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Start-up ecosystem

Cellink, Swedish Algae Factory, Einride, Annotell, Mycorena and Everdrone - Gothenburg is home to some of Sweden's brightest young technology companies. A contributing factor is the region's strong start-up ecosystem.

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most innovative country in the EU (European Commission, 2019)

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most sustainable destination (Global Destination Sustainability Index, 2019)

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

The start-up map below presents many of the key actors in the region's dynamic ecosystem. Whether you are an investor, start-up or global company looking to collaborate, the region offers good opportunities to do business. If you are looking to establish, invest or innovate in Gothenburg, we can help you understand the ecosystem, identify opportunities and connect you with the right contacts to make your business venture a success.

Illustration of start-up ecosystem in Gothenburg

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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.

Per Österström
Head of FDI
Area of work: Foreign direct investments Establishment
Area of concern: Management team Establish and invest
Maria Strömberg
Director Cluster & Innovation
Area of work: Cluster development Innovation Cleantech
Area of concern: Management team Business development and financing
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