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Key industries in Skåne

Discover your business and investment opportunities in Skåne's strongest industries; from advanced materials and life sciences to digital games and mobile connectivity


Automotive & E-mobility

Skåne is an ideal location for automotive companies to find competent and skilled communication engineers, thanks to an extensive history of big mobile companies in the region.

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Skåne provides one of the most attractive business environments in the world for cleantech companies, from large-scale businesses that are already world leaders to up and coming start-ups with innovative technologies.

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Malmö, Skåne’s commercial capital, has a diverse population that’s educated with money to spend. Annual retail sales for the city are 2+ billion EUR, while Skåne’s are over 7 billion.

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With access via air, rail, port, road, and a connection to Denmark via the Öresund Bridge, Skåne is a logistics hub that one third of Sweden’s imports and exports pass through.

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Advanced Materials

With two groundbreaking research facilities offering world-class visualization techniques and instruments, as well as Lund University’s research in nanotechnology, Skåne is world-renowned as an advanced materials science stronghold.

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Life Sciences

Making up the Swedish side of Europe's largest life science cluster, Medicon Valley, Skåne is home to many academics, research facilities, and companies working in biotech, pharma and medical technology.

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A history of innovation in technology and life sciences makes Skåne a unique place to thrive in the emerging industry that combines the two into one: healthtech.

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Digital games

With approximately 5 times more game studios per capita than London and Montreal, Malmö and its surrounding area is one of the most important regions for the games industry.

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Skåne is a place rich in talent for tech, from systems design and control to software and hardware design in mobile and wireless systems.

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