Nov
28
8:30 AM08:30

Healthcare Cluster network meeting

Swedish-East Africa Chamber of Commerce (SWEACC) has a cluster focusing on Healthcare in Africa. Cluster Managers are Anders Wikman and Fredrik Agerhem. Healthcare including Medtech and Digital Health have been in focus inside SWEACC for a long time. Last year we partnered with Swecare and the EAC Embassies to arrange the EAC Business & Investment Forum 2018 in Rwanda with the theme ”Health and Growth”, focusing on Medtech and ICT. The Healthcare Cluster continuously develop to improve trade and investment within Healthcare in Africa.

We want to highlight interesting Swedish innovation, know-how and experiences with African healthcare opportunities. As a member in our Healthcare cluster you will be able to access information about current business opportunities, exchange experiences and access financing and other resources for specific projects you might have. This time we will focus on some case studies in Eastern Africa.

Agenda Healthcare Cluster 2019-11-28

  • Anders Wikman, introducing of our new Cluster Manager.

  • Heaven Bereket, case study from projects in Ethiopia.

  • Mustafa Ahmed, case study from project in Somalia.

  • Staffan Ahl from Swedfund, ways of funding your healthcare business in Africa.

  • Mikaela Annerling from Swecare (TBC) – Report from Team Sweden visit (High level Swedish business delegation) to Ethiopia in November.

  • Open discussion and business mingle

The event is free of charge for all SWEACC members, for non-members the event fee is 450 SEK, but as a first-time guest you are welcome for free. Please note that if you register and don’t attend or cancel 24 hours before the event, we reserve the right to debit 450 SEK + VAT (moms) for our expenses (member or non-member). For further information – please call or e-mail Anders Wikman at +46707145085 or e-mail at a.wikman@telia.com

Welcome!

The Swedish East African Chamber of Commerce.

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Oct
30
9:00 AM09:00

Kenya Business Forum

SWEACC have partnered with our member Tellux to support them with Kenyan Business Forum in Uppsala on October 30th. Visiting the Kenyan Business Forum is a very interesting delegation from Kenya that Deputy President William Rutu (most likely) will lead. This is politician, public servant and business leaders from Kenya visiting Sweden and during their visit an agreement will be signed between the City of Västerås and Kericho County to prepare for an upcoming partnership agreement through ICLD (Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy).

Kenya is a very interesting marketing in East Africa, and it has around 55 million people today and what is interesting is that government decision and investments many times are decentralized. Besides business and investment opportunities in Nairobi we are going to listen to some business opportunities from Nakuru County with some 1,7 million people, Bungoma County with a population of around 1.4 million and finally Kericho County with a population of 750.000 people.

 Program - Kenya Business Forum

  • Forum opens at 09:00 Kristallen Business Centre, Uppsala

  • Opening speech with introduction of Kenya Delegation

  • Presentation Tellux and business in Kenya

  • Presentation SWEACC and our initiatives for East Africa

  • Kenyan delegation will introduce business and investment opportunities such as;

    • Solar Water Pumps Projects in Kericho County.  

    • Solar farm in Kericho and Nakuru County

    • Hydropower in Buchango, Bungoma County.

    • Clean water solutions in Nairobi

    • Agri business in Kenya

  • Lunch break 13:00

  • Business Forum restart 14:00

  • Presentation Againity AB

  • Presentation Glava Energi AB

  • Presentation WSP Geothermical

  • Presentation Solenergi – Alf Björseth

  • Business Forum ends with business mingle

Ticket: Ticket is 295 kr (SWEACC members) including coffee and lunch.
Date:
October 30th 2019, coffee, tea and lunch will be offered.
Time:
09.00 – 17:00 (15:30 to 17:00 reserved for business mingle).
Venue:
Kristallen Business Centre, Uppsala.
RSVP: Send your inquiry to attend to
info@tellux.se as soon as possible
               but no later than October 25th.

Please note, ticket price is 395 kr but SWEACC members 295 kr. Ticket will be paid at venue place and available seat will be confirmed to each person. All visitors must be pre-registered.
Welcome to Kenya Business Forum on October 30th.

