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Nov 2 - 6, 2023

Study in Sweden Events

New York, Pullman & Orange County

Do you want to study in Sweden? You now have a unique opportunity to meet staff and alumni from top Swedish universities and learn about the possibilities of higher education in Sweden!

SIREUS is planning a Study in Sweden tour together with representatives from our Swedish member universities in order to inform American students about Sweden as a destination for higher education and research. Three separate Study in Sweden events will take place in New York, Pullman and Orange County. 


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May 31st, 2023


House of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

Last week, the SIREUS MEMBERS forum was hosted together with our Swedish Member Universities. The event took place in conjunction with NAFSA in Washington, D.C. and was hosted on the rooftop of the House of Sweden. It was an unforgettable evening of networking and collaboration. 
Representatives from Swedish member universities and the SIREUS Affiliation of American Universities came together, along with guests from academia, government, and industry sectors. This unique occasion fostered connections, idea sharing, and the formation of strategic partnerships between Swedish and American academia and businesses. 

At the event, we had representatives from:
- 16 countries
- 23 states in the U.S.
​​​​​​​- 94 universities

The SIREUS team would like to thank everyone who participated in this incredible event.

February 21-22nd, 2023


House of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

This week, SIREUS hosted the SIREUS CHANCELLORS forum 2023 in Washington, D.C. During the two days, SIREUS welcomed executive-level delegates from 11 Swedish and 14 American universities to an event which involved interesting panel discussions, presentations, networking and performances. Besides the representatives from academia, the event also hosted people from government and business life. 

In today's environment, democracies are challenged in sustaining collaboration in the face of conflict and competition. Academia is a critical stakeholder in maintaining free collaboration and cooperation. Hence, SIREUS CHANCELLORS forum focused on bringing together thought leaders across government, industry, and academia to share their perspectives on how best a US-Sweden network can support democracy through soft diplomacy. 

The SIREUS team would like to thank everyone who participated in this incredible event.

February 14-17th, 2023


Denver & Boulder, Colorado

Innovation Immersion Week in the Intermountain West

SIREUS has invited members to an exciting immersion program for research-based startups and university personnel. This event was a chance to connect with businesses, investors, research institutions, federal laboratories, and key opinion leaders in the research and innovation ecosystem in Colorado and Arizona. This week-long immersion event was hosted by SACC-Colorado, SACC Arizona, and The University of Colorado, Boulder in conjunction with the 2023 Destination Startup conference.

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December 6-12th, 2022

Nobel Week 2022

Stockholm & Oslo

Many of the events will be streamed and possible to follow online.

Between 1901 and 2022, the Nobel Prizes and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel were awarded 615 times to 989 people and organisations. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, and based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor and entrepreneur. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. Each prize consists of a medal, a personal diploma, and a cash award.

A person or organisation awarded the Nobel Prize is called Nobel Prize laureate. The word “laureate” refers to being signified by the laurel wreath. In ancient Greece, laurel wreaths were awarded to victors as a sign of honour.


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November 28th, 2022

Nobel Prize Symposium

House of Sweden

he annual Scientific Symposium with four of the 2022 American Nobel Price Laureates in House of Sweden, in Washington DC.

In attendance:
-John F. Clauser, The Nobel Prize in Physics
-Carolyn R. Bertozzi, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
-K. Barry Sharpless, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
-Douglas W. Diamond, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences

Additional speakers:
-Deputy Ambassador of Sweden, Ingrid Ask
-Anna Sjöström Douagi, Nobel Foundation Sweden @nobelprize_org
-Marcia McNutt, National Academy of Sciences
Moderator: Maria Brogren, Embassy of Sweden

The symposium was hosted in partnership with the National Academy of Sciences.

December 1st, 2022 @13:00–15:00 CET

Seminar: Forests role for the climate

Digital event on Zoom

Welcome to our first seminar on the values of the forest. We invite a panel of researchers from the anthology "Skogens värden" and talk about the role of forests in climate work. The seminar will be in Swedish.

Participating researchers
  • Hillevi Eriksson, climate and biology specialist at the Swedish Forest Agency
  • Markku Rummukainen, professor of climatology at Lund University
  • Gustaf Egnell, Associate Professor at the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, at the Swedish University of Agriculture
  • Torbjörn Skytt, PhD in eco-technology at Mittuniversitetet
  • Achim Grelle, associate professor and university lecturer at Linnaeus University
The seminar is filmed and broadcast digitally!

