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Denmark and Save the Children discuss education in China

Embassy of Denmark in Beijing and Save the Children held a panel discussion on education and innovation in China with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International and former Prime Minister of Denmark. On Thursday 23 March 2017 the Danish Embassy and Save the Children hosted a lively discussion on how education and innovation…

Finnish app teaching quantum physics to 5-year-olds launched in Singapore

The future of learning. Quantum physics is usually something older kids learn about while sitting bored and distracted in a classroom, but with their new game, Big Bang Legends, Finnish start-up Lightneer hopes to change that. In fact, they want to teach kids as young as age 5 about quarks, protons and the periodic table.…

Karolinska seminar promotes Hong Kong as Asia hub

On Friday 24 February 2017 Business Sweden and InvestHK host a seminar in Stockholm Sweden: The Karolinska Institutet Node in Hong Kong, a springboard to Asia. In 2016 Karolinska Institutet’s Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine in Hong Kong was inaugurated. The seminar, held at the World Trade Center, features the following speakers and…

2017 Jönköping University students welcomed to Thailand

On Thursday 12 January 2017 the year’s arrival of Swedish students from Jönköping University (JU) to its ‘Campus South-East Asia’ was welcomed by the community at the Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s (TSCC) monthly networking. The eight students, who are in their last term of their respective education at the university’s School of Engineering, had…

IME Singapore: Stay relevant in this constantly changing world of business

In the times where ‘good-old-fashioned’ industries and business models are under extreme pressure, the employers are looking for new configurations, new products and services and new business models. They are increasingly searching for digital marketers and developers, as well as people for roles in big data and ‘growth hacking’, which involves identifying the most effective…

Team Finland Thailand, companies agree on actions

Towards the end of 2016 thirty entrepreneurs and Team Finland network representatives gathered for an afternoon at the new residence of the Finnish Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven in Bangkok. Their task was to identify concrete opportunities for business between Finland and Thailand, and they came up with an action plan for 2017. The group concluded that…

Danish education minister visited Beijing

Focusing on young people creativity, gender equality and vocational education the Danish Minister for Children, Education and Gender Equality Ellen Trane Nørby visited Beijing from 23 to 24 of November 2016. The Minister met with China’s newly appointed Minister of Education, Chen Baosheng. They had an opportunity to discuss about the Sino-Danish collaboration on primary…

Indonesia to create 100 Science Parks based on Swedish Ideon

IDEON and Sven Tore Holm, the first CEO of Ideon Science Park, has been active in a program that Lund University has organized in cooperation with an Indonesian delegation. The Indonesian government and its universities want to learn how Ideon Science Park was built and has grown since 1983, in cooperation with Lund. This knowledge…

NTU Singapore deepens collaboration with Norway

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) will be deepening its collaboration with Norway in the areas of renewable energy, electric transportation and smart grids. In addition to research, more NTU students will get to go on exchange to Norway. These new initiatives are part of four partnership agreements signed during the state visit to Norway by…