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100 BN

to be invested in properties and infrastructure 2016-2035r

1.4 M

residents in Gothenburg's labour market region

33 %

of Sweden's private sector R&D investments are made in Gothenburg's county

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Grand opening! Swedens first International House

We are delighted to announce the opening of International House Gothenburg! Designed to offer activities, services and guidance for an easy integration into Swedish society. All in one place!

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Leading R&D region for businesses

With over 1/3 of private R&D investments made in Gothenburg region, almost 100 testbeds and ranked as one of the most innovative regions in Europe, we welcome you to be a part of this expansive R&D region.

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We are testing the future together!

Verify and validate you innovation by using a testbed, this way you can reduce risk and up-front investments. In Gothenburg we have almost 100 testbeds covering many business sectors. 

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Access to competence

Gothenburg region is offering a highly skilled workforce, large universities generating great brains, and three Science parks with an innovative environment bringing out the best in cutting-edge expertise

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Sustainability frontrunner

Home to a leading green-tech cluster and a living example of sustainable urban development. Also testing the transport system of the future - now - join Gothenburg Green City Zone.

A CITY OF INNOVATION

Creating world-class science in everything from medical research to developments in the transport industry, as well as pioneering new technologies like graphene.  Welcome to Gothenburg, a city of innovation. A sustainable city - open to the world! 

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We offer our services to all companies interested to invest, establish or innovate in our region. Our tailor-made services are free of charge and in full confidentiality.

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If you prefer to browse around and explore our reigon in facts and figures, visit our database. Explore industry clusters, analyze our talent pool, compare Gothenburg with other communities, and much more  

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World's most sustainable destinaiton (Global Destination Sustainability Index, 2019)

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Winner of the European Entrepreneurial Region Award 2020 (European Committee of the Regions, European Union)

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Best logistics location i Sweden (Intelligent Logistik 2020)

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Gothenburg - 400 years and still innovative. Beda Hallberg (1869-1945) was driven by a strong commitment to children and young people and participated in voluntary care for the poor in Gothenburg during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. To expand the collection of money, she came up with the equally simple and brilliant idea of ​​giving a flower as a receipt to everyone who donated a penny. The first, so called Mayflower (Majblomman) was sold in 1907 and for fifty years the money from the collection went to help tuberculosis patients. The idea spread to other countries and the success of Majblomman made Beda Hallberg noticed and acclaimed both nationally and internationally. Nowadays, tuberculosis as a public disease has long been eradicated and the focus for Majblomman has therefor shifted to fight child poverty.
When we talk about sustainability today, social sustainability is one of the dimensions. Gothenburg has high ambitions in accordance with Agenda 2030 and the UN's 17 global goals for sustainable development, and our growing 400th anniversary will be developed in a socially sustainable way within the framework of nature's borders and with the economy as a tool.
There are challenges coming with this necessary shift, but also many possibilities - providing exciting business opportunities. Companies that take responsibility for their role in society not only win sympathy, they attract both potential customers and talented employees.
Read more about how Gothenburg works with sustainable development in collaboration, follow link in bio and visit the “Advantage Gothenburg” section.
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Gothenburg - 400 years and still innovative. With Roger Moore behind the wheel, the Volvo P1800 became world famous in the 60s TV series The Saint, responsible for the iconic car design was Pelle Petterson from Gothenburg. With his love for design combined with salty winds, Pelle Petterson is best known for designing sailing boats, not least the extremely popular Maxi boats, and various motorboats. More than 85,000 boats have been built according to Petterson's drawings, apart from boats he has also designed everything from lawnmowers to mopeds to roof boxes. And there is more, he also has medals from both the Olympics and World Cup in sailing and has been the driving force behind two of Sweden's America's Cup ventures.
 
Design, music and advertising from the Gothenburg region are gaining success worldwide. Designers are involved from an early stage of the business process and an integral part of industrial development. The creative climate in Gothenburg is vital and very central to the city's competitiveness and ability to attract talent. Culture not only has an intrinsic value in itself - a city embracing culture and creativity becomes an attractive city to stay in. Ask Pelle Petterson.
At Business Region Gothenburg, we are driven by the conviction that artists and creators play an important role in all kinds of innovation processes and we work actively to support the city's cultural and creative industries. More info:  https://www.businessregiongoteborg.se/goteborgs-naringsliv/branscher-i-fokus/kulturella-kreativa-naringar For more info about opportunities in the Gothenburg Region klick on link in bio
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Did you know that shipping and international trade have been integral for the Gothenburg region for over 400 years? Interest among foreign investors to run companies is great, and every fifth employee works in a foreign-owned company.
Companies in the region have a high export intensity and last year goods were exported for approximately SEK 218 billion, despite disturbances on the world market due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Photo: Port of Gothenburg