1 KISTA SCIENCE CITY: Mats Hedenström, Marketing Director
2 WORLD LEADING ICT CLUSTER Land area: 2,000,000 m2Office space: 1,100,000 m21350 companies30,000 employees4,000 studentsActivities started 1975City of Stockholm, Ericsson, Royal Institute of Technology and the real estate owner group
3 CHALLENGES IN JOINT CLUSTERING Compete or cooperate – why not combine?Local, regional, national and international level – Europe vs USAComparisson for cooperation – benchmarkWe must accept differencies – focus on comparable issuesLearn and implement, not cut and pasteNetworking – lasting result of European projects
4 CHALLENGES IN JOINT CLUSTERING Incresed growth increases opportunities for everyoneFocus on opportunities – not potential obstacles!A few examples of cooperation between competitors;* Joint research institute in Kista between Ericsson and Nokia* Eurooffice – possibilites to get access to offices all over Europé* European Institute of Technology – Swedish and Finnish joint application with strong support from both the private and the public sector
5 Thank You for Your interest in Kista Science City. mats Thank You for Your interest in Kista Science City!