Prince Daniel of Sweden visited Singapore

Photo: Embassy of Sweden in Singapore’s Facebook page

Prince Daniel of Sweden took a trip to Singapore together with a delegation from Prince Daniel’s Fellowship.

Taking place around May 21-23, the visit purposed to provide Prince Daniel and his delegation with an insight of the Singapore’s business operation along with a focus of start-up companies and innovation.

The visiting programe started with a meeting with representatives from Grab Singapore, Temasek, DBS Bank, Health Promotion Board, and Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).

Photo: Embassy of Sweden in Singapore’s Facebook page

Later, Prince Daniel and the delegation went to visit Port of Singapore Authority (PSA)–one of the world’s largest port and logistics services providers and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), located in Jurong West. Then, the representatives from NTU gave their honorable guests from Sweden a tour to the research centers on the campus and introduced them to the university’s works on innovation, start-ups and entrepreneurship.

After that, the delegation met with Singapore’s Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of IVA (Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences) who gave an insightful information on how to boost Nordic innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore.

Photo: Embassy of Sweden in Singapore’s Facebook page

The group also attended the event hosted by Nordic Innovation House Singapore. The event brought together over 45 Swedish corporate, startup and growth company representatives to learn about business experiences in Southeast Asia from insightful panelists: Magnus Grimeland, Matti Junila, Nima Karimi and Lisa Enckell.

Prince Daniel’s Fellowship is a long-term program launched in 2013 in collaboration with the Royal Science Academy (IVA). The program committed to motivate young entrepreneurs by mentoring and supporting them to grow their ambition in businesses.

Source: Embassy of Sweden in Singapore

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