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At the Tekniska Högskolans Studentkårs (THS) University of Technology Student Union's (THS) careers fair Armada, thousands of KTH students make contacts with close to 150 companies. Photo: THS.

November 22-23, 2022

Armada, KTH Career Fair 2022

Stockholm, Sweden

Student-oriented careers fair Armada returns to KTH

After being held digitally the past two years, Armada is back at KTH. On 22–23 November, thousands of students and almost 150 exhibiting companies will come together at Sweden’s biggest student-oriented careers fair.

The last time Armada was held live at KTH, it attracted more than 4,000 students and 175 companies. Armada focuses a lot on sustainability and diversity, and has a special coordinator for each area. Naturally, diversity is about ensuring as well-balanced a gender distribution as possible in the project. But since KTH is a university with many international students, Armada puts an extra focus on including them.

 “This year we have 145 exhibiting companies and are expecting 4,000 visitors,” says Filip Rydén, Project Manager for THS Armada at KTH.

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Download the Schedule below! 

November 21-23, 2022

RN22 Conference “Sustainable Esports in the Digital Society” 2022

Starting on Monday, it’s finally time for the ERN22 Conference “Sustainable Esports in the Digital Society”, hosted by Jönköping University in the “City of DreamHack”.

Keynotes and the panels will be live on twitch, which means you can listen to some of the most well-known names in esport.
So tune in to the live stream on twitch on 21-23 November: 

Read our article about ERN22 here: 
Green Connections 2022, together with the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce in San Diego, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles and Center for Community Energy, we will host a two-day virtual seminar on November 16th & 17th with knowledgeable guest speakers and opportunities for discussions and networking.

November 16-17, 2022

Green Connection

SACC San Diego, Virtual Conference

With Scandinavia being world-leading in CleanTech and sustainability, SACC-SD has had a mission for over a decade to spread the passion and knowledge to Southern California and support American and Nordic CleanTech businesses.

NOVEMBER 16TH @ 7.30 AM - 11 AM PST (16.30 - 20. 00 CEST)

NOVEMBER 17TH @7.30 AM - 11 AM PST (​16.30 - 20. 00 CEST)

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November 3-4, 2022

SACC Summit 2022

SACC Florida, Fort Lauderdale, U.S

Join the annual flagship event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 3rd and 4th 2022. The event will gather corporate members, partners, industry leaders, and representatives from 20 regional Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce.

Get inspired by and network with top-level speakers including Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter and other leading innovators, academics, and companies from the U.S. and Sweden.

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November 1, 2022

Study in Sweden

House of Sweden, Washington DC 
​​​​​​​Did you know that Sweden is the most innovative country in the European Union and that its capital city produces the most million-dollar companies, per capita, in the world after Silicon Valley? Now, you can be part of our success story! On November 1, you have a unique opportunity to meet staff and alumni from top Swedish universities and learn about the possibilities of higher education in Sweden. 
The participating Swedish universities are all top-ranked and offer over 1000 Master’s degrees taught in English. Known for its cutting-edge research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and focus on sustainability, an education from Sweden will open up a world of possibilities. Join us on November 1 and learn about the Swedish way!

 Click on the link to register for the event →​​​​​​​

October 30th, 2022.

Delegation of Startups in clean tech

Denver & Boulder, Colorado 

SIREUS, University of Colorado Boulder, and SACC Colorado hosted a delegation of startups in the clean tech space, spun out of research from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. SACC-CO and SIREUS co-hosted a workshop on doing business and growing high-tech startups in the Boulder and Colorado ecosystems. The event opened up with a speech highlighting the strengths of Colorado and its advanced industries, held by the State of Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), followed by a panel discussion with local venture capital investors, tech founders, industry experts, and the Executive Director at the Boulder Chamber and Boulder Economic Council. Among the panel and participating entrepreneurs from KTH, the discussions were lively. 
This event served as an introduction to the following week-long immersion program, the KTH Innovation Brighter program, which is an internationalization program for promising research-based startups out of KTH. During the week, the startups visited several sites including the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), Atom Computing, World Trade Center in Denver, and held an investor pitch event at Black Lab X. The participants also attended the annual Lab Venture Challenge hosted by the University of Colorado Boulder. 

