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Umeå entrepreneur wins SKAPA award

Idag stod det klart att Saad Abdelaziz från Umeå som driver Wisalsson AB vinner det regionala SKAPA-talang priset 2022. Som regionpristagare tävlar han nu om...


New business coach with focus on fashion and e-commerce

Per Vågebrant is eXpression Umeå's new business coach who, among other things, strengthens the team's expertise in fashion and e-commerce....


Norm-breaking fashion designer goes international

Right now, clothing designer Karin Björk is launching her clothes for wheelchair users in the UK. But the plans are bigger than...


Exchange of experience in Norrbotten

During the pandemic, companies were faced with changing circumstances, which for many became a severe test requiring them to adapt. The new conditions meant in...


Launch of the podcast Kreativa Norrland

Today you can listen to the first episode of Kreativa Norrland. A podcast collaboration between RISE and eXpression Umeå whose mission is to highlight creators and manufacturers...

Victoria Säker, Ulrika Edholm, Anna Gidlöf, Karin Holmberg and Elin Holmberg

Formex - a continued important meeting place for creators from the county 

With a desire for a fresh start after two years of cancelled fairs, Formex, the Nordic countries' most important trade fair for design and interior design, could finally open up and...


Autumn at HUGÅ

HUGÅs Veranda in Hörnefors will soon open its doors with a shop and café, but already on 4 September a big autumn market will be organised....


Music and geocaching mix in new concert series

This weekend, Hide and Seek premieres in Umeå. A brand new concept inspired by hide and seek and the phenomenon of geocaching. Behind the initiative is the entrepreneur and musician...

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