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The ultimate guide to Gothenburg's business environment

We have gathered everything there is to know about the Gothenburg region business environment, collaborations and groundbreaking research and development in one place. 



Facts about Gothenburg

Here you will find a compilation of official Gothenburg facts and statistics. A basic overview. This page is an absolute minimum that you should know about Gothenburg.

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Facts and figures

Every year, we compile a report filled with facts and statistics to help you do business in the Gothenburg region. Don't miss it!

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Economic outlook

Every quarter, we publish an economic report that analyzes how the global economic situation affects the business community in the Gothenburg region.

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News and stories

Stay updated with the latest from business life in Gothenburg. Here you will find news and stories from people and companies.

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Key sectors

We have many strengths in the hotspot for innovation and many strong business sectors. Explore some of these sectors here. 

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Virtual tours

If you want to explore our smart city solutions but cannot travel. Don't worry, we have you covered. Take one of our virtual tours.

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Brand communication guidelines

If you are a company or organisation wanting to use Gothenburg in your marketing. Check out our brand communication guidelines, free for anyone to use.

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Life science directory

We offer a full directory of the companies and organisations within the life science sector located here.

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Land and property solutions

We know our region and we have a network of both public and private property companies and landlords, as well as access to multiple databases.

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    best logistics location in Sweden (Intelligent Logistics, 2023)

  • 33 %

    Sweden's private R&D investments

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    Most sustainable destination in the world (Global Destination Sustainability Index, 2023)

Trend guides

In our strong sectors we are digging deeper. Discovering the trends that are developing or transforming each sector. 

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Mobility and transportation trends

Our vehicles are changing shape, we can see that. But how quickly the systems behind them change as our mobility increasingly become electric, digital, connected and autonomous may not be as obvious. The shift is taking place in all modes of transport. Read about seven strong trends in mobility and transport right now.

Read more about the mobility trends
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Seven life science trends 2024

Rapid advances in precision medicine will fundamentally change healthcare. Digitalisation and AI, together with new advanced therapies and materials, create completely new possibilities for both companies and healthcare providers. Read about the trends shaping the life science sector right now.

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Två händer med ett batteri

Seven effects of west Sweden's new battery industry

An important part of the region's future is currently being built at Torslanda: the battery gigafactory, which will create thousands of jobs and strengthen Gothenburg as a leader in electromobility. At the same time, the entire automotive industry is converting to become electric. Here you can read more about what this can mean for the future.

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