October 6th, 2022. Time: 8.00-9.45 AM PST

Round Table Discussion

Silicon Valley, California

Sweden Innovation Silicon Valley
Connecting the Swedish innovation system including innovators, entrepreneurs and stakeholders with Silicon Valley.

One of our SIREUS contactpersons Viveka Rydell-Andersson participated during a open-table discussion in regards to Prevention helath and for how Sweden and Silicon Valley can collaborate to further advance the innovation. 

October 6th, 2022. Time: 8.00-9.45 AM PST

Welcome to A Cross-Atlantic Workshop Within Data-Driven Precision Health

Silicon Valley, California

The event is presented by Linköping University in collaboration with Vinnova and Nordic Innovation House.

The overall aim is to create new Cross-Atlantic Collaborations to solve challenges in data-driven precision health. This workshop will serve as the first step according to the Design Thinking Method. Based on your challenges, we will focus on the Empathize, Define, and Ideate steps.

Click the link to register →

October 3rd, 2022

Annual Golf Tournament 2022

SACC Georiga, Country Club of Roswell, United States

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce-Georgia and the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce invite companies, chamber members, and friends to join the 4th Annual Golf Tournament at the Country Club of Roswell on Monday, October 3rd, 2022!

The golf tournament will be played in a scramble format, allowing players of all levels to compete and have a good time and giving every team the opportunity to shoot that desired low score! 

Register for the tournament here​​​​​​​ 
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September 27th, 2022

Jonkoping Univeristy,  Day 2022

Jönköping, Sweden

AI Day 28 September 2022 - a forum where business, academia and public stakeholders meet to be inspired, increase their knowledge and discuss AI and machine learning. AI is the latest technological revolution and affects all individuals, companies and organizations. Here’s your chance to take a look at the latest research results, see concrete examples from companies and challenge the ethical aspects of artificial intelligence.

Learn more →

September 26 - 27, 2022

Nordic Innovation Fair

Copenhagen, Denmark 

In Copenhagen on 27 September 2022, the Nordic Innovation Fair will showcase up to 120 business opportunities, offering free and unique matchmaking and networking opportunity by bringing together all stakeholders across the innovation ecosystem.

Researchers and spin-outs from Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark will present their inventions with the aim of finding business opportunities for, licensing, co-development, research collaboration, funding, and/or investment. Our SIREUS member universities: Chalmers, Lund, KI, and KTH are a few of the many participants in this event.

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September 19 - 25, 2022

Climate Week NYC 2022

New York City, United States

Climate Week NYC. The biggest climate event on Earth.
Climate Week NYC September 19 – 25, is all about Getting It Done. Through celebrating climate action, challenging ourselves to do more, and exploring ways to increase ambition, Climate Week NYC inspires, amplifies, and provides a global platform for connection and discussion. Through our own core events, opportunities to engage with our partners, and the Climate Week NYC official events program, we invite you to be a part of the biggest climate event on earth. 

Click the link to register for the main program →

September 21st, 2022

The US-Sweden Green Innovation Agenda

SACC USA and SACC New York, New York City, United States

On September 21st, the SIREUS team will attend an event at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce New York during Climate Week in New York City.

Below you will find some of the confirmed speakers and panelists:
Stephen Jordan, CEO, Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD)
Myrrh Caplan, MBA, LEED Fellow, National Vice President, Sustainability, Skanska
David Livingston, Senior Advisor, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
and more...

During the event, you will be able to join the US, Swedish, and global innovators, business leaders, and thought pioneers on the frontlines of catalyzing green innovation during NYC Climate Week. Spark ideas, create opportunities, and generate new relationships that lead to environmental and economic progress.

Learn more and register here →
Executive Forum Executive Forum

June 2nd, 2022

Executive Forum

SACC USA, House of Sweden, Washington D.C, United States

The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce of the United States of America (SACC-USA) holds its flagship event, the Executive Forum, annually in the House of Sweden, Washington, D.C. The event is held in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden.

See the highlights from the event →