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Sweden to promoted as Edcn. destination

Posted on Nov 01, 07:15PM | UNI

The Swedish Embassy in New Delhi along with Swedish Trade Council will organise Education Day tomorrow to showcase and promote Sweden as an education destination.

The event would be organised as part of the Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week 2012, in which various Swedish Universities would participate.

Lectures and Seminars would be held and the participation would be free, an official release said here today.

The focus of the event, to be held in Anna University, was to bring Swedish companies and Universities together to speak about R and D collaborations and employment opportunities in a country that was the home of innovation.

This will showcase Sweden and Swedish companies as innovative and creative leaders through the exhibition.

Donnie Lygonis, the Entrepreneur and Innovator, Technology Transfer Manager, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, will conduct the sessions.

He would also deliver lectures on how to get started with their creativity and how to get to creative organisation.

Apart from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, other Swedish Universites that would be participating in the seminar included Chalmers University of Technology, Linnaeus University, Linkoping University, Halmstad University, Lund University, Uppsala University, and University of Gothenburg.

The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week is a high-profile, multi-city, multi-activity annual event organized by the Embassy of Sweden in India in cooperation with partner companies.

The week was instituted in memory of Swedish innovator, entrepreneur and philanthropist Alfred Nobel and celebrates the Indian Nobel Laureates as well.

The theme for the sixth edition of The Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week was 'the Energy of Innovation: Co-Creating the Future' and has been taking place across India since October 27 and would conclude at Mumbai on November four.