1KISTA SCIENCE CITY: Mats Hedenström, Marketing Director
2WORLD 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
3CHALLENGES 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
4CHALLENGES 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
5Thank You for Your interest in Kista Science City. mats Thank You for Your interest in Kista Science City!