Contract to Supply Batteries for Storage Project

BMW i3-batteries for storage projects in Vattenfall wind farms STOCKHOLM, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries this year. The batteries with a capacity of 33 … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Acquires HTC To Achieve Growth in the Construction Division

Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has signed an agreement to acquire the Floor Grinding Solutions Division of HTC Group AB, the market leader in floor grinding solutions. STOCKHOLM, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “We have previously communicated the ambition to grow our Construction … Read the full press release

New comprehensive monitoring and analytical system for fleet owners and drivers launched at the Mobile World Congress

Scania today (27 FEBRUARY 2017) at Mobile World Congress launches Scania One, which provides a single digital environment to a host of connected services for fleet owners and drivers. With one-quarter million connected Scania vehicles, Scania One provides coherent and … Read the full press release

Scania – Ericsson collaboration enhances wireless communication between heavy vehicles

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s 5-year rolling … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s John Anderson awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science at Umeå University

LEICESTERSHIRE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — John Anderson, Professor of Physical Geography at Loughborough University’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science for the 2017/18 academic year at Umeå … Read the full press release

MTG extends long term content agreement with Disney; first-run Disney releases on Viasat Film and Viaplay in the Nordic region

STOCKHOLM, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and The Walt Disney Company Nordic are reinforcing their agreement to provide a world class entertainment experience, by giving Viaplay and Viasat Film subscribers in the Nordic region early access to world leading content from … Read the full press release

EQT wins three awards in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 and one in the Private Debt Investor Awards 2016

STOCKHOLM, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is a pleasure to announce that EQT has won four industry awards: three in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 (PEI) – Large-cap firm of the year in Europe, Lender of the year in Europe … Read the full press release

Saab to support and maintain the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems

STOCKHOLM, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for product support and maintenance of the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems. The contract enables FMV to place orders … Read the full press release

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) presented the 2017 Innovation Award for the Volvo Penta Joystick for Inboard

Volvo Penta wins 2017 Innovation Award for Joystick for Inboard at the Miami International Boat Show.  GOTHENBURG, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) presented Volvo Penta with a 2017 Innovation Award for … Read the full press release

The Lancet Oncology publishes new hypotheses tested on rectal cancer patients

STOCKHOLM, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with delayed surgery reduces the adverse side-effects of rectal cancer surgery without compromising its efficacy. The results are presented in the journal The Lancet … Read the full press release

Uppsala and Umeå University releases findings on how organic matter plays a central role for mercury methylation

In a collaborative effort, researchers at Uppsala and Umeå University now show that the formation of methylmercury in sediment is controlled by the molecular composition of the organic matter. The study has been published in Nature Communications. Umeå, Sweden, 14-Feb-2017 … Read the full press release

Ericsson introduces its new Security Manager product to automate protection of assets across multiple ICT domains

Ericsson Security Manager enables security orchestration for all ICT domains A tool that automates security management according to policies – continuous monitoring of threats, vulnerabilities, risks and compliance with capability to do automated remediation Supports out-of-the-box security for telco cloud operations, … Read the full press release

Electrolux to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of Anova Precision Cooker

STOCKHOLM, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux today announced it has agreed to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of the Anova Precision Cooker, an innovative connected device for sous vide cooking that enables restaurant-quality results in the home. The acquisition provides … Read the full press release

Telia Company acquires Fält Communications AB, a leading company in Nordic connected public transportation market

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Telia Company accelerates its activities within the Smart Cities space by acquiring Fält Communications AB (Fältcom), a leading and well established company in the growing Nordic connected public transportation market. “Fältcom is a market leader in … Read the full press release

Telia merges its Lithuanian operations under one legal entity Telia Lietuva

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, Telia Company’s Lithuanian operations Teo, Omnitel and Baltic Data Center will merge into one legal entity under the name Telia Lietuva. The change is a logical outcome of the integration process which started … Read the full press release

Leading provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) solutions, MSC Software to be acquired by Hexagon AB

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, today announced an agreement to acquire MSC Software (“MSC”), a leading provider of computer-aided engineering (CAE) … Read the full press release

Sektor becomes Axis distributor for New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications the market leader in network video appoints Sektor as New Zealand distributor. Under the agreement Sektor will distribute the entire range of Axis network cameras, access control, IP audio and video … Read the full press release

Hiab announces the appointment of Scott Hall as Senior Vice President, Sales & Services

Malmö, Sweden, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has appointed Scott Hall as Senior Vice President, Sales & Services as of 24 January 2017. Scott Hall will lead Hiab’s global Sales & Services function and drive sales and … Read the full press release

Swedish company Wibax Ab acquires Neste’s terminal in Pietarsaari

ESPOO, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste has sold its terminal in Pietarsaari to the Swedish company Wibax Ab. The terminal has not been used for Neste’s own operations for many years because the tanks and other facilities are not suitable for … Read the full press release

Kährs Group to supply wood flooring to Sweden and Norway in the next four years

Malmö, Sweden, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kährs Group, a Triton Fund III company, has signed an agreement with JM AB to supply wood flooring in Sweden and Norway. The agreement involves the delivery of wood flooring to JM’s new construction of … Read the full press release

EU pays tribute to series favorites and address key Digital Single Market policy issues

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Parliament witnessed the power of Nordic drama series during a fascinating event organized by the EBU’s Nordic Members on Tuesday 24 January. EU deciders paid tribute to some of their favorite series … Read the full press release

Chinese government grants NEVS’ application for electric vehicle production at its manufacturing plant in Tianjin

Trollhättan, Sweden, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chinese government has today approved NEVS’ application to start production of electric vehicles in its manufacturing plant in Tianjin. – I am very grateful for the approval we now have received for the electric … Read the full press release

Saab announces Curaçao Ports Authority and KTK now operate with its KleinPort port management information system

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has announced that, as of 1 January 2017, the Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) and its tug operating affiliate KTK, are officially in operation with their new KleinPort port management information system. … Read the full press release

Saab increases stake to 25 per cent in Akaer

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has acquired another 10 per cent of shares, reaching 25 per cent of stakes, in Akaer, one of the largest companies within development of aeronautical projects in Brazil. In conjunction with … Read the full press release

PostNord appoints Charlotte Svensson as Head of Business Area Communication Services effective August 2017

SOLNA, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Charlotte Svensson will replace Andreas Falkenmark as Head of Business Area Communication Services and member of PostNord’s Group Executive Team. Charlotte Svensson is currently with the Bonnier Group, where she is Head of reader revenues and … Read the full press release

Rethinking Care Sweden AB now the largest shareholder in Carefindy AB

LUND, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rethinking Care Sweden AB immediately becomes the largest shareholder in Carefindy AB; a recently started subsidiary, owned by GWS Production AB. In January 2016, GWS Production AB (GWS) announced the development of an app service, containing … Read the full press release

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on 31 January, 2017

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Tuesday 31 January, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. Talks between the two will primarily address the future of the EU and current issues such as security and migration. … Read the full press release