A SACC-USA Program

Knowledge Exchange & Talent Mobility

SIREUS, a three-year collaboration project between SACC-USA and 13 Swedish universities, focuses on knowledge exchange in innovation, science, entrepreneurship, and increasing talent mobility for students and researchers between Sweden and the U.S.

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About the project

City Hall in StockholmCity Hall in Stockholm
City Hall in Stockholm

A platform to increase talent mobility and knowledge exchange between Sweden and the U.S.

For researchers, companies, students and innovators
With increased global competition and an accelerating pace of innovation, attracting skilled talent becomes ever more important to secure long-term economic growth. A skilled workforce can be achieved through domestic education, by attracting foreign talent, or by individuals studying abroad or gaining knowledge in another country.

Happenings at SIREUS



Washington D.C.
February 21-22nd, 2023

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. The SIREUS CHANCELLORS forum focuses 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.

SIREUS will welcome 11 Swedish and 14 American universities to the event which will include interesting panel discussions, presentations, networking and performances. This is an invitation-only event for 40-50 senior executive-level delegates from Swedish and American academia, as well as from government.



Denver & Boulder, Colorado
February 14-17th

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

Affiliation of American Universities Program

House of Sweden, Washington D.C.
February 7th, 2023

SIREUS is thrilled to announce the launch of the SIREUS Affiliation of American Universities Program as a bilateral complement to the existing network of Swedish SIREUS Member Universities.  

The founding affiliated American universities are Chapman UniversityDakota State UniversityGustavus Adolphus CollegeMichigan Technological UniversityTufts UniversityThe University of Texas at San Antonio and Washington State University. Several more American universities will soon join the program.