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Agenda 2030 in Focus

In the beginning of April Team Sweden in the Czech Republic set focus on Agenda2030 and how we together can collaborate towards a more sustainable society. Representatives from the Swedish and Czech governments, companies, civil society and other stakeholders participated in the different events. More...
To promote partnerships in matters relating to Agenda 2030 Nordic Chamber cooperated with Team Sweden and Embassy of Sweden and organized two seminars:

Nordic Management Style
Seminar addressed to HR mangers, owners or managers from SME’s and everyone interested in HR issue and Nordic Management Style.

Industry 4.0 - Revolution or Evolution?

Breakfast Briefing focused on Industry 4.0 from the perspective of Nordic Companies on the Czech market. 

Meet Our Member
The Comfort Care Group is a Czech company that focuses on providing highly professional and quality medical and nursing care. With the emphasis on high level of expertise and professionalism of medical and health personnel, Outpatient Care Center and Comfort Clinic work together with other senior physicians from the Czech Republic as well as from abroad. Thanks to a consistent organization of work, Comfort Cares saves patients' time, shortens waiting times and maximizes the full use of their capacities.

Tel +420 224 826 573
WWW www.comfortcare.cz

Sweden boasts second place in press freedom ranking

Sweden is the second-best country in the world for press freedom, in spite of an overall trend for declining media freedom in the 'post-truth' era.
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Norway at least doubles Barents Sea reserve estimate

The estimated amount of undiscovered oil and gas in the Norwegian waters of the Barents Sea is likely twice what was previously assumed, the country’s government said.
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Finland finishes up with austerity

Finland’s economic stewards are getting positively giddy after years of harsh budget cuts and steep tax increases.
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Housing prices in Reykjavik up 21% in 1 year

Housing prices in Reykjavik keep on rising. The house price index rose 2.7% in the last month, 7.1% in the last three months, 12.3% in the last 6 months and in total of 20.9% in the last year.
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New wind turbines for old – they’ll be larger but far fewer are required

New figures reveal that the new generation of wind turbines can generate vastly more power than the current type.
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Norwegian company envisions wind energy role for oil production

Norwegian energy company DNV GL is leading a joint research project that includes the Norwegian Research Council, the regional subsidiary of Italian energy company ENI and U.S. supermajor Exxon Mobil as its partners.
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Sweden and Norway extend joint electricity certificate system for renewables to 2030

The governments of Sweden and Norway have come to an agreement on how the electricity certificate system for renewable energies will be further implemented.
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Denmark to relaunch its electric vehicle market with incentives after a year with almost no sales

Denmark announced the phasing out of its tax break for electric vehicles starting in 2015, which caused Tesla’s sales to surge to an all-time high in the country, but they have been virtually non-existent since then and all electric car sales have crashed.
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Nokia and Elisa successfully trial first 10-gigabit network in Finland

Elisa, a leading telecommunication, information communication technology and online service company in Finland, successfully completed a field trial of Nokia's XGS-PON technology, achieving the country's fastest broadband speeds.
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Regulator greenlights acquisition of MTG share in TV Prima by Czech entrepreneurs

The Czech Office for the Protection of Competition cleared the acquisition of a 50% share in Prima Group owned by Swedish Modern Times Group by Czech company Denemo Media, owned by Ivan Zach, and entrepreneur Vladimír Komár.
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Upcoming Events


Traditional Nordic Chamber Golf Masters is here!
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Around the World with 14 Chambers 2017

A networking event organized together between 14 foreign Chambers of Commerce in Czech Republic.
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BB: Innovation & Technologies

Morning seminar on topic Innovation & Technologies with experts from Electrolux, Novo Nordisk, Volvo, CTECH and Lesikar.
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New Energy for the Moravian-Silesian Region

Conference focused on the activities being planned by the Region (along with the City of Ostrava and other partners) to support businesses and new investments.
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