Kista Science City
Stockholm – the unicorn factory
Kista is a unique example of successful cross-disciplinary urban planning. This part of the city is teeming with creativity and expertise. Kista is Europe’s largest innovation cluster and the third largest in the world.
At Stockholm Discovery, we are passionate about spreading knowledge about successful and sustainable innovations and we would like to serve as inspiration for the construction of responsible and inclusive urban environments.
How has Sweden managed to produce so many entrepreneurs – and so many unicorn companies – in the area of new technologies? Are you interested in learning more about the secrets behind some of this world’s most successful companies? Come to one of our seminars where we can tell you about some of the success factors and the power of Swedish innovations.
“Why Sweden? Great tech people, economics at school, no dubbed film (good English), pragmatical attitude, know design” says Klaus Hommels, partner at Lakestar Ventures.
What is the Swedish model? On this tour we we challenge prejudices and encourage reflection on what constitutes a modern welfare state.
Green tech lecture
You will explore the birth place of mobile telephony, Kista where Ericsson HQ is located and experience a lecture about the Swedish innovation wonder and learn about the Urban ICT arena test-bed project.
Stockholm has a thriving green tech scene. Urban Planning and sustainable development is HOT in Sweden right now. Stockholm was awarded the Green Capital of Europe award in 2010 for its progressive work with environmental solutions.