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A Place for Nordic Innovation in Silicon Valley

The Nordic Innovation House in Silicon Valley is a collaboration between several Nordic state organizations. It has been around since 2014 when it started as a joint Nordic project between Innovation Norway, Vinnova, Business Finland, Innovation...

Nordic Innovation Summit 2019

On May 16th, innovation leaders from the Nordic region and Pacific Northwest came together for this year’s Nordic Innovation Summit. It was a sold-out event where nearly 300 attendees had the opportunity to dig deeper into global challenges that...
The Mistral supercomputer, installed in 2016 at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ, or Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum) in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: DataCenter Knowledge

The world’s most powerful supercomputer

On Tuesday, May 7, it was announced that the U.S. Department of Energy had contracted with Cray to build Frontier at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Frontier will be the world's most powerful supercomputer by 2021, exceeding a...
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The American AI Initiative

It’s no news that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to be big. According to PwC’s Global Artificial Intelligence Study, AI is estimated to add 15.7 trillion USD to the global economy by 2030. AI technology has the possibility to transform...

The Swedish American Life Science Summit

This week it’s been all about the life sciences at the Office of Science and Innovation in Washington D.C. On Wednesday, the second annual “SALSS Goes to Washington D.C.” was held at the House of Sweden. For those of you who don't know, SALSS...

Why should we still care about Silicon Valley?

There has been a lot of talk about Silicon Valley reaching its peak. Bloomberg just announced in an article that New York beats out San Francisco to be the world's best tech city. In the ranking, New York beats out San Francisco on the factors...
Smart society opening event 2019. Photo: House of Sweden.
Smart society opening event 2019. Photo: House of Sweden.

Smart Societies

Creative urban spaces are vital for growth, innovation, and inclusion. Culture and creativity contribute to the welfare and well-being of any country. Sustainability, gender equality, entrepreneurship, innovation and social cohesion are vital...