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The students' questions became the visual identity of the exhibition.

Idag öppnar ”UMA 2023 End of Year Exhibition” – en utställning av studenterna vid arkitekthögskolan i Umeå. Bakom den visuella identiteten står företaget Studio Sirka...


Join us during Umeå Design Week 2023

Mellan den 26 maj och 4 juni har du möjlighet att ta del av ett brett utbud av arrangemang som omfamnar design, kultur och samhällstransformation....


Social media workshop - part of Creatives 

On Wednesday 17 May, participants in the Creatives incubator programme were given the opportunity to participate in a workshop on social media. The workshop was led by Pontus Bäckman from Digipartner...


They launch sustainable fashion festival  

On 19-20 May, during the Ascension weekend, Sustainable Fashion Street will take place in Örnsköldsvik. Behind the initiative are three local entrepreneurs who themselves work in sustainability and...


Inauguration of new soap factory - becomes a tourist destination

On Friday 5 May, Malin in Ratan will inaugurate its new soap factory. With a solid programme that extends over both Friday and Saturday, the soap making...


They have been admitted to the new Summer eXpression.

Ten designers have been selected for the Summer eXpression programme. Starting on 5 June, the participants will spend seven weeks working with local...


Customer journey, target group and segmentation 

On Wednesday 26 April, eXpression Umeå held a workshop for the participants in the incubator programme Creatives. The workshop was facilitated by Christian Malmsten from Säljlabbet. Prior to the workshop, the participants...



Karin Björk, Marika Nyman and Linn Backman are the three entrepreneurs from Umeå who have been accepted into the NEST Catapult business development programme. Together with 25 other...

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