Creativity & Innovation
Meet the companies that represents Swedish creativity and innovation at SXSW 2015
Sweden has an international reputation for modernity and ingenuity in design and innovation. Dynamite, ball bearings and more recently Bluetooth technology and the cardiac pacemaker are all Swedish inventions, and they keep coming. Last year the Global Innovation Index ranked Sweden second, for the third year in a row.
At the SXSW Trade Show (March 15-18) you’ll get the chance to try our creativity and innovation in music, tech, film and food. We promise you mind-bending innovation and experiences within all creative fields. You’ll find us at Stand 1138.
Meet us at SXSW 2015
Media talk – with Jan Helin (Aftonbladet), Lena Glaser (SVT) & Martin Jönssön (SR)
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Sun 15 at 1:30 pm
Embassy of Sweden – swedenabroad.com
Meet Göran Lithell, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Sun 15 at 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm-ish
Meet Monica Enqvist, Press- and Communication Counselor at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC and talk about Public diplomacy at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 16 at 10 am – 12 pm-ish
Digital Marketing talk – ”Social Media as a tool for Public Diplomacy, News Media and Marketing”
Meet The Embassy of Sweden at Trys Swedish at Trade Show in a talk with Monica Enqvist, Fredric Karén, Editor-in-chief, Svenska Dagbladet (the Swedish Daily Paper) & Mattias Jöngard, Global Communication Manager, IKEA Group.
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Tue 16 at 11 am
Crunchfish – a world leader in touchless interaction that take the user experience with apps and mobile devices to the next level by making a touchless interface available anywhere and everywhere. crunchfish.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Sun 15 11am-ish, Mon 16 3pm-ish, Tue 4 pm-ish.
STUDIO Malmö – a building where work, stay and play come together to create an international meeting place for progressive companies. STUDIO is developed and built by Skanska. “STUDIO Malmö, what does it take to make Malmö the true international hotspot it like to be?” studiomalmo.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 16 10 am-ish, Tue 17 3pm-ish, Wed 15 11am-ish
Doberman – a design agency that helps organizations innovate digital products and services that people love, desire and depend on. doberman.se
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 16 12pm-ish
Swedish Games Industry – partnership organization that represents the industry in the public. swedishgamesindustry.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 16 at 1:30pm-ish
House of Radon – Four years ago the creative agency premiered critically acclaimed PressPausePlay at the SXSW film festival. Now they’re back again, this time to release their very own interactive art service. houseofradon.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Sun 15 at 2 pm-ish
Garbergs – First Person Lover: Swedish ad agency Garbergs tells us the story about the successful launch of Björn Borgs’ new fashion collection through a computer game. garbergs.se
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 16 at 1 pm-ish
Mirror Music use music as a tool for communication. Imagine your favorite movie, every scene has carefully composed music that enhance the feelings in that scene. Thats a good example of music and picture working together to create a powerful experience. Mirror Music use the power of music to communicate your message creating strong and emotional connections between people and their surrounding.
Mirror Music will bring their custom built instrument and show the audience that interactivity in music is a really powerful and fun tool that doesn’t necessarily need any prior musical experience.
You will be able to play and create music in ways that you might not thought existed. You will become a part of a living, breathing and interactive musical experience. You will literally become the instrument. mirrormusic.se
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Tue 17 at 11 am-ish
Sweden Music Hall of Fame – a musical melting pot dedicated to Swedish popular music. smhof.se
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 15 at 3 pm-ish
Palderio – Friendbase Chat, Create, Play. Friendbase – amillion friends in your pocket. friendbase.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Mon 16 at 4 pm-ish
Icomera – The world’s leadning providerof wireless connectivity for vihicles. icomera.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Sun 15 at 4 pm-ish
Bikes vs Cars – Create your own climate effect. Along with the release of the documentary ”Bikes vs Cars” WG Film are also launching a smartphone app which can be a part of that change. The app stores the user’s cycling trips and converts the distance into CO2 emissions saved or oil saved, compared to having gone the same distance by car. The data will be used as a basis for political discussions around traffic, oil and climate change, and can at the same time function as feedback for city-planners.
Listen to WG Film talk about their work with this community and the film, premiering at SXSW. bikes-vs-cars.com
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Sun 15 at 12 pm-ish, Tue 17 at 3 pm-ish
Tinitell – a Swedish designed and engineered wearable mobile phone for kids. It’s actually the world’s smallest mobile phone fr kids! A wristphone that enables peace of mind for parents, and lets kids be kids. It is intentionally stripped it down to feature only the most basic functions. The philosophy: It should perform well and look cool — without being too pricey.
