Open, dynamic and competitive
Welcome to one of the largest life science clusters and one of the most competitive business environments in Europe – and with ambitious plans to expand.
Stockholm-Uppsala is home to one of Europe’s largest and most productive life science clusters, with excellent supporting expertise in IT, telecommunications, clean technology and energy.
The life science cluster in the Stockholm-Uppsala region includes five universities with world-leading research, several hundred companies, university hospitals with high-quality healthcare, innovation support functions, and major government agencies, including the Swedish Medical Products Agency.
Several ground-breaking projects backed by heavy investments are under way to further strengthen the position of Stockholm-Uppsala as a leading life science cluster. These include Stockholm Life, SciLifeLab and a new university hospital due to open in 2016.
With an ability to work across disciplines and bridge corporate, governmental and academic environments, Stockholm-Uppsala is well placed to take on the increasingly complex challenge of delivering the healthcare solutions of today and tomorrow.
The business capital of Scandinavia
Welcome to an international business environment that is modern, open, business-friendly and globally connected. The majority of the multi-national corporations in Scandinavia have placed their head offices in Stockholm, endorsing the quality of local advisors and business partners.
Stockholm is also a major financial hub for Northern Europe and the business hub of Scandinavia. It boasts an advanced financial market and is home to more financial decision-makers and headquarters than any other city in Scandinavia.
In fact, according to IMD’s World Competitiveness Yearbook, Sweden is the most competitive country in Europe. Furthermore, in a number of other rankings on competitiveness, business and markets, Stockholm-Uppsala ranks top 10.