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Tech in Gothenburg

Gothenburg has a fast-growing tech scene. The region is home to many of Sweden's brightest young technology companies, including BICO/Cellink, Einride, Recorded Future, Annotell, Mimbly and Heart Aerospace. Be part of the tech scene in Gothenburg

From world-class incubators and international events to open innovation environments, where young tech companies can collaborate and connect with global companies, Gothenburg offers a supportive and proven environment for start-ups and scale-ups.

In recent years, the region’s tech scene has seen rapid growth in terms of employment, value creation and number of start-ups. Many of the innovative companies are emerging in connection to the region’s key sectors, including automotive, life science and ICT, where established clusters are in place and large global companies such as Volvo, Volvo Cars, Geely, Ericsson, SKF, AstraZeneca, Getinge and Mölnlycke are potential customers and collaboration partners.

Tech events in the Gothenburg Region

Hur kan du som företagare inom tech-branschen öka dina chanser att synas medialt? När passar det att tipsa media eller skicka ut ett pressmeddelande? Välkommen på en workshop där vi går igenom hur du…
6 December, 08:45 - 13:00
International House Gothenburg
Gothenburg's annual venture capital forum for investors, startups and scaleups. 
7 - 8 February, 09:00 - 17:00
UNI3 By Geely
Swiss Nordic Bio gathers life science professionals from Switzerland and the Nordic countries under one roof. Meet us there to learn about the vast business and partnering opportunities in Gothenburg…
30 March, 00:00 - 23:59
Radisson Blu Hotel Zürich Airport

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Innovation, Competence, R&D

The Gothenburg region is one of the world's most inventive and resourceful regions, and Sweden's innovation powerhouse. One of our regions many advantages is the availability of competence, of expertise and networks. As the driving force in Västra Götaland, the Gothenburg region has developed into a national hub for research and development accounting for just over a third of Sweden's total private investment in corporate R&D.

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A region of opportunities

Gothenburg offers many opportunities for start-ups and scale-ups to build their business. Here are a few examples of the assets in our tech ecosystem.

The interest in Gothenburg is greater than ever. In the wake of the massive investments being made, not least in mobility and life science, there are excellent opportunities for tech companies.
Andreas Göthberg, Director Business Development Services
700

tech start-ups and scaleups in Gothenburg's county (source: Swedish Tech Ecosystem)

13,000

direct employees (source: Swedish Tech Ecosystem)

Gothenburg is renowned for its strong engineering and IT capabilities. And as Sweden’s leading hub for business R&D, it offers good possibilities for testing and developing tomorrow’s solutions. The region has nearly 100 testbeds, 3 science parks and multiple open innovation environments, which all help foster collaboration, co-creation and innovation.

The start-up ecosystem

If you are looking to establish, invest or innovate in Gothenburg, we can help you understand the ecosystem. Help you identify opportunities and get you in contact with the right companies or organisations to make your business venture a success.  Here, we have listed number of companies and organizations connected to each category. This is constantly changing, contact us for the latest information. Whether you are an investor, start-up or global company looking to collaborate, the region offers good opportunities to do business. The start-up ecosystem

Contact us for more information

If you are considering establishing, investing or innovating in the region, our industry experts can provide you with information, contacts and advice. Contact us today.

Andreas Göthberg
Director Business Development Services
Area of work: Business development Organisation development Tech
Kent Jellmund
Investment Advisor
Area of work: ICT
Area of concern: Establish and invest
Hannes Lindkvist
Project Manager
Area of work: ICT Cluster development
Area of concern: Business development and financing innovation development
Charlotta Johansson
Business Advisor
Area of work: Business development Tech Strategy
Karin Eriksson
Head of Finance Industry and Venture capital
Area of work: Finance Strategy Tech