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We promote business development in Sweden with a long-term focus. Through our forums, research projects, scholarships and events, we strengthen knowledge, promote collaboration and influence policy. Here is a selection of current highlights and events.

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October 12, 2022

The foundation contributes to the new research hub House of GaPP at SSE

House of Governance and Public Policy (GaPP), a new research hub at Stockholm School of Economics, is now launched. At the launch event on October 12, the participants were given insights on how this unique initiative will contribute to a better and more stable foundation for our future society.
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October 3, 2022

Welcome to the launch of House of Governance and Public Policy!

Celebrate the launch of the new research hub, House of Governance and Public Policy (GaPP), at the Stockholm School of Economics on October 12, 2022. It is a unique initiative that will contribute to a better and more stable foundation for our future society. During the launch event you will meet Jan Eliasson, Hanna Stjärne, and Darja Isaksson among others.
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June 16, 2022

The K-A Bonnier International Fellowship Program gave Mai Pham experiences and contacts for life

Since 2017, sixteen exceptionally talented students from Sweden and Southeast Asia have participated in the K-A Bonnier International Fellows Program (KAB-IFP). Mai Pham was one of the first students to be awarded the scholarship and three years have now passed since she completed the program. KAB-IFP both shaped her worldview and brought life-long connections.
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May 4, 2022

Interest in intrapreneurship continues to grow

A company’s intrapreneurship, or capacity for innovation, is crucial to its success. During 2016–2019, the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation funded the research project Intrapreneurship Compass with the aim of strengthening knowledge in a relatively unexplored area with great significance for the development of business in Sweden. One of the researchers on the team was Dr Katarina Blomkvist who states that a lot has happened since the project ended.
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February 11, 2022

The foundation highlighted important future issues at Expo 2020

The Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation closed out 2021 by hosting the Smart Society Summit at Expo 2020 in Dubai. Together with the Swedish Institute and Business Sweden, we invited dignitaries and business leaders from Sweden and the Gulf region to discuss how we can create the smart societies of the future. Both H.M. The King and Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg attended on site in Dubai.
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November 19, 2021

Join the Smart Society Summit – Live broadcast from Expo 2020

The Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation is co-hosting the Swedish National Day Event at Expo 2020 in Dubai on December 15, 2021.
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May 28, 2020

Distinguished Global Swede award to KAB-IFP fellow

On May 28, 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Swedish Institute awarded the Global Swede award to 19 prominent international students at Swedish universities. For ten years, the Global Swede award has been awarded to active, committed and enthusiastic students who are excellent in areas closely related to innovation and entrepreneurship.
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January 20, 2020

Our Yearly Alumi Dinner

On January 20th, 2020 the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation hosted a yearly alumni dinner for its current KAB-IFP fellows and Darden fellows. During the evening Jessica O’Mary, Head of Development & Alumni Relations at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), shared how they work to create involvement and a culture of giving back among their SSE-almuni.
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November 28, 2019

The launch of the Intrapreneurship Compass 2019

On November 28th 2019, the third and final edition of the research report Intrapreneurship Compass was launched. This 4-year research project has been carried out by Uppsala University under the leadership of Professor Ivo Zander, Dr. Katarina Blomkvist and Dr. Philip Kappen.
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November 16, 2019

How to succeed in the world’s fastest growing startup hubs

On November 14th, 2019, the 3rd-cohort fellows of the K-A Bonnier International Fellows Program organized a seminar focusing on the diverse challenges that startups face in Southeast Asia and the Nordics.
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November 16, 2019

Forum for Global Business visits the US to discuss reskilling and the Swedish model

During a few eventful days in November 2019, the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation visited the US to raise discussion on reskilling and the new Swedish model. The author and journalist David Crouch joined the trip to share his research and findings described in his books Bumblebee Nation and Almost Perfekt.
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January 21, 2019

Yearly Alumni Dinner with Darden Fellows

In January 2019, the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation hosted a yearly alumni dinner for its Darden fellows. This year the foundation’s KAB-IFP fellows also attended.
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December 6, 2018

Corporate Governance Forum celebrates 25 years

Since 1993, the Corporate Governance Forum (CGF) has stimulated and influenced the debate on corporate governance and corporate finance in Sweden and internationally. On December 6, 2018, the Forum celebrated its 25th anniversary with a seminar in Stockholm.
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November 29, 2018

The launch of the Intrapreneurship Compass 2018

On November 29th 2018, the second edition of the research report Intrapreneurship Compass was launched. This 4-year research project is carried out by Uppsala University under the leadership of Professor Ivo Zander, Dr. Katarina Blomkvist and Dr. Philip Kappen.
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November 19, 2018

Expanding throughout Asia – How to choose your next market

On November 19th, 2018 four 2nd-cohort fellows of the K-A Bonnier International Fellows Program organized a seminar at the Stockholm School of Economics, regarding the business expansion of Nordic companies into the Asian market.
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August 27, 2018

The launch of Bumblebee Nation

In August 2018, in the midst of an ongoing election debate, the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation launched the book Bumblebee Nation – the hidden story of the new Swedish model. At the well-attended press event the author of the book David Crouch, former Prime Minister Göran Persson and former Minister of Finance Anders Borg, discussed key issues for Sweden’s future competitiveness and the development of the Swedish model.
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November 14, 2017

The launch of the Intrapreneurship Compass 2017

On November 14th 2017, the first report about the Intrapreneurship Compass was launched. This 4-year research project is carried out by Uppsala University under the leadership of Professor Ivo Zander, Dr. Katarina Blomkvist and Dr. Philip Kappen.
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January 20, 2017

Book launch Miljardvallen

In January 2017, Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation invited to the launch of the new book Miljardvallen (The Billion Frontier) published by Forum for Global Business. In the book, ten Swedish companies share the experience of their export successes with the aim to inspire increased internationalization among SMEs.
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January 26, 2015

Alumni Dinner with Darden Fellows

On January 26, 2015 the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation hosted an alumni dinner attended by 11 past Darden scholarship recipients.
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February 25, 2013

Innovation Utopia

In February 2013, Forum for Innovation Management invited key players and thought leaders from the Swedish innovation system to the foundation’s biggest event so far, Innovation Utopia.