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Indonesian-Finnish igloos for emergencies introduced

The School of Business and Economics of Universitas Prasetiya Mulya (UPM-SBE), in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland, Jakarta has launched iGLOOS, a multi-function temporary shelter as a solution for disaster-borne refugees in the times of emergency. The innovation was launched at UPM-SBE campus, South Jakarta. UPM-SBE, supported by the Embassy of Finland through the…

DABS Business Man of the Year 2017: Lars K Nielsen

The Danish Business Association Singapore (DABS) awarded Lars K. Nielsen of Denjet Marine ‘Business Man of the Year’ 2017 coinciding with the annual Gala Dinner. ”This is the first year DABS has this award and of course I am happy/proud to have won it. There are many other Danes in Singapore that have done well…

Norway and DTAC host startup event for Thai-Norwegian exchange students

The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok and the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce co-hosted an event at DTAC Accelerate, joining together the Thai-Norwegian network for exchange students and the Norwegian-owned company DTAC. On Monday 27 March 2017, the Embassy, together with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, co-hosted an event with DTAC Accelerate, a program by Norwegian owned…

dtac CEO Lars Norling: Accelerator programme very important

dtac grows its accelerate success; aiming higher with Batch 5 The importance of start-ups for the business world is of such significance that an accelerator initiative by the Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor’s Thailand arm dtac, is hot news in 2017. As dtac accelerate rolled out its Batch 5 (group of start-ups round five) in early…

Christina is ready to take on China with organic baby food

She started by sharing baby food recipes with busy mothers online. Soon after she was selling her products in Danish super markets. Now she is about to start exporting her organic baby food to China. Christina Hansen, founder of Christina Hansen Organics, found her passion and success in making baby food of natural and simple…

Vikingcubator invites daring Singapore entrepreneurs

Daring entrepreneurs in Singapore have been invited to join a new incubator programme, focusing on media-related start-ups, called Vikingcubator. Vikingcubator, a new initiative from NHST, a global media owner group from Norway, is raiding Singapore in the hunt for the most promising and dynamic media start-up out there. “As our ancestors, we believe in fighting…

Huone Singapore: Finnish innovative events concept arrives

On Thursday 23 February Finnish-owned Huone Singapore was inaugurated, with H.E. Finland’s Ambassador to Singapore Paula Parviainen in attendance. This international expansion is based on Huone Events Hotel from Helsinki – an events and meetings concept, basically resembling a hotel without bedrooms. The new Huone is branded as Singapore’s most creative meeting space, here with…

32 years of Internet of Things: Axis Communications

It is sometimes interesting to get a slightly longer, historic perspective, in this ever-increasingly digital world, and Axis Communications, a Swedish IT company, represents this well. The example concerns ‘Internet of Things’ (or IoT), a buzzword and relatively recent concept. “IoT, to get things to function over a network, we’ve been doing for 32 years.…

Sino-Swedish innovation forum, Beijing

The first ever Sino-Swedish Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum took place in 2016 at Hangxing Science Park in Beijing on 21 November, organized by alumni organization Sweden Alumni Network in China (SANC), Swedish Young Professionals and Zhongguancun Hangxing Science Park. Sweden’ Ambassador to China Anna Lindstedt delivered the opening speech at held forum attended by 300…