The Flemingsbergsdalen development program creates the necessary conditions needed for thousands of new jobs, homes, business opportunities, entertainment and services. Building work on the Royal Swedish Opera and the Royal Dramatic Theatre’s new production center will begin in 2022.
KTH is one of the universities set to receive government support in the wake of the corona crisis. Around an additional 700 places in foundation technology courses at KTH Royal Institute of Technology will make it easier for more people to retrain. Resources will also be allocated to establish more permanent course places.
Sweden’s largest meeting place for higher education training and development will this year be held at Campus Flemingsberg. And like so many other events this year, NU2020 is taking to the digital arena.
This year’s winner of the Södertörn Social Cup startup competition was recruitment service Rektra, which uses AI to make recruitment fairer and more efficient.
Since September last year, Swedish Radio station SR P4 Stockholm has had a local editorial team based at Södertörn University. The initiative is part of the station’s comprehensive local news coverage in the region. It also creates opportunities for educational co-operation with journalism training at the university.
A new makerspace at KTH in Flemingsberg offers students new opportunities to do more practical engineering work and provides everything from 3D printers to a precision engineering workshop where students can build projects into products.
Cyklodash is a game idea that could encourage more people to explore cities by bike. The game is designed to make more people want to start cycling to work. That’s the hope of the team behind the concept that recently won the Flemingsberg Science Award.