Sweden’s unique focus on innovation, sustainability, co-creation and equality has created a highly dynamic economy. This makes the country a formidable platform for companies to expand their business upon and to use as a brand that meets the demands of an increasingly purpose-driven world.
Business Sweden continuously monitors markets globally, and analyses the effects on Swedish companies’ internationalisation. Our reports provide a broad view of Swedish exports and foreign investments.
At Business Sweden, we see a substantial increase from foreign investors to invest in Swedish tourism. Swedes are considered early adopters and open to new trends. When Sono Group made an enquiry about building a new resort on the High Coast, the region turned to Business Sweden to help develop the relationship.
To build a future that delivers smart society solutions, we need to leverage the power of data and digital technology. Sweden has emerged as an innovation test bed for AI, edge learning, and more, and this is driving collaboration and growth. Listen to insights from Business Sweden’s DigiTech investment expert Alexander Morrone and Ebba Josefson Lindqvist, project manager for The Data Factory at AI Sweden.
The transition to electrified transport – from cars and trucks to aviation – is forging ahead in Sweden, coupled with rapid advances in autonomous driving and shared mobility. Listen in as Martin Jönsson from Business Sweden provides a glimpse of the latest developments in this podcast episode.
It may come as a surprise, but getting airplanes to fly carbon-free is a secondary challenge for the aviation industry. Get the inside story from Ulf Ruderbark at Business Sweden and Maria Fiskerud, Sustainability Manager at BRA – both interviewed in this podcast episode.
The US is a key market for many Swedish companies as Sweden’s largest export market outside of Europe. Tobias Glitterstam, Regional Manager Americas, talks about the latest trends, such as The Biden effect, Buy American, the Green transition and the opportunities that come with these trends.
Utilsing data, technology, R&D, and innovation is at the heart of Sweden’s life science ecosystem, all with the ambition to develop world-leading precision and preventative healthcare solutions. In this podcast, Business Sweden’s life science program manager Britta Stenson and Maria Bäcklund-Hassel from the Swedish eHealth Agency explore the potential of connected health and explain how data is driving change and improvements across the life science ecosystem.
What does sustainable mining really mean? In this podcast episode our mining expert Manik Karn outlines how the global mining sector is becoming greener – with a little help from Sweden’s technology pioneers and sustainability specialists.
Building a sustainable battery ecosystem is one of the greatest puzzles of our time; but the Nordics are swiftly putting the pieces together to create a battery ecosystem that is setting global standards. Robin Petersson, Program Manager for Smart Energy gives insights into Sweden’s lead and the potential for international investment and partnerships.
Why is it profitable today to establish production facilities and make products in Sweden? What are Sweden’s key strengths as global manufacturing goes digital? Get all the answers in this podcast episode where Klas Ericson, Program Manager at Business Sweden, outlines the opportunities ahead in the shift toward green and digitally powered manufacturing.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) brings together 54 nations, 1.4 billion people and six of the fastest growing economies in the world under one trade agreement. In this episode, Andreas Giallourakis, Market Area Director Africa and Trade Commissioner for Business Sweden in Nairobi discusses the scope of the agreement and what it means for Swedish companies in healthcare, consumer and retail, manufacturing, industry, and infrastructure.
A long road to recovery lies ahead despite promising news of effective vaccines. In this episode, Business Sweden’s VP APAC David Hallgren explains the strategic tools and tactics that business leaders need to adopt to tackle uncertainty in export markets.
Developments in the automotive industry are moving at an unprecedented pace. The impact of this cannot be underestimated with the industry providing jobs to 13.8 million people in Europe, representing 6.1% of total EU employment.
Growth, digitalisation and climate change are the basis for today's investment in infrastructure around the world. This places new demands on development, which opens up business opportunities in the public sector internationally. Only available in Swedish.
In this episode we focus on how to succeed with business to business in China. The market has quickly been digitised, and the game rules differ from those normally used by Swedish companies. Only available in Swedish.
“The new era” affects Swedish companies working towards the Chinese market. David Hallgren, Trade Commissioner at Business Sweden's China office, guides us through both the risks but also the opportunities that the development in the market entails. Only available in Swedish.