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Author: Pauline Pontois

A true fisherman’s tale

Destination · 26 June, 2020

We were already doing this in the eleventh century – farming carp on land in combination with growing vegetables. “There’s not really anything new or nerdy about what we’re doing…

Job Fair Skarpt Läge: a match that is needed for many industries

Trade and industry group · 30 April, 2020

Results from this year's job fair Skarpt Läge are now official. Two months after the job fair and despite the current situation affecting many industries, 318 interviews and 73 jobs…

Icebug wins Gothenburg & Co Prize

Trade and industry group · 30 April, 2020

The Gothenburg-based company Icebug is the world's first climate-positive manufacturer of outdoor shoes. They are now also the winner of the Gothenburg & Co Prize 2019, which is delivered by…

Geely is the new member of the Trade and Industry Group

Trade and industry group · 20 April, 2020

It is now official that the automotive giant Geely joins and becomes the newest member of the Trade and Industry Group at Gothenburg & Co. Geely’s new innovation center Uni3…

Digital cultural meetings where music meets innovation

Trade and industry group · 16 April, 2020

On the 14th to the 17th of April, a creative workshop was conducted with the support of the Trade and Industry Group. Together with creative students from Yrgo and the…

Over 7,000 people hacked into the fight against Covid-19

Trade and industry group · 9 April, 2020

On 3rd to 6th of April, Hack the Crisis was organized all over Sweden. Over 7 000 participants contributed with more than 500 innovative ideas in the fight against the…

International guest researchers visit AI Innovation of Sweden

Trade and industry group · 20 December, 2019

As part of the project Go Science, guest researchers from the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers got to visit and learn more about the new national center for AI research,…

Record number of JA companies in 2019

Trade and industry group · 16 December, 2019

2,921 high school students run JA companies in the Gothenburg region. Photo: Junior Achievement. The 2019/2020 academic year beats all records. Marking an increase of seven percent over the previous…

School students will become Future Ambassadors

Gothenburg 400 years 2021 · 9 December, 2019

The Future Ambassadors initiative has begun! More school students will leave compulsory school with passing grades. Students will also test the power of digitalisation to find new ways of learning.…

GROWTH COMPANIES MATCHED WITH INVESTORS AT #CONNECT2CAPITAL

Trade and industry group · 26 November, 2019

On 14–15 November, this year’s #Connect2Capital event was held at the Clarion Post Hotel, where investors and growth companies met up to match ideas with venture capital. Attracting over 400 participants, including…

RECORD NUMBERS OF VISITORS TO GYMNASIEDAGARNA AND FUTURE SKILLS 2019

Trade and industry group · 23 October, 2019

This year’s “Gymnasiedagarna” (upper secondary school days) and Future Skills exhibition set a new record, with 35,000 visitors. Around 900 job seekers, adult learners and students of Swedish for Immigrants…

POSITIVE RESULTS FOR BONNIERHOOPS THIS YEAR

Trade and industry group · 17 October, 2019

For the second year in a row a range of activities were organised in the district of Biskopsgården as part of the BonnierHoops initiative. Hundreds of children and young people…