Indore : Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Quiz will host its ninth qualifier round of 10-city annual inter-collegiate quiz competition here on September 17 at 5pm at India Institute of Management.

The winners will get a chance to visit headquarters of global Swedish companies, Swedish Universities and the Nobel Museum among other things.

The competition, 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, Managing Director, 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 10 cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune in September to culminate in the national finals in New Delhi.

 According to a press release of Embassy of Sweden winners from Indore will compete for the National championship with finalists from other cities to win an all-expenses 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 a good news for the runners-ups of the finale as well. The 1st and 2nd runner-up will get a chance to visit Swedish Aerospace giant, Saab’s stand at Aero India 2015. The sponsored trip will include 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 Kunal Savarkar, a mastermind semi-finalist and Content Editor for Kaun Banega Crorepati.

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

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

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