Business opportunities

In Norrbotten we see opportunities and prioritize those areas that will result in business – business that will advance the county in the long term.

Our business opportunities are based on climate and raw material assets that are unique from an international standpoint. Great investments have already been made, but there is an enormous potential for business associated with investments that are also planned and secured for the next ten-year period.

Read more about the areas we have identified as being the hottest business opportunities seen from Norrbotten’s perspective.

Cold-climate testing

Cold-climate testing

Cold climate - a resource for new business Cold, dark and sparsely populated. Here in Norrbotten, we convert our natural advantages to competitive advantages. Discover the region's potential for cold climate testing, with strong collaboration between...

Data center

Data center

The Node Pole region in northern Sweden, close to the Arctic Circle, holds a combination of ideal inherent qualities for major data centers and high-tech industry. Doing business here is unusually simple. We have a natural integrity, we know each other...

Energy

Energy

Europes lowest energy prices Norrbotten can provide the market’s most energy-efficient solutions, and what’s more, they are 100% green. The lowest energy costs, free low temperatures, good communications, attractive start-up locations and well-qualified per...

Mining

Mining

Norrbotten is home to Europe’s largest iron ore production with more new mines waiting in the wings. LKAB’s underground mining operations are carried out using world beating technology.

Tourism

Tourism

Tourism, the world's largest industri, is growing in Norrbotten Tourism is a growth industry globally and Swedish Lapland is no exception. Since 2001, sales in the county's tourism industry increased by an impressive 75% and generated approximately...

Urban transformation

Urban transformation

Commodities and communities - hand in hand Access to raw materials is the origin of several towns in the county. Just over 100 years of mining in combination with new deposits, means that parts of these communities must transform, and in some cases...