When 70,000 people gathered in Lisbon for the tech conference Web Summit, artificial intelligence, cyber security and autonomous vehicles were a few of the prominent topics, explains Business Region Göteborg’s Erik Behm, who was on hand.
With L&T Technology Services' new digital engineering centre in Lindholmen Science Park, three leading Indian IT and tech companies have established operations in the Gothenburg region.
“That so many companies from one of the world’s most advanced IT countries choose to set up here illustrates the region’s attractiveness,” says Erik Behm, Area & Investment Manager ICT at Business Region Göteborg.
Gothenburg company Appland is about to enter a new chapter after it signed an agreement to be acquired by Indian telecommunications company OnMobile, a deal worth USD 15 million (approx. SEK 143 million).
Our world today is ruled by technology. Social networks, online purchases and business IT systems are just a few areas where technology plays an important role. Data is often called “the new oil".
As the healthcare industry undergoes sweeping change, interest in digital health and healthtech is growing rapidly. Many of the industry’s key players and startups are set to take part in Vitalis, Scandinavia's largest eHealth event, held in Gothenburg on 24-26 April.
Sweden will intensify its research on artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing, following a 1.6 billion Swedish krona (about 160 million euros) donation from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. A new quantum technology initiative, the Wallenberg Centre for Quantum Technology, is being launched in Gothenburg.