On stage at Try Swedish in Trade Show: Tue 17 at 12 pm-ish
Toca Boca – a play studio that believes in the power of Pure Play. Play for the sake of play. Play without rules, levels or predetermined outcomes. Play that unleashes kids’ superpowers. tocaboca.com
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Mon 16 at 2:30 pm-ish
Narrative – is an innovative market leader in wearable cameras and intelligent image analysis. The automatic photo capture of Narrative Clip 2 lets you stay in the moment while capturing it. Keep your mind and hands free when it matters, while still being able to collect and share your stories. getnarrative.com
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Mon 16 at 2 pm-ish
Lookback 1.0 – a feedback recording tool for apps with the mission to simplify feedback. It is a plugin you install into the dogfood or production version of your app. Open it whenever you find a bug you want to record, when your users want to send you feedback, or when you’re doing user testing and interviews. lookback.io
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Mon 16 at 3 pm-ish
AppSpotr – With AppSpotr you can build exceptional nice looking apps and at the same time manage your content in one of the most powerful content management systems ever created. appspotr.com
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Sun 15 11:30am-ish
Sqore – Sqore are market leaders in organizing online skills based competitions for recruitment – and innovation. The company is on a mission to provide equal access to opportunities, connecting young, talented people with global opportunities. sqore.com
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Sun 15 at 1 pm-ish
Geektown – an award-winning agency working with clients from all over the world from the office in swedish lapland. wearegeektown.se
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Mon 16 at 11 am-ish
Hey, it’s Enrico Pallazzo! – a league of renegades from all facets of the creative palette – profit and non-profit. The trade is storytelling. The aim is to tell their own story in such a conveying way, that you can’t help but wanting them to tell yours. heyitsenricopallazzo.se
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Tue 17 at 1:30 pm-ish
The North Alliance + Great works – Our/Vodka case
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Sun 15 at 11:30 am-ish
Swedish Cuisine – chef Linnnea Johansson & Kalle Bergman in a panel about Swedish Cuisine.
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Sun 15 at 12 pm-ish
Vinter – Integration on Ice – the Somalia Bandy Team in Siberia. vinterwebb.se
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Tue 17 at 3pm-ish
Million Sounds – By combining a solid musical craftsmanship with tools from marketing Million Sounds create music productions, sound identities and sound strategies that are tailored for specific brands. millionsounds.se
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Sun 15 at 3 pm-ish
Confetti – makes it easy and fun to create a beautiful site for your event. No coding or design skills needed.
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Mon 16 at 1-3 pm-ish for demo
Minc – Malmö incubator – The creative hotspot for meetings between young entrepreuners, venture capital, industry, commerce, research & innovation. minc.se
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Tue 17 at 11:30 am-ish
RECHO – lets you record sounds and tie them to the place they were recorded. Everyone who has the app can find your sounds – when they are listening in the right place. recho.org
On stage at Try Swedish Trade Show: Wed 18 at 11:30 am-ish
Media Evolution – a media cluster and a member organization that works to strengthen innovation and growth within southern Swedens media industries. Media Evolution mediaevolution.se
The Conference by Media Evolution – meet people from the conf-team at Try Swedish Trade Show on Tue 17 at 1 pm-ish
Notified – takes social media listening & management to the next level. Never miss an online mention and develop stronger brand relationships across large communities to deliver real social media ROI. notified.com
Sticky Beat – digital communication agency stickybeat.com
INGO – Here comes Mad Women
When Christina Knight, one of Sweden’s most renowned creative directors, realized that almost all the books she had ever read on advertising were all written by and primarily about men, she started writing another history – herstory.
The result is a unique book with stories, experiences and advice from some of the world’s most successful women within advertising, communication and design. On the International Women’s day 2013 the book Mad Women – A Herstory of Advertising was released; a book portraying one of the most powerful industries: the ad business. madwoman.info
ustwo – an independent digital product studio located in Malmö, London, New York and Sydney that creates innovative solutions for global brands, build their own products and companies and invest in joint ventures and startups. Specialities: Interaction Design, User Interface Design, Development, Service Design. ustwo.com
Massive Entertainment – a award winning Ubisoft studio, a Swedish game development company located in Malmö. The company was founded in 1997, and has developed computer games Ground Control, World in Conflict. and Tom Clancy’s The Division and recently Just Dance Now.
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of their games. The offer is more than 195 titles in over 200 countries and 356 million average monthly unique users across web and mobile platforms. The hits include Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Papa Pear Saga, Pet Rescue Saga and Bubble Witch Saga. king.com
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