How KOBOTS is revolutionizing the construction industry
After more than 20 years of experience as a carpenter in the construction industry, Peter Hartvigsen noticed that many of his colleagues were leaving the field due to lung and breathing disorders. They were reluctantly retiring early due to bad health or lack of fulfillment and empowerment. So, Peter, CEO and founder, started KOBOTS with the desire of wanting to do things differently. Enter voice-controlled robots.
Combining architecture and data: Informed decisions for more sustainable urban design
The construction industry is responsible for nearly 40% of annual global CO2 emissions. This Swedish consultancy and software development company, Parametric Solutions, is fighting to reduce this impact, by supporting architects and property developers to make data-driven decisions in order to take the guessing game out of urban development.
How cities benefit from making sense of data and act on facts
Across the world, water is simultaneously a blessing and a curse for many cities. Some of the main challenges today include water and wastewater management, ranging from contamination of potable water to achieving adequate and sustainable water supplies.
Why you should care about ethical social innovation and how it can be tackled
Is the “fail fast” mentality of social startups costing vulnerable populations their safety? Here's how some entrepreneurs in the Nordics have approached innovation responsibly.
"A safe testing ground": What it’s like pitching a Nordic startup in Singapore
Three Nordic startups keen on entering the Singaporean market reveal their takeaways from a pitch event held in April.
Top tips for expanding your Nordic startup internationally
From getting a lawyer to learning the local language, here are some key things Nordic startups should consider when expanding abroad.