Category Archives: Sweden

Press Releases & News from Sweden distributed via EuropaWire

Umeå University: membrane-derived vesicles (MVs) from Vibrio cholerae and Listeria monocytogenes transport pore-forming toxins (PFTs)

Umeå, Sweden, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles (MVs), which are small particles that can transport virulence factors to neighbouring bacteria or to the cells of a mammalian host. This special MV-based system for delivering toxic proteins and nucleic … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in 12,000 square meters office building in Prague, Czech Republic

STOCKHOLM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 27M, about SEK 260M in the office project Praga Studios in Prague, Czech Republic. The seven-floor building will offer a total leasable area of about 12,000 square meters. Praga Studios is located in … Read the full press release

Roche phase III BRIM8 study: 46% reduction in recurrence risk was observed in stage IIC-IIIB melanoma patients

BASEL, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced data for the phase III BRIM8 study, which was designed to investigate the efficacy and safety of Zelboraf® (vemurafenib) in the adjuvant (after surgery) treatment of people with … Read the full press release

MTG will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG’s TV channels and streaming service Viaplay will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Starting on 9 September, fight fans can follow every punch live as … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB on “Best Developer Partner Award” and “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, received the “Best Developer Partner Award” and the “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017 this week. … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba to fund CBRE Global Investors’ acquisition of Skanssi shopping centre in Finland

EUR 67.2 million term loan facility provided towards the acquisition of the Skanssi shopping centre in Turku, Finland Munich/Stockholm, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Helaba provided a term loan facility of EUR 67.2 million to CBRE European Shopping … Read the full press release

Saab extends partnerships with Indonesia’s Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and Indonesian Defence University (UNHAN)

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab underlines its long-term commitment to Indonesia by extending partnerships with the national Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and the Indonesian Defence University (UNHAN).    Saab has signed further … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval: dry cargo specialist Spliethoff to choose a scrubber for marine SOx compliance

LUND, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — What impact does a SOx scrubber actually have on a vessel? Dutch ship owner Spliethoff knows very well. Spliethoff, a specialist in dry cargo, was early to choose a scrubber for marine SOx compliance. In … Read the full press release

Sweden will invest an additional SEK 600 million in measures for clean seas

STOCKHOLM, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robust measures are needed to tackle eutrophication, environmental toxins, littering and other threats against Sweden’s lakes, seas and coastlines. As early as next year, the Government will invest an additional SEK 600 million in measures … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München officially put offshore wind farm Sandbank into operation

STOCKHOLM, 28-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

MTG will show live matches from DKB Handball-Bundesliga each week from the 2017/2018 season

STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has secured the exclusive Nordic media rights to the DKB Handball-Bundesliga for the next six seasons – bringing world class handball action to fans in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on TV, online and mobile. … Read the full press release

Swedish Defence University: six-month executive course for 16 Indonesian military officers and engineers concluded

STOCKHOLM, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab, the Swedish Defence University and the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) have concluded an intensive educational course for 16 Indonesian military officers and engineers from the Indonesian defence industry. On 16 August … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army

STOCKHOLM, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018. The Estonian Armed Forces ordered the … Read the full press release

Investor AB appoints Jessica Häggström as new Head of Human Resources

STOCKHOLM, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In September, Jessica Häggström will succeed David Lindquist as Head of Human Resources at Investor. Jessica Häggström has since 1998 worked at Ericsson in various roles within Human Resources, such as Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits. … Read the full press release

ISS to provide integrated facility services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Telenor’s more than 5,000 facilities

COPENHAGEN, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ISS has signed a letter of intent for delivering integrated facility services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Telenor’s more than 5,000 facilities. The contract duration is 5 years with option of extending up to … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 48M in mixed-use project in Poznan, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 48M, about SEK 460M in phase I of Nowy Rynek, a mixed-use project located in Poznan, Poland. The six-story office building will have a total leasable area of around 25,000 square meters, with … Read the full press release

Sweden submitted its official offer to host the The European Medicines Agency (EMA)

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is currently looking for a new location in connection with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Sweden has now submitted its official offer to host the EMA. STOCKHOLM, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offer guarantees … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires OEM manufacturer of architectural hardware in India

STOCKHOLM, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired SMI (Shree Mahavir Metalcraft), a leading OEM manufacturer of architectural hardware in India. “I am very pleased to welcome SMI into the ASSA ABLOY Group. The acquisition of SMI delivers on our … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: Sandbank 288 MW offshore wind farm put into operation

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

Niko Korte of SSAB Digital Business Development on the importance of digitalization

Digitalization is a buzzword that is hard to avoid these days. People talk about it as revolutionizing everyday life and business. But what does digitalization mean in practice in the steel industry? STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Niko Korte, who took … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to build its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas

Husqvarna Group is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas, USA. The new facility is expected to reduce the CO2  footprint by approximately 1,000 tons in the first year of operation and approximately … Read the full press release

Robert Ward appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robert Ward has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA. He will take on his new position effective July 13, 2017. Robert has worked for Skanska since 2002. He has been an … Read the full press release

Saab, Storuman Municipality to establish world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB and Storuman Municipality will today sign a letter of intent regarding the establishment of the world’s first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS).   The letter of intent … Read the full press release

Defence and security company Saab to present its Junuary – June 2017 interim report on Thursday July 20

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite press, investors and financial analysts to a press and analyst meeting where CEO Håkan Buskhe and CFO Magnus Örnberg present the Saab interim report for January – … Read the full press release

Sweden based mobility provider NEVS unveils In-Motion concept of the future urban mobility solutions at CES Asia 2017

At the technology show CES Asia in Shanghai, NEVS displays the new InMotion Concept for the very first time. This is not a normal car – it´s a vision on how we in the future can travel safe and efficiently … Read the full press release

Swedish NEVS at CES Asia: Our solution goes far beyond car ownership – we are rethinking mobility as a whole

In connection with the CES Asia in Shanghai, Swedish NEVS unveils a number of exciting news: For the first time, NEVS displays the InMotion Concept. This is a totally new way of showing flexible future urban mobility in a major … Read the full press release

Microsoft’s advanced Cloud technology to power NEVS’ mobility solutions globally

With the vision in shaping for a more sustainable future, Sweden based mobility provider NEVS participated in CES Asia 2017, unveiling In-Motion concept of the future urban mobility solutions. As an important step already now to achieve the vision, NEVS’ … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil. The order has a … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply its PureBallast systems to two different shipowners

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval signs major frame agreements for ballast water treatment retrofits. In June, Alfa Laval signed frame agreements with two different shipowners for the supply of Alfa Laval PureBallast systems. The systems will be delivered during … Read the full press release