Scania is a proud partner of Nobel Prize Series
This week the Nobel Prize Series brings together Nobel Laureates, world-leading scientists, policy makers and thought leaders in Singapore. The Nobel Prize Series Singapore is presented in partnership with Scania.
Scania has been a partner of Nobel Media for previous official Nobel events held in São Paulo in 2013, and in Rio de Janeiro and New Delhi last year. “This is the fourth world city in which Scania has been a proud partner of international Nobel events,” says Erik Ljungberg, Senior Vice President at Scania. “As a globally active company, we share an interest in the fundamental issues that are raised here and the importance of science in shaping the future.”
Several thousand people, including five Nobel Laureates – Professor Ada Yonath (Chemistry, 2009), Sir Harold Walter Kroto (Chemistry, 1996), Sir James Mirrlees (Economic Sciences, 1996), Professor Stefan Hell (Chemistry, 2014) and Professor Wole Soyinka (Literature, 1986) – as well as the world’s top public and business leaders, academics, educators, community stakeholders and students will converge in Singapore for the Nobel Prize Series Singapore 2015 to discuss the latest thinking that will impact the future of learning and development in the 21st century.
The Nobel Prize Series Singapore 2015 will feature a main conference and an executive roundtable about “The Future of Learning”, public lectures incorporating dialogues with students, as well as a special exhibition.
The travelling exhibition The Nobel Prize – Ideas Changing the World will be displayed in Singapore until 24 Jan 2016. The exhibition tells how Nobel Prize-awarded work has shaped and continues to change our world. “Innovation also lies at the heart of Scania and we are inspired by ideas in continuously improving solutions for our customers,” says Erik Ljungberg.
The Nobel Prize Series Singapore is produced by Nobel Media and the Nobel Museum in partnership with Nanyang Technological University The Nobel prize series aim to stimulate innovation and creative thinking, bringing together Nobel Laureates, other experts and lifelong learners. This unique programme combines conference, lectures, roundtables, an exhibition and other meeting spaces. By sharing achievements and stories of Nobel Laureates with a global audience, this official Nobel programme inspires engagement in science, literature and peace in line with Alfred Nobel’s vision.
For further information please contact, Hans-Åke Danielsson, Press Manager, tel. +46 8 553 856 62.
Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 42,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2014, net sales totalled SEK 92.1 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6 billion. Scania’s press releases are available on www.scania.com