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Somaliland in focus for sustainable business development with Sweden

Following a request from the Ministry of Somaliland for support in the development of sustainable cities, several business processes have started. Gästrike Återvinnare, together with Dalarna Science park and Smart City Sweden, have for two years carried out study visits and introduced projects in the cities of Berbera, Hargeisha and Odweine. Several Swedish companies have also been involved to assist with knowledge and competence as well as materials in recycling ...

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Villa Zero – Sweden's first carbon neutral single-family house to be built in Dalarna

A unique development project has been initiated in Borlänge, Sweden. The goal is to build a carbon neutral single-family house in 2021 with the most sustainable construction technology and building materials of the future; Villa Zero. An interesting part of the project is to evaluate whether it is possible to build single-family houses with the foundation of wood instead of concrete, since the concrete has a bigger impact on the ...

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Inkubator businesses: increase in sustainable innovation processes and digital needs

In 2020, Dalarna Science Park’s Inkubator is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary. A look back at what has happened between the years of 2014-2018 shows that:Tittar man i backspegeln vad som hänt under denna tid så kan vi sammanfatta resultatet mellan 2014-2018 så här...

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More food – more jobs

There is a project currently underway called More Food – More Jobs (Swe: Mer mat – fler jobb), which aims to contribute to an increase in both food production and employment opportunities. Its goal is to help businesses that work within the food supply industry – from farm to table – employ more workers and grow. A consequence of this will be an increase in food production.

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Talk more for better health

With the growing popularity in seeking health advice using digital means, Falun-based Pratamera (Talk More), which offers e-healthcare for mental health issues, is unsurprisingly also growing. Its managing director and founder, Patrik Hast, has arrived at a concept that is now under development in Sweden – but his plans are bigger than that. Much bigger!

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BASTA gives you that big-city feel in a small-city setting

The feeling when stepping into a BASTA restaurant is one of relaxation, genuineness and informality. There’s colour, life, movement: things are happening here. Thoughts drift to city districts in big urban centres anywhere in the world, and for just one second, you imagine you are in Barcelona or New York. In such a place as BASTA, you want to eat well, meet your friends, feel good – and it all ...

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