North Sweden is recognized as one of the most exhilarating growth regions globally, with an unwavering commitment to sustainability, energy transition, and innovative breakthroughs. Currently hosting Europe’s largest industrial investments in modern history, totalling a staggering US$1 trillion, north Sweden is positioned at the epicenter ofEurope's green transformation. The region is estimated to grow its population by 20 % in the next seven years and already has over 100 nationalities moving here to be part of the innovative green revolution. Naturally, this extreme expansion rate creates challenges and need for innovation and new partnerships, as well as opportunities for international businesses to take part and tap into the market.
With excellent conditions in place, with leading companies, unique testbeds, universities and a strong innovation system, the region is offering a compelling array of strengths that make it an ideal destination for international businesses and investors committed to a sustainable future.
Softlanding and support
The concept “Soft Landing in North Sweden” is provided by organisations that enables innovation, business opportunities and strategic partnerships that accelerates growth, knowledge and creativity amongst both businesses and people. We are all committed to the mission to contribute to our region’s potential to growth and we do this by collaboration between Investment promotion agencies, the Counties Councils, Science Parks and University interest organisations. Since we cover a broad spectrum of knowledge, competence and networks, we are eager to offer your company know-how and a fast track into new business opportunities within the green transformation- happening right now in North Sweden.
Bifrost Silicon Valley
To foster this development, a delegation from the counties Norrbotten and Västerbotten will be participating in the Bifrost conference in Silicon Valley from March 4-7, 2024. The delegation, featuring representatives from the Science Parks of the cities Skellefteå, Piteå, and Luleå, accompanied by LTU Business and Invest in Norrbotten, aims to bridge Silicon Valley's pioneering spirit and knowledge with our thriving local industries and eco systems. The purpose of the visit is to showcase how businesses in Silicon Valley can establish mutually beneficial partnerships with our local enterprises, contributing to growth and promoting innovation in our region.
Invitation to Demo North Summit and technical visits
As the next step, we invite interested and matching companies to the Demo North Summit in May in Northern Sweden. Combined with a whole week program with site visits, meetings and an introduction about how we can facilitate a potential soft landing process. This week provides an excellent opportunity to meet our local key players who've started the shift to the green transition and establish long term business partnerships.
Demo North Summit is founded and operated by Invest in Norrbotten partly as an activity in an EU project called “Hållbara Investeringar”. Invest in Norrbotten is the agency established to attract international investors and capital to the Norrbotten region, as well as helping local companies expand by finding the right overseas partners to assist their growth. We support companies planning to establish or expand business in our region. and with our wide network of local, regional and national business contacts, we ensure a smooth and swift investment process for your company. Naturally, all our services are free of charge and conducted with full confidentiality.
You can read more about us at www.investinnorrbotten.se