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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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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.


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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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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Evertiq Expo 2021

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre
14 September, 09:00

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Did you know that 8204 is the number of newly started companies in 2020, in the Gothenburg region? Every tenth start-up is established here! The region is making great efforts to facilitate the start-up process for entrepreneurs. Since 2000, the number of newly started companies has doubled.

You can read more about this in our latest report Facts & Figures 2021/22, the most comprehensive compilation of facts and statistics on the Gothenburg region’s business environment.

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Gothenburg - 400 years and still innovative
Stina Stenhagen (1916-1973) was appointed professor of medical chemistry in 1963 and became the first female professor at the University of Gothenburg. Together with her husband Einar Stenhagen, she researched the chemical composition of tubercle bacteria. Her research stretched over several areas, from organic-chemical synthesis work to medicine and chemical ecology. Her research on pheromones to replace toxic pesticides has gained international importance.
Today, life science is one of Gothenburg's fastest growing industries, thank's to a well-functioning collaborations between the healthcare sector, academia, the city and the business community. The region offers world-class research and a leading centre for clinical trials.
GoCo Health Innovation City, the life science center expanding next to AstraZeneca in Mölndal, will be one of the largest in the country. When adding the AstraZeneca BioVentureHub, Sahlgrenska Science Park and the Sahlgrenska Academy, we can really talk about a life science corridor developing into one of the largest in the world.
Business Region Göteborg provides you with knowledge, contacts and opens doors to new innovative collaborations in life science. Read more here.
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Gothenburg is Sweden's innovation powerhouse with world class R&D capacity. 💡
Sweden has the world’s third largest R&D budget in relation to its GDP. And the hub for Sweden’s R&D activities is right here, in the Gothenburg region!

The Gothenburg region accounts for just over a fifth of the country’s total export value and more than a third of Sweden’s total R&D expenditure in businesses.
You can read more about this in our latest report Facts & Figures 2021/22, the most comprehensive compilation of facts and statistics on the Gothenburg region’s business environment.
You can find the report on our website, on the Publications page.
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