Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Volvo to provide Gothenburg with 30 all-electric buses

GOTHENBURG, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gothenburg in Sweden now takes the lead in the transition to electrically propelled urban bus traffic in Sweden. The order for 30 all-electric Volvo buses from GS Buss, subsidiary of Göteborgs Spårvägar, and Public Transport Authority … Read the full press release

Ericsson inaugurates 5G Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi

Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications (I/C) and Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India – Shri Manoj Sinha CoE established to fast-track 5G deployments in the country by bringing together telecom ecosystems, academia, industry and start-ups Ericsson … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes: Sweden’s exporting SMEs can now assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners in 24 European countries

Credable, a Swedish insurtech start-up which is part of Euler Hermes, offers an innovative new service: invoice insurance for SMEs, based on traditional trade credit insurance. Credable is now providing cover for Swedish SMEs in 24 European countries. In line … Read the full press release

Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train comes to Sweden and will run in the Mälardalen region from 2019

STOCKHOLM, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 27, the first Mälartåg (Mälar train) from Stadler is on show at Stockholm Central Station in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio. The train is a variant of Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train and is going … Read the full press release

KTH and Karolinska Institutet: AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops

Researchers at KTH and Karolinska Institutet have concluded that AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and even improve clinical diagnosis and treatment of the disease. STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Every cancer tumor is unique, … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., global provider of optical and illumination design software

EQT to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”) and EQT Mid Market US GP B.V. … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY CFO and Executive VP Carolina Dybeck Happe to leave the company

STOCKHOLM, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carolina Dybeck Happe, CFO and Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY has decided to leave the company for a position outside the Group. She will be leaving at the end of December 2018 and the process … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts construction of its largest wind farm in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of … Read the full press release

Volvo announces changes to its senior management team

GOTHENBURG, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo’s senior management team is to be strengthened to further intensify the rate of change at the Volvo Group and the development of new business models. The role of Deputy CEO will be refined and a … Read the full press release

Ericsson Mobility Report highlights commercial rollouts of 5G and deployments of cellular IoT

3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023 5G commercial launches this year; North America seen leading the 5G uptake 20 percent of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023 STOCKHOLM, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Commercial … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Intel and China Mobile accelerate commercial deployment of standard-based 5G networks with first live 3GPP-compliant Standalone (SA) 5G New Radio (NR) interoperability

Ericsson, Intel, China Mobile Research Institute and China Mobile Jiangsu Company successfully conduct the first live 3GPP-compliant Standalone (SA) 5G New Radio (NR) interoperability tests at Ericsson Lab in Beijing Successful Interoperability Development Testing (IoDT) operating on 3.5GHz, using Ericsson’s … Read the full press release

Skanska sold combined retirement home and rental apartments for senior citizens in Älvängen, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold a combined retirement home and rental apartments for senior citizens in Älvängen, Sweden, for an underlying property value of about SEK 310 M. The buyer is Rikshem. The project is developed by … Read the full press release

Skanska to build a new education facilities for the University of Bergen in Norway

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with the University of Bergen to build a new education facilities at the campus area in Bergen, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 295 M, about SEK 310 million, which will … Read the full press release

Skanska sold a logistics facility to be built in Arlandastad, Sigtuna to Logicenters for SEK 230 M

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold a logistics facility to be built in Arlandastad, Sigtuna, for about SEK 230 M. The buyer is Logicenters. The divestment will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the second quarter … Read the full press release

Enea unveils light-weight virtualization platform for universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE)

Communication Service Providers and Enterprises benefit from low opex and capex, thanks to high performance on low-spec hardware STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea® (NASDAQ Stockholm: ENEA), a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, today announced Enea® … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces acquisition of AutonomouStuff

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, announces the acquisition of AutonomouStuff, one of the world’s leading suppliers of integrated autonomous vehicle solutions. Founded in 2010, US-based AutonomouStuff is pioneering turn-key platforms for autonomous vehicle … Read the full press release

Triton successfully completes sale of Ovako AB to Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

STOCKHOLM/ TOKYO, Japan, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) have successfully completed the sale of Ovako AB (“Ovako”), a leading European producer of engineering steel to, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (“NSSMC”), one of the world’s largest … Read the full press release

EQT Credit supports Keensight Capital and ERES’ investment in Biovian

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Credit, through its Mid-Market investment strategy, is pleased to announce that it has provided the financing to support Keensight Capital and ERES’ (the “Shareholders”) investment in Biovian (or the “Company”), a leading European player in … Read the full press release

Saab to help Australia’s major airports to improve operating efficiencies

STOCKHOLM, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order to install Aerobahn, a collaborative decision making platform, at Australia’s four major airports to improve operating efficiencies. Australia’s air navigation services provider, Airservices Australia, identified Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply waste heat recovery systems to a power plant in Bangladesh

LUND, 30-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply waste heat recovery systems to a power plant in Bangladesh. The order has a value … Read the full press release

Sweden presents anniversary funds to celebrate the 100th anniversaries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to promote broad exchange between the countries

STOCKHOLM, 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström today presented Sweden’s gift in the form of three anniversary funds the Government intends to set up for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on the occasion of their 100th anniversaries … Read the full press release

Volvo Buses introduces new range of coaches for tourist and line-haul operations

Volvo Buses is now introducing an entirely new range of buses for tourist and line haul operations. With top-of-the-line design, fuel-saving aerodynamics and safety of the very highest level, the premium coach manufacturer is taking another great leap forward. Göteborg, … Read the full press release

Vattenfall awarded a contract from Facebook to provide wind integration and balancing services for three new wind projects in southwest Norway

Solna Municipality, Sweden, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Facebook have signed long-term supply and service agreements for integrating the output of three new Norwegian wind projects into the electric grid that provides power to Facebook’s Nordic data centres in Odense, … Read the full press release

Ericsson selected by EE to deliver a next-generation customer experience management system

EE, the UK’s largest mobile operator and part of the BT Group, has selected Ericsson Expert Analytics as its next-generation customer experience management (CEM) system The solution is aimed at improving EE subscriber satisfaction, net promoter score, propensity to call … Read the full press release

SSAB participates in a new Swedish corporate initiative on circular material flows

STOCKHOLM, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB is one of the main participants in a new Swedish corporate initiative regarding circular material flows. The initiative, called Circular Sweden, is a forum consisting of several large Swedish companies and organizations such as Axfood, … Read the full press release

University Steel Prize 2018 goes to Sergi Parareda Oriol for his research on the fatigue strength of trimmed edges in high-strength steel

For his innovative research on the fatigue strength of trimmed edges in high-strength steel, Sergi Parareda Oriol, from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, has won the University Steel Prize 2018. STOCKHOLM, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Combining understanding of this complex … Read the full press release

Skanska begins GBP 141 M worth construction of mixed-use scheme in London

Skanska has signed a contract with The Olayan Group to build K1 Knightsbridge, a mixed-use scheme in London, UK, that combines commercial, residential and retail development. The contract is worth GBP 141 M, about SEK 1.6 billion, which will be … Read the full press release

Leading European Crowdfunding Firm FundedByMe Kicks-Off Property Portal MIPARO’s Campaign May 21

UPPSALA, Sweden, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MIPARO, a residential real estate home listing portal for emerging markets, based in Sweden, announced today that their crowdfunding campaign with FundedByMe, a leading European based firm, will begin May 21, 2018. It will run … Read the full press release

Hiab launches its renewed light range loader cranes

Malmö, Sweden, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched its renewed HIAB light range loader cranes with a capacity from 4 to 11 tonne meters. This range of HIAB loader cranes combines strength and reliability with ease … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection

STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection. NEXTSENSE specialises in solutions that enhance product quality with … Read the full press release