Stockholm Region EU Office

Stockholm Region EU Office serves as a representation office in Brussels for the larger Stockholm region. We bring together local and regional authorities and represent one of the most innovative, competitive, and fastest growing metropolitan regions in Europe. The office is owned and governed by the Stockholm Region European Association. The association consists of the City of Stockholm, Stockholm Region and STORSTHLM. Other members are Region Uppsala, Region Västmanland, Region Sörmland, Region Gotland, and Mälardalsrådet. Our priorities and areas of expertise are energy, climate and environment, transport, research and innovation, regional policy, and digitalisation. Our core activities include monitoring and analysis of EU legislation, providing information and recommendations, proactive advocacy work towards the Eu institutions, and networking.

Contact detail

  • Head of office

    Anne Andersson

  • Brussels Office Address

    Avenue Marnix 28
    1000 Brussels
    Belgium

Stockholm

S3 Strategy

The Stockholm region has identified four prioritised areas: (1) life science, health, and care (2) information, communication technology (ICT) tech and digitalisation, (3) industrial change through sustainable production and (4) climate and environmental initiatives for sustainable urban development. The Stockholm region has outlined a strategy that is the guiding basis for dialogue and collaboration between the public and private sectors, academia and non-profit actors at municipal, regional and state level. The Stockholm Region EU office is also closely collaborating with the Stockholm Trio, a partnership between Karolinska Institute, the Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University. This means new opportunities to strengthen the region’s position in research and innovation.

Strategic R&I Projects

GrowSmarter (part of Stockholm Green Innovation District)

GrowSmarter stimulated city uptake of smart solutions by using the three lighthouse cities (Stockholm, Cologne and Barcelona) as a way to showcase 12 Smart City solutions: from advanced information and communication technology and better connected urban mobility, to incorporating renewable energy sources directly into the city’s supply network.

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The Stockholm Life Tech project

Started in 2020, the project aims to increase growth in life science SMEs in Flemingsberg and Hagastaden, two strong life science environments in Stockholm.

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Cohes3ion

The project aims to integrate a regional and sub-regional element into Smart Specialisation Strategies, to strengthen the region’s competitiveness by identifying areas with growth potential.

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REBECCA (REsearch on BrEast Cancer induced chronic conditions supported by Causal Analysis of multi-source data)

REBECCA brings together 12 partners from 7 European countries. The project aims to tap into the potential of real-world data to support clinical research and to improve existing clinical workflows.

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  • By Anna Tranberg

Delivering 100 Smart and Climate Neutral Cities by 2030

Stockholm, Valencia, Angers Loire Métropole, and Copenhagen are four of the cities selected for the Mission Climate Neutral and Smart Cities. These 4 cities are hosting an event on 17 October that will provide inspiration to experts and policymakers, from cities and regions around Europe and beyond, looking to reinforce their own efforts and get new ideas.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Following the legislative proposal for the European Health Data Space and in anticipation of the Health Data Regulation, the Health and ICT Working Groups will come together to explore outstanding questions ranging from the financial and legislative, to the conceptual and practical.

  • By Anna Tranberg

Developing a well-functioning EU market for negative emissions – Towards an EU certification of carbon removals

Later this year, the European Commission will propose legislation on carbon removal certification. Linked to this the Stockholm EU Office is organising a webinar to discuss how to develop a well-functioning EU market for negative emissions and support the innovative CCS technology.

  • By Anna Tranberg

New European Bauhaus Festival: Sustainable and Inclusive City Districts

As a proud part of the the New European Bauhaus Festival, Stockholm Region EU Office presents the official side event together with the Stockholm Green Innovation District (SGID): "How to shape a sustainable and inclusive city district with innovative and climate neutral solutions by and for citizens".

  • By Anna Tranberg

Circular buildings – constructing differently and sustainably

Join 'Circular buildings – constructing differently and sustainably' event to hear best practices from the Nordic capitals and capital regions and to discuss challenges related to circular buildings and construction as well as how to close building material loops by reusing, repairing and recycling materials. The event is an official #EUGreenWeek partner event.