Does Swedish life science have a future?

Sweden has lost 4 000 jobs in the life science sector the past five years. On October 8, Lars Backsell, Leif Johansson and Susanne Ås Sivborg among others discuss opportunities for Swedish life science at a seminar at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum.

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Research Director Johan Eklund at like Entrepreneurship forum in Lille


On Monday, September 15, “like entrepreneurship forum” will take place in Lille, France. Swedish entrepreneurship forum’s Research Director, Johan Eklund, is the main speaker. Together with other researchers, experts and entrepreneurs he will give his opinion about the theme of the year “Support tomorrow’s entrepreneurs“. Johan will also talk about how a research organization like Swedish Entrepreneurship forum can be built up. The event will focus on student entrepreneurship as well as entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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Focus on venture philantrophy


On Thursday August 28. the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) and Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum organized a day on venture philanthropy and social investment. The morning was dedicated to Scandinavian members EVPA and the rest of the day was open for organizations interested in venture philanthropy and social investment.

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University rankings – to what use?

Three Swedish universities rank among the top 100 in the world according to this year's university ranking from Jiao Tong University in Shanghai. What does the ranking of universities, researchers and students mean in practice? On September 1, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and CIRCLE, Lund University arrange a joint seminar on the benefit of university rankings.

Successful symposium on philanthropy


It was crowded when Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium 2014 was held at the Museum of Modern Art on May 21. 220 participants gathered to listen and discuss how philanthropy could be a major, and frequent, part of the Swedish economy.

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Mobilising Private Funds for the Transition to a Sustainable Economy


In September 2013 IPCC reconfirmed that limiting climate change will require substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions. The transition to a low-carbon society at reasonable costs will not be possible without technological change. Society needs to develop and introduce new technologies and see a rapid deployment of existing solutions. Read more »