IIM Indore to host Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2014

September 17, 2014

Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz will host its ninth qualifier round of the 10-city annual intercollegiate quiz competition at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) campus in Indore on September 17, 20145pm. The event, which is a part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week is organised by The Embassy of Sweden and Swedish industry in India. Peter Wennerholm, second secretary, Science & Innovation/Growth Analysis and Kamal Bali, MD, Volvo India will be the chief guests at the event.
With the addition of Guwahati and Indore, the Quiz now takes place in a total of ten cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune over the month of September to culminate in the national finals in New Delhi.

Winners from Indore will compete for the national championship with finalists from the other cities to win an all-expense paid trip to Sweden, where they will get to visit headquarters of global Swedish companies, Swedish universities and the Nobel Museum, among other things.

There is good news for the runner ups of the finale as well. The first and second runners-up will get a chance to visit Swedish Aerospace giant, Saab’s stand at AERO INDIA 2015. The sponsored trip will included a one day visit to Bangalore, travel, entry fee, lunch and guided tour of the Saab stand.

This year, the quiz will be conducted for the first time by KunalSavarkar, a mastermind semi-finalist and content editor for Kaun Banega Crorepati.

The Embassy of Sweden in India, along with prominent Swedish businesses has been organising the Nobel Memorial Week each year, to further enhance the positive image of Sweden in India by commemorating the spirit of the Swedish innovator, entrepreneur and philanthropist Alfred Nobel through knowledge, innovation, creativity, Swedish contributions to the development of the world and the strengthening of relations between the two countries.

Partnering Swedish companies for this year’s Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week areABB, Atlas Copco, Ericsson, IKEA, SAAB, Sandvik, Scania, SEB, SKF, Tetrapak, Volvo Cars, Volvo India and the Consulate General of Sweden in Mumbai.

For more information and updates on the event, visit www.swedeninindia.com.

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