Category: Innovation

Nordic Innovation House invites related companies to join Smart Cities Programme 2020 Webminar

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore (NIH-SG) invites Smart City related companies to join the next virtual event happening on 26 August 2020. As part of the Smart Cities Virtual Market Entry Programme – Singapore 2020, Nordic Innovation House Singapore (NIH-SG) welcomes Nordic smart cities companies to an online introductory session with our programme partners –…

On Covid-19 and the future of hospitality: Sam-Erik Ruttman

Back in the 1990’s and until the early 2000’s Swedish-Finnish hotelier Sam-Erik Ruttman was a well-known face within Bangkok’s expatriate community. Then, working for Dusit Hotels & Resorts he was appointed to manage their Phuket-based property, where ScandAsia interviewed him in 2004. Sam-Erik then continued with the Thai hospitality brand’s expansion into the Middle East,…

Denmark launches organization to lift creative industries to global levels

The Government of Denmark has launched ‘Creative Denmark’ as a new not-for-profit organisation working to promote international awareness of Danish creative strongholds. Creative Denmark is expected to have the capability and credibility to support and connect Denmark’s creative industries to the global level. The partnership is founded by a number of strong public and private…

The Finnish Huhtamaki is looking for the most innovative start ups to promote circular economy

The Sanfrancisco base company, Food System 6 has a program sponsored by the Finnish companyHuhtamaki Suomi, aimed at surfacing and supporting the most innovative circular economy startups worldwide. ​ As part of this program, FS6 will offer mentorship, advising, and networking opportunities to help amplify the impact and reach solutions. For more details and to…

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites Fintech fans to join their Webminar on 13 August 2020

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites Fintech fans to join their upcoming Webminar event on 13 August 2020. The invitation said: NBAS would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar on Super Apps – The Future of FinTech, sponsored by DNB Check out our incredible panel, and join us on the 13th of August,…

European Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong invites to Rethink 2020 conference

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong published an invitation for everyone who are interested to join sustainable objective Conference, happening on 2-3 September 2020. The statement said: We are proud to be supporting ReThink 2020 as Event Partner. ReThink 2020 is a 2-day conference and workshop programme which is designed specifically for corporate…

Finland,Canada and the Netherlands aim to promote circular economy for post Coronavirus recovery

The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra together with Canada and the Netherlands will be co-hosting events to promote circular economy for coronavirus economy recovery strategies in the the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) events.  Host countries with shared initiative aim to represent on how the circular economy can help the world thrive in the long-term against…

Sweden focuses on Innovation and Sustainability once the EVFTA enters into force 1 August

The Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ann Måwe published on her latest work regarding EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Sweden motive for the occasion in an interview with VITV,VTC8 and SCTV8, on 27 June 2020. The statement said: “Happy to answer interview with Hong Diep BTV on EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), exchanging Swedish-Vietnam…

Coronavirus can not stop Finnish travel industry exploring virtual possibilities

Finland’s popularity as a tourist destination reached record high in 2019 but is now in frozen mode altogether. Yet this Coronavirus pandemic is not an obstacle to the Finnish travel industry now that they have exploring virtual possibilities during this quiet moment. With the national aim to reduce emission for the future along with the…

Sweden chosen as 2020 innovation leader for the European Union

The European Commission announced in 2020 edition of the innovation scoreboard reports highlighted that this year Sweden has taken the lead as the EU Innovation leader, followed Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands. The EU’s innovation performance continues to increase at a steady pace, with growing convergence between EU countries. On average, the innovation performance of…