Coronavirus  – COVID-19

The State Department and the Harris County Health Department had had a briefing to all Consulates represented in Houston, TX regarding the Coronavirus outbreak in Texas.  As a Consulate we were encouraged to share this important information. Since the situation is changing constantly we are sharing the important websites where you can monitor the situation …

ABB opening in Houston

On October 9, 2019 ABB opened their first Laboratory Robotics Center at the Texas medical Center (TMC) in Houston On the TMC campus, ABB’s team will collaborate with medical staff, scientists and customers from the healthcare industry on the research and innovation of non-surgical medical robotics systems. This will include logistics and next-generation automated laboratory …

Stockholm Brass Ensemble in Texas

The Stockholm Brass Ensemble visited Texas in late September and early October, 2019. The group was invited to give master classes to the students at the Music School at Baylor University in Waco and at Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston. In connection with their teaching they also performed a concert together …

The Nobel Prize 2019

The will of the Swedish chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel established the five Nobel prizes in 1895. The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 William G. …