Sincerely Yours, SWEACC

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Sep
17
8:30 AM08:30

NGO CLUSTER

  • 4 Sankt Eriksplan Stockholm, Stockholms län, 113 20 Sweden (map)
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This will be an open invent where both NGO members and companies are welcome to join in to discuss how Companies can grow their business together with NGOs. We will have speakers from Sightsavers, Inclusive Business Sweden and KWETU Connectors. Final program will be published in August.

Early bird to info@sweacc.se but more information will follow later.

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Aug
22
9:30 AM09:30

WASTE TO ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS IN GHANA AND THE REST OF AFRICA

We have a very interesting delegation from Ghana coming to Sweden in August and we invite all SWEACC members of our cluster Green City and others interested in sustainable business to join us for a discussion about renewable energy, waste management and waste to energy with one of the largest operator in Africa. Our headline for this day is;  Waste to energy and sustainably solutions in Ghana and rest of Africa. This will be a morning meeting but we also offer one to one meetings after lunch for those interested.

RSVP: As soon as possible to event@bopen.se (seats are limited, and we reserve the right to confirm each seat), all visitors must be pre-registered.

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Africapreneurs #8 – Go Africa
May
15
1:00 PM13:00

Africapreneurs #8 – Go Africa

Join us for Africapreneurs #8 – Go Africa which is the concluding event of this phase of the Go Africa programme. Africapreneurs #8 – Go Africa is a co-arrangement with SWEACC (Swedish – East African Chamber of Commerce).The programme and event are funded by Tillväxtverket, the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. Join us!

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Breakfast mingle with SWEACC member Turkish Airlines
Nov
15
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast mingle with SWEACC member Turkish Airlines

Welcome to a breakfast mingle with SWEACC member Turkish Airlines. Enjoy a good breakfast, mingle with SWEACC members in Turkish Airlines office at Biblioteskgatan 11 in Central Stockholm. Short presentations about Turkish Airlines focus on East African destinations from Sweden via the new Airport in Istanbul. 

08:00 – 08:30 Welcome mingle, breakfast and coffee

08:30 – 08:50 Presentation by Turkish Airlines GM Bilal Arpaci about the “New” İstanbul Airport )

09:00 – 09:20 Presentation - Turkish Airlines & Corporate Club

09:20 – 10:00 Mingle

R.S.V.P. to info@sweacc.se at the latest Friday Nov 9

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Nordic-African Business Summit 2018 - By NABA
Nov
8
8:00 AM08:00

Nordic-African Business Summit 2018 - By NABA

  • Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel Oslo (map)
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Nordic companies are well positioned to take part in Africa’s sustainable blue opportunity, especially in the maritime and energy sector. About 90 % of Africa’s imports and exports are conducted by sea.

With 2 billion people by 2040, some of the world’s fastest growing economies and more conducive business environment – Africa is the continent of opportunities. Do not mis

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EAC Business and Investment Forum 2018
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

EAC Business and Investment Forum 2018

  • EAC Business and Investment Forum 2018 (map)
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It gives us great pleasure to inform you that the Swedish-East Africa Chamber of Commerce (SWEACC) together with East African Community Embassies in Nordic; Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, in partnership with Swecare Foundation, will organize the EAC Business & Investment Forum for the 6th time, on this occasion in Kigali, Rwanda on March 20th, 2018. This year’s theme will be ”Health and Growth” with focus on Medtech and ICT. The objective of the Business and Investment Forum is to promote profitable investments and trade based on ICT technologies/products for managing healthcare. Interesting solutions for healthcare such as new Medtech innovation and services (mobile) for better health will be on the agenda.

The Business and Investment Forum will give opportunities for business to business (B2B) and Business to Government (B2G) meetings to take place. This is a great opportunity to continue the development of a sustainable partnership between Sweden and the EAC countries. For more information about the EAC Business & Investment Forum 2018, please contact Mr Joachim Davidsson at SWEACC (jd@bopen.se).

The EAC Business Forum 2018 in Kigali will be part of the Delegation Trip arranged by Swecare and Business Sweden as they will organize a complete program covering both Rwanda and Uganda from March 19th to March 23rd, 2018. For more information about the Delegation Trip, please contact Mrs Shampa Bari, Swecare (shampa.bari@swecare.